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Venue Hire

Performance Venue Hire (Touring): please contact Tracey Patroni, Program Coordinator, on (07) 3810 7762 or email Tracey.Patroni@ipswich.qld.gov.au with any queries.

Performance Venue Hire (Community): please contact David Finn, Theatre Operations and Services Manager, on (07) 3810 7752 or email David.Finn@ipswich.qld.gov.au with any queries.

Technical Services: please contact Nick Burke, Theatre and Production Supervisor, on (07) 3810 7767 or email Nicholas.Burke@ipswich.qld.gov.au with any queries.

Seating Plans

Performances held at the Civic Centre can have a bespoke seating plan if required by the promoter of the production (charges may apply). Please see some commonly used seating plans and definitions below:

George Hogg Auditorium

  • Seating Plan (Flat with Aisle)
  • Seating Plan (Raised)
  • Seating Plan (Flat no Aisle)

Cunningham Room

  • Theatre Style
  • Tables of 8

Stalls: are rows of seats configured on a flat floor and located closest to the stage on the main auditorium level. AA row is not always available depending on the promoter and the performance.

Raised Stalls: are located on the main auditorium level as well but are configured in a grandstand style format (tiered seating).

Gallery: is located upstairs above the main auditorium level and stage and is configured in a grandstand style format (tiered seating).

Allocated Seating: is a reserved seating event where each ticket is assigned a specific seat in the venue at the time of purchase. Seats are typically identified by row number/letter, seat number, and sometimes by section.

General Admission: is a ticketed event with no assigned seat numbers; this means patrons who have purchased a ticket to the performance or event can simply find their own seat upon entering the theatre.

Technical Services

The venue offers a comprehensive range of cutting-edge equipment and experienced staff capable of assisting to enhance a range of performing arts including theatre, dance, musicals, concerts, school performances, workshops, multimedia presentations and band performances.

We would encourage you to contact Nick Burke, Theatre and Production Supervisor, on (07) 3810 7767 or email Nicholas.Burke@ipswich.qld.gov.au to discuss and plan the technical requirements for your event.

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