Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

32 Burelli Street Wollongong

Located in the heart of Wollongong's Arts Precinct, Illawarra Performing Arts Centre (IPAC) is the region's most loved and respected venue for the performing arts. Comprising three versatile spaces, it plays host to a variety of events, from internationally renowned theatre, music and comedy to a wide range of community events.


IMB THEATRE Seats 515
In the classic tradition of the proscenium arch lyric theatre, the IMB Theatre's steeply raked auditorium ensures every seat is the best in the house. With excellent sight lines, the audience is immersed in the action on stage. 

Fully equipped with a fly tower, orchestra pit, thrust stage, FM hearing augmentation system, captioning facilities and a modern PA, the IMB Theatre is the complete professional performance facility. 

BRUCE GORDON THEATRE Seats 206 (up to 234)
An intimate alternative to the IMB Theatre, the stylish Bruce Gordon Theatre offers two levels, balcony seating, wheelchair and standing room only spaces. 

The theatre is also equipped with a T-switch hearing loop, a versatile lighting rig, PA and optional cabaret seating. 

The venue is perfect for minimalist to full scale theatre productions, cabaret, comedy, intimate musical and dance productions, conferences and community events.

BOB PEET STUDIO Seats 80
A multipurpose 'black box' studio for training, theatre or project development and shows with audiences up to 80 people. Measuring 8.4 metres by 10.45 metres with a high ceiling, the Bob Peet Studio is a versatile space equipped with lighting grid, power and AV options.

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IMB Theatre
Bruce Gordon Theatre


Upcoming Events Here

An Opera Australia Production

Madame Butterfly

A love story that reaches across cultures, across oceans, across time.

22 Aug 18 - 23 Aug 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

www.alist.com.au presents

Arj Barker - We Need To Talk

Australia's adopted son of comedy returns to Wollongong with his brand new show We Need To Talk.

24 Aug 18 - 24 Aug 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 

Merrigong Theatre Company and The Drama Studio present

Young Playwrights Project

Young playwrights see their scripts brought to life on stage by young actors from The Drama Studio.

29 Aug 18 - 29 Aug 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 
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