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gardens theatre auditorium

Gardens Theatre Complex

Gardens Theatre Complex is an inner-city performing arts venue, with a 397-seat proscenium arch auditorium with Orchestra Pit, exceptional Front-of-House service, and flexible backstage facilities including a green room, dressing rooms, and a rehearsal/performance studio with sprung floor. A modern Foyer features floor-to-ceiling views of the City Botanic Gardens and is equipped with AV capabilities.

Gardens Theatre Complex is an ideal venue for live dance, theatre or arts performances, product or corporate launches, keynote lectures or conferences, and cocktail functions or seated dining.


395 Theatre (tiered)
451 Theatre (tiered + flat), includes additional seating over Orchestra Pit (54 seats on flat surface)

Rehearsal/Performance Studio

Dressing Rooms

See Foyer capacities


Stage Dimensions: 14m (depth) x 11m (width) with Orchestra Pit raised, or 10.5m (depth) x 11m (width) with Orchestra Pit at floor level plus extra seating
Proscenium Height: 6.15m
Projection Screen: 3.6m x 2.7m (4:3)
Ceiling Height: 6.15m (pros)
Raked House Seating: 397, including PWD access and seating
Motorized Screen: 12m x 9m
Motorized Orchestra Pit: 12.78m x 3.38m
Rehearsal/Performance Studio: 14m x 11m (160 people)
Green Room: 14m x 10m, with tea and coffee making facilities
Loading Dock: 2.8m (height) x 2.9m (width)
Fully Light controlled
Wired for projections, data, light and surround sound
6 x Dressing Rooms (varying capacities)
Laundry and wardrobe facilities
Specialised on-site technicians

Guest Parking

Pay-on-exit public parking is available within a short walking distance of Gardens Theatre. Availability during busy periods and university semesters may be extremely limited.

After hours or weekends car park bookings may be pre-arranged for guests attending a specific event, but will incur a fee and are subject to availability.


2 George Street, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
(Airport 15km, CBD 500m)
See how to get here
Gardens Point map


QUT Precincts Events Team
07 3138 7750

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