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Performance space facilities list

The East Sydney Community and Arts Centre (ESCAC) Performance Space is part of a modern 2-storey building centrally located in Darlinghurst’s creative hub made possible through the generous support of City of Sydney. The space is available to hire for performances as well as being a venue suitable for events, classes and workshops.

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Affordable weekend performance venue in the heart of Darlinghurst

Facilities include:
  • Total hall size 17.3m x 9.7m (168msq)
  • 3.4m to 4m ceiling height
  • Mirrors with curtain cover-up
  • Black-out blinds
  • Sprung floor with 2mm tarkett
  • 9 x trestle tables and 100 x chairs
  • Foyer entrance/waiting area
  • Fridge, microwave, instant hot water
  • In house 4 x speaker PA system
  • 4 or 8 channel sound mixer
  • Accessible toilet with shower and baby change facility
  • WiFi
Available by arrangement:
  • AV projector with HDMI input and retractable screen
  • 3 x ceiling lighting bars with patch points
  • T/Light Nova 24 channel lighting desk
  • 10 x Fresnel, 14 x Profile, 6 x PAR64 (inc gel holders) and 6 x PAR64 LED lamps
  • Separate storage spaces
Opening Hours:

Friday and Saturday: 6pm – 11pm
Sunday: 9am – 8pm


34-40 Burton St DARLINGHURST 2010

How to get there:
  • Oxford Street 2 minute walk
  • 333, 373, 399, 392, 394 and M10 buses
  • Museum Station 10-minute walk
  • On-street metered parking 
Rates (GST inclusive):

Rate card for performance space

Please note: First-time hirers must allow 24hrs notice for initial booking as a staff member will need to be available to meet you at the studio to induct you into the space. Venue inspections for this studio can be prearranged with Management. All hirers must adhere to the Studio’s Terms and Conditions.

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