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Our Venues

Theatre

The main auditorium has tiered seating for 492 patrons and a 14-metre stage with a proscenium arch and flytower. Other features include an orchestra pit to accommodate up to 46 musicians, a Yamaha concert grand piano, in-house audio loop, ample dressing room space and convenient backstage loading bay. The stage is masonite over a sprung hardwood floor.

Studio Theatre

Our generous main stage converts into a studio theatre utilising retractable seating accommodating up to 200 people and utilitises all of the on-stage technical facilities.

For information on hiring our theatre or studio theatre contact our Venue Operations Coordinator on (03) 5624 2449 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

  

Fountain Room

The Fountain Room has a large flat parquetry floor and is suitable for exhibitions, trade displays, conventions and meetings. This space can also be divided into two smaller areas, with each having its own entrance.

Wedding receptions are also ideally suited to this area and up to 150 people can be accommodated banquet style with a dance floor. 

Arts Centre Cafe

The West Gippsland Arts Centre has a full liquor licence and restaurant and wine bar providing a range of menu options.

Restaurant hours vary according to seasons (click link for current hours)  as well as before and after performances or by private booking. A baby grand piano is available in this area. A deck with outdoor furniture and umbrellas overlooking parkland allows alfresco dining when weather permits.

Board Room

The Boardroom is situated off the main foyer and separated from the restaurant by acoustic folding doors, giving your function total privacy. Ideal for a small meeting of up to 15 people theatre style or 10 people board room style and conveniently situated for catering.

Exhibition Space

An ideal area for art, photographic and craft exhibitions featuring two exhibition walls with a gallery hanging system and lights to enhance displays. The Exhibition Foyer is also the perfect space for cocktail parties and pre-dinner drinks.

All spaces have their own atmosphere, with advanced lighting and communication systems and an in-house team of technicians to offer support if required.

Included with the hire of all spaces is a lectern, overhead projector, screen, flip chart board, electronic whiteboard and colour television with VCR and DVD player. Other specialist equipment including laptops, data projectors and rear projection screens, is available for hire.

For information on hiring our Fountain Room, Board Room or Exhibition Space contact the Centre on (03) 5624 2456 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it