Don Russell Performing Arts Centre is the premier theatre venue in Perth’s eastern suburbs.
Owned and managed by the City of Gosnells, this purpose built performing arts facility has a comfortable 210 seat theatre and a fully equipped dance studio. The intimate theatre boasts excellent acoustics, cushioned tiered seating and clear sightlines from almost every seat in the house.
Up to date equipment, professional staff and an invaluable volunteers group combine to make every event a success.
It features comprehensive audio and lighting systems, including an audio loop for the hearing impaired. Qualified lighting and audio technicians are provided. The first two rows of removable seating provide staging options for concerts and seminars.
The following dimensions are standard and exclusive of wing space:
Depth up to 6.09m
Height (to grid) 4.5m
Backstage separate walk-in wardrobe
Spacious dressing room with full amenities
Easy access drive in loading bay
A 7.5m x 11.5m room
Sprung wooden floor
Full length mirrors
Fixed ballet bars.
Domestic electric oven
Instant hot water
Ample bench space
Additional trestle tables are also available.
Our fabulous volunteers manage the kitchen and provide an ushering service during shows. If you would like to become a DRPAC volunteer, please contact the centre.
The centre has reverse cycle air conditioning for year round comfort. ACROD parking bays, easy access toilets and wheelchair access to the theatre are provided for people with disabilities.
Tickets for the 25-plus events programmed annually can be purchased online, for your convenience. Your credit card details are deleted immediately after your transaction is processed, making online booking both easy and secure. Click on 'Buy Tickets to a Show' in the Related Links below.
Other Available Services and Equipment
Hire of the centre's online booking system, data projector, follow spotlight and extra technical equipment.
For all show bookings, venue hire information and enquiries please call 9498 9414 or email email@example.com