Geraldine Stringer
31 Constitution Ave, Canberra, ACT, 2601
6276 5200

Royal Theatre Canberra Convention Centre

The largest, multi-function tiered-seating theatre in Canberra, standout features include tiered seating and a flat floor section in front of the large stage, backstage support rooms and an audiovisual control room. Flexibility is the key to the Royal Theatre as many set up configurations are possible.
Opening Hours of Venue: 
Opening Hours of Office: 
8.30am-6pm, Monday to Friday
Are there different opening times for the venue for a performance compared to a rehearsal? If so please state: 
Is the venue closed on any public holidays or other dates during the year?: 
All public holidays
Technical Facilities
Sound system: 
No inbuilt system, available on hire and at cost
Sound engineer: 
At cost
Lighting rigs and side tier curtains are included. All other lighting must be brought in at cost.
Does the venue have any sound restrictions: 
If the venue is not on the ground floor, are there any ramps or lifts for loading heavy equipment: 
Fully accessible via Corrinderk St loading dock
General Facilities
Total capacity: 
2470 theatre style
Security provided: 
Door person provided: 
Kitchen options: 
Catering options can be arranged in house and at cost.
Bar options: 
Fully licensed venue.
Air conditioning available: 
Yes, fully climate controlled
Greenroom and dressing rooms?: 
Approx. 10 dressing rooms.
Cleaning Policy: 
Included, however extra charges may apply if excessive damage/mess.
Disabled Toilets: 
Fire Exits?: 
Does the venue have available instruments on the premises?: 
If so are there any special requirements for these instruments?: 
Piano must be tuned. Tuning will occur at cost.
Is there a dance floor: 
Plenty of room for dance floor
Parking facilities
What parking facilities are available?: 
Parking is available underneath the National Convention Centre. It is accessible via Constitution Ave.
Is it paid parking?: 
Is the space suitable for a performance, a rehearsal or a teaching venue?: 
Large scale performances
Does the venue have a typical market segment: 
Does the venue have a certain style of décor: 
Large convention centre with full theatre/concert layout.
Fees and Charges
Hire rates: 
Upon negotiation
Community discount rate: 
Upon negotiation
Tickets are to be sold through Ticketek
Insurance provided or expected: 
Public Liability Insurance is expected to be taken out by hirer.
Cancellation policy: 
Upon negotiation.
Disabilities Facilities and Access
Is there a ramp to the building?: 
Yes, fully accessible
Does the building have multiple floors? Are there internal ramps?elevators available?: 
Yes, fully accessible through internal ramps and elevators.
Sound Insulation
Is the venue insulated from the outside noise?: 
Yes, fully insulated.
Marketing and Ticketing
Does the venue provide its own advertising for performances?: 
Events will be advertised through the National Convention Centre's website and by Ticketek
What are the requirements for ticketing? Does the venue take a cut? Is there a compulsory company to sell tickets through?: 
All ticketing is to be organised through Ticketek.
Recording Facilities
Are there recording facilities?: 
No in house recording facilities.