You can look forward to more fabulous entertainment at the Don Russell Performing Arts Centre in 2023. 

To book any shows please click  here.

Enjoy a great line-up of professional, top-rated theatre shows right on your doorstep.

With our free parking facilities and easy access to public transport, you can enjoy a great night without the hassles of travelling to the CBD. 

Our modern venue attracts around 14,000 patrons a year, and includes a wide range of hire facilities:

  • Auditorium with a fully equipped professional theatre and tiered seating for 216 people
  • Modern audio and lighting systems
  • A large stage and backstage area, dressing room and room with amenities, and a drive-in loading bay
  • Suitable for presentations, conferences, product launches, award nights, school graduations, seminars and performances
  • Studio room with sprung wooden floors and versatile layout – suitable for meetings, workshops and conferences for up to 80 people
  • Foyer with comfortable seating and spaces to mingle, mix or gather in groups. This is a common area the perfect setting for networking and pre and post event drinks

Venue hire

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

For general enquiries or for booking dates within the next 7 days:

Please note: this is not suitable as a party venue.

Don Russell Performing Arts Centre, Lot 13 Murdoch Road
Thornlie WA 6108
Australia

Events

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$40 PER ANNUM (PRO-RATA) MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS Priority bookings – Access to tickets before they are released to the public Ticket discount – 15% discount on one (1) ticket to every show Exclusive...

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Poisoned apples. Glass slippers. Who needs ‘em? Not Snow White and her posse of disenchanted princesses in the hilarious hit musical that’s anything but Grimm. The original storybook heroines are none...

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The Beatles Songbook Few bands have made the impact that was created by The Beatles, they defined the 60's and their influence is still felt today. They created such classics as Yesterday, Hey Jude...

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Perth entertainer Andrew Simpson stars as the very groovy Austin Powers in this swinging 60s musical-comedy cabaret show. AKA Austin Powers, Andrew will sing his way through some of the biggest 60s...

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Grab your girlfriend, mum, sister and even your grandmother for this perfect night out, as you bob the night away to your favourite disco tunes. DIVAS – The Drag Revue is the ultimate variety show...

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Thanks to the the West Australian Opera and supported by Healthways Act Belong Commit program, the City of Gosnells brings you this 10 week choir workshop. Have you or your child ever wanted be part...

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"Life is what happens while you're busy making other plans" is not something Jane Austen wrote herself, but she proves it conclusively in her sparkling comic masterpiece about finding your equal and...

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Rod and Bazz play seven instruments between them. Take Two perform the great hits from a variety of artists including Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, The Shadows, Buddy Holly, Elvis Presley, Roy Orbison...

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This is anything but an art class. This is an opportunity to come out with friends, have a laugh and get messy – no skills required. What better way to spend a Friday evening than out with friends...

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Australia’s leading lady of musical theatre, Marina Prior, is returning to WA in May 2024 for an intimate series of performances. Accompanied by piano maestro David Cameron, Marina will perform songs...

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**Please be advised that due to circumstances beyond our control, the 11am performance will not be going ahead as printed in the brochure. When the world is dark with war, courage and heart light the...

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The ultimate KISS tribute band, playing all their greatest hits in full makeup and costumes. • Rock and Roll All Nite • I Was Made for Lovin’ You • God Gave Rock and Roll to You • Hard Luck Woman –...

Contact

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Open Hours

Monday: 10:00 am-2:00 pm - Box Office
Tuesday: 10:00 am-2:00 pm - Box Office
Wednesday: 10:00 am-2:00 pm - Box Office
Thursday: 10:00 am-2:00 pm - Box Office
Friday: 10:00 am-2:00 pm - Box Office

Features

  • Professional theatre set up
  • Fully equipped studio
  • Shared foyer area
  • In house kiosk serving cafe coffees, snacks and cold drinks
  • Accessible parking bays
  • Accessible toilet
  • Seating
  • Air-conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Universal access
  • Toilets
  • Standard free parking bays