Venue Options

The Don Russell Performing Arts Centre is a modern, universally accessible and self contained venue close to public transport and free parking.
The centre offers two areas for hire:

  • Auditorium with a fully equipped theatre and tiered seating for 235 people, modern audio and lighting systems, a stage and backstage
    area featuring a separate dressing room and green room with full amenities. An easy access drive-in loading bay access. Suitable for theatre productions, presentations, conferences, product launches, award nights, school graduations, seminars and performances.
  • Studio with a professional dance floor, mirrors, curtaining and ballet bar, this space is versatile in it's room layout making it suitable for dancing, meetings, workshops and conferences.
  • Additional rooms can be hired with either of the above main rooms including, the food preparation area, and undercover courtyard.
  • The venue is available to hire between the hours of 7:00am and 11:45pm, 7 days a week.

More information

Please visit our Online Booking Portal to view availability and submit a booking enquiry.

For general enquiries or for booking dates within the next 7 days, please call the Box Office on 9498 9414, or email

Don Russell Performing Arts Centre, Lot 13 Murdoch Road
Thornlie WA 6110



The DRPAC Team

Open Hours

Monday: 10am ‐ 2pm
Tuesday: 10am ‐ 2pm
Wednesday: 10am ‐ 2pm
Thursday: 10am ‐ 2pm
Friday: 10am ‐ 2pm


  • Professional theatre set up
  • Industry qualified staff
  • Fully equipped dance studio
  • Shared foyer area
  • In house kiosk serving cafe coffees, snacks and cold drinks
  • Air conditioning
  • Universal access
  • Toilets
  • Accessible toilet
  • Parking
  • Standard parking bays
  • Accessible parking bays