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Venue Hire

Situated in the picturesque Dandenong Ranges, Burrinja Cultural Centre is a vibrant hub for arts and culture in the region. Offering a range of unique and creative spaces, Burrinja is the perfect venue to make your event stand out - from performances and rehearsals, to corporate and business functions, social and special events.

Comprising a 400 seat theatre, intimate black box space, beautiful Burrinja galleries, Indigenous gardens, workshop spaces, artists’ studios, a meeting room and the Skylark Room café & bar, Burrinja offers flexible and stunning venues for all occasions and budgets.

Burrinja is an inclusive and access friendly venue, with extensive on-site parking for guests and bus spaces. Our experienced staff are committed to quality customer service. Get in touch to see how we can help make your event unique, memorable, successful and enjoyable at Burrinja.

Please direct your venue hire inquiries to our Venue Manager Toni Kirk via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or 03 9754 8723.

To list your event or workshop on the Burrinja website send through your confirmed event info here or workshop info here

 

 

Spaces for Hire at Burrinja

Burrinja Theatre

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The Burrinja Theatre can offer a 300 seat configuration and has full stage facilities with professional technical and contemporary staging equipment. The tiered seating and 10m x 9m sprung sheet timber stage make it an ideal space for theatre shows, plays, concerts, large conferences and seminars. Other features include in-house audio loop, seating for to up to 10 wheelchairs, ample well-appointed dressing rooms, green room, wide screen data/video projector, and convenient backstage loading bay.

Theatre Standard Inclusions: When hiring the Burrinja Theatre, your hiring charges include standard theatre lighting and audio, access to WiFi, use of 4 ground floor dressing rooms, use of green room, power, air conditioning, standard cleaning, foyer use for merchandise and programs. Staffing, ticketing and marketing support will incur additional charges.

2017 Main Theatre Technical Specifications
Burrinja Theatre Standard LX Rig
LD Dimensions
Burrinja Stage
2017 Theatre Hire Charges

Black Box

  

Situated on the first floor, the Studio is a flexible space that can seat up to 120 people in a flat floor space with flexible stage, lighting, digital projection and sound facilities. Available for corporate training, seminars, functions, performances, rehearsals and workshops. A break-out room/dressing room and kitchen facilities are also available when hiring the Studio.

Black Box Standard Inclusions: When hiring the Black Box Studio, your hiring charges include standard theatre lighting and audio, use of 1 first floor dressing room, power, air conditioning, standard cleaning, foyer use for merchandise and programs. Staffing, ticketing and marketing support will incur additional charges.

2017 Black Box Studio Specs
2017 Black Box Hire Charges

The Skylark Room

The Skylark Room is a great venue for your conference dinner or to relax with a glass of wine after your workshop or meeting. It is also open for pre-show dining and drinks. With flexible seating for up to 80 people, the space is perfect for that special function or celebration with a delicious difference. A warm, welcoming environment with table seating and comfy lounges.
For more information and bookings contact The Skylark Room on 8288 2772 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Arts Workshop

The Arts Workshop suits creative classes and workshops for up to 25 people. It is an indoor and outdoor space which is perfect for making a bit of a mess in.
For full details on rates for the Arts Workshop please contact our Venue Manager Toni Kirk via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or on 03 9754 8723.

Meeting Room

Located in the Administration section of the theatre, the Meeting Room is suitable for up to 8 people in carpeted, air-conditioned comfort, with access to WiFi and AV facilities. Perfect for small meetings or workshops. In house catering options available.
For full details on rates for the Meeting room please contact our Venue Manager Toni Kirk via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or on 03 9754 8723.

Hiring Policy

To download Burrinja's Venue and Theatre Hiring Policy please click here

Hirers Insurance

You will need to supply Burrinja with a current Certificate of Currency for $10,000,000 public liability insurance.
Alternatively, hirers can liaise with the Yarra Ranges Council for cover under their insurance and be charged a one-off surcharge for this.

Please contact Toni Kirk, Venue Manager at Burrinja, with any queries about Venue Hire via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or 03 9754 8723.



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Cnr Glenfern Road and Matson Dr, Upwey, VIC
Box Office: 9754 8723
Burrinja: Tuesday – Sunday 10am – 4pm