The College has state of the art facilities in its Performing Arts Centre, the Barcham Theatre.
The Barcham Theatre and the associated complex is available for hire by schools, early childhood centres, local organisations, not-for-profit entities and corporate and commercial organisations enterprises.
The complex facilities include:
- 218 Theatre Style Seats
- Additional 50 Seats Available Or Cushion Floor Seating For Up To 130 Children
- Can Host a maximum of 350 people (including performers)
- Massive 307 Square Metre Stage Area
- Lighting DMX
- Audio Visual Cabling Throughout
- Four Lighting Bars – DMX & Analogue
- Lighting bars winched controlled to allow easy set-up
- Professional Series Audio Control
- Speakers by JBL
- Digital Lighting Control Console
- Green Room
- Three Instrumental Practice / Tuition Rooms
- Large Rehearsal Studio
- Foyer Reception & Kitchenette Space
Rates for a single performance include:
- Hire – five hours on a single date
- 2 hours tech support
- On-call tech support
- Cleaning, insurance, utilities
Fee and Charges
Please note: fees and charges to be paid at least 5 days in advance.
|Particulars||Total Fee Payable ex. GST||Terms|
|Full Day Hire Rate (8am – Midnight)||$800.00||these fees include no staff – minimum supervision requirements apply|
|Daytime Hire Rate (8am – 5pm)||$600.00||these fees include no staff – minimum supervision requirements apply|
|Half Day Rate (3hrs to 5hrs)||$400.00||these fees include no staff – minimum supervision requirements apply|
Evening Performance Only – Access after 4pm Weekdays only
Access after 4pm Weekends only
|$500.00||these fees include no staff – minimum supervision requirements apply|
|Rehearsal Blocks (up to 4 hours, no public access)||$300.00||these fees include no staff – minimum supervision requirements apply|
|Bump in (Prior to Performance)||$135.00|
Hire Charge includes: Cleaning, Insurance, Utilities
|Monday to Sunday inclusive|
|Duty Technician (per hour)||$70||Minimum 3 hour call|
|Usher (per hour)||$30||Minimum 3 hour call|
|Daily Technical Equipment Fee||$100||Includes access to all technical equipment available|
Bond and Security Deposit
|Non-refundable security deposit to confirm booking||$200 plus GST|
Drama Room Usage
Dressing/Change Room only $150 plus GST
Food and Drink $200 plus GST
Theatre, Foyer, Drama Room
Additional Seating/Tables required $30 per hour.
Important information to Hirers:
Drama Room and Green Room are not always available for usage during school time.
Functions requiring extra rubbish bins will incur a cost of $100 to cover the cost of excess weight charged by the waste removal supplier.
Rubbish Bins to be emptied by the hirer into Waste Skips in the Willowbank Road Carpark.
Weekly Charges for Licence Holders
|Theatre Floor Space Only||$45.00 per Hour|
|Drama Room||$35.00 per Hour|
Payable quarterly/per school term in advance
Key Bond for Licence Holder – $60.00
Security Deposit Licence Holders – $200 refundable at end of License.