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 60
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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We offer dedicated support, including a large range of complimentary services that will assist you in running a successful event. 

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Illawarra Performing Arts Centre General Information 
• IMB Theatre Tech Specs
• IMB Theatre Seating Plan
Bruce Gordon Theatre Seating Plan
Bruce Gordon Theatre Tech Specs


Upcoming Events Here

A CDP Kids production

The 78-Storey Treehouse

Taking kids theatre fun to new heights.

20 Jul 18 - 21 Jul 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

A Belvoir, Malthouse Theatre and State Theatre Company South Australia Co-production

The Events

Starring Catherine McClements in a moving exploration of community and healing.

25 Jul 18 - 28 Jul 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

A Merrigong Season Show
 

Merrigong Theatre Company presents

The Siren Project - Development Showing

Work-in-progress showing.

28 Jul 18 - 28 Jul 18
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

 
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