Making affordable space for Sydney Artists since 2005

Performing Arts Spaces

Brand X offer rehearsal spaces for theatre, music, film and dance practitioners across Sydney. These venues are specifically designed to cater for the needs of Performing Artists to develop their practice, make new work or prepare for production and presentation on stage or screen.

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The Flying Nun

Celebrating the fringe, alternative and local contemporary counter-culture, come and be the first audience to witness new performance work fresh out of the rehearsal room and by doing so, support Independent Artists to propel their work on to stages across Sydney.

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Our Programs

Brand X are proud to offer NSW based emerging and professional artists with opportunities to develop their practice, generate income and expand their capacities through a comprehensive portfolio of programs to service independent creative practitioners.

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Book a Studio

Use our online booking calendar to secure your rehearsal or meeting space with Brand X. The calendar displays all confirmed activity in our venues until December 2020, allowing you to reserve your one-off or on-going bookings at a Brand X space in Darlinghurst or St Leonards.

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Our Impact

17

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95,948

artists with space

323

residencies

$304,494

income to artists

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Latest news

  • Liveworks, Festival of Experimental Art

    Liveworks 2019 is a Festival of Experimental Art that will take place at Carriageworks from the 17th of October till the 27th of October. Find out more about this year's program. Read more

  • "These Walls Could Talk" mental health through art and poetry

    Sydney Art Events: New Public Art Commission for Sydney unveiled as part of The Big Anxiety 2019."These Walls Could Talk" addresses mental health through art and poetry. Read more

  • EOI Open for The Flying Nun Season 5

    Brand X are seeking expressions of interest from Performing Artists wanting to be considered for The Flying Nun program (Season 5) that will take place from January 2020 till June 2020. Aplications Due: 1st November 2019 Read more

Latest events

  • Dido & Aeneas

    Fri 25 Oct at 8pm
    Sat 26 Oct at 8pm


    Dido, the Queen of Carthage, falls in love with Aeneas. The gods have other ideas: they doom the lovers. Dido, despairing, kills herself. Purcell’s classic chamber opera interpreted afresh with a youthful, queer, subverted lens. Tickets available for $20. Read more

  • Jeppee Peppee

    Fri 8 Nov at 8pm

    The ultimate variety stage spectacular about the simultaneous suffering and hilarity of being alive. Tim and Eric meets Waiting for Godot after inhaling a lot of unspecified drugs; exaggerated and obscure dance theatre mocking the everyday human, and of course ourselves in hot pink suits. Tickets available for $20. Read more

  • Field Recording with Alexandra Spence

    Brand X is offering a series of training sessions in useful skills for the arts sector. Learn the tricks of the trade in field recording with Alexandra Spence who is an artist and musician. Read more