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 235-seat venue attracts around 14,000 patrons a year, and includes a wide range of hire facilities:

  • Auditorium with a fully equipped theatre and tiered seating for 216 people
  • Modern audio and lighting systems
  • A large stage and backstage area, walk-in wardrobe and dressing room with full amenities, and a drive-in loading bay.
  • Suitable for presentations, conferences, product launches, award nights, school graduations, seminars and performances.
  • Studio room with polished floors and versatile layout – suitable for meetings, workshops and conferences.
  • Foyer with comfortable seating and spaces to mingle, mix or gather in groups – it’s the perfect setting for networking, cocktail functions, business gatherings or breakouts during seminars.

Why not get up on stage with our weekly performing arts classes? It's a great way to meet new friends and build confidence.


Venue hire

Please visit our Online Booking Portal to submit a booking enquiry or contact the Box Office on 9498 9414. 

To make an enquiry about hiring another venue, please contact our Facilities Bookings Office on 9397 3244.
Please note, this is not suitable as a party venue.


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



Doors open and morning tea served from 10am. Celebrate the Greatest Hits of The Man In Black - Johnny Cash. As performed by renowned artist Monty Cotton.


This is anything but a painting class. This is an opportunity to come out with your friends and splash some paint on a canvas, no skills required. What better way to spend a Friday evening than out...


Catherine Summers and her five-piece swinging jazz band bring you the songs and stories of the Queen of Jazz, Ella Fitzgerald


BLUE MOON visits the 1960s, when youth became commercial and popular hit song charts were hot news. Doors open and morning tea served from 10am.


Embrace the spirit of Christmas and be part of the festivities at the annual Seniors Carol by Candlelight. Sing along and be entertained by a variety of local musical talent. Easy access and ample...


Set to the soundtrack of Amy Winehouse and Lily Allen, with hits such as Not Fair, Tears Dry on Their Own and Smile, Lisa takes you through the obstacle course of meeting up, hooking up and breaking...


Open Hours

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


  • Kiosk
  • Accessible parking bays
  • Accessible toilet
  • Seating
  • Air-conditioning
  • Microwave