Bryan Brown Theatre & Function Centre - Hire

Bryan Brown Theatre & Function Centre - Hire
Bryan Brown Theatre Foyer and Entry
Located in the heart of Bankstown, the Bryan Brown Theatre and Function Centre features a modern suite of vibrant community and business meeting spaces, a state of the art 300-seat theatre and a cafe. Bryan Brown Theatre & Function Centre - Hire Located in the heart of Bankstown, the Bryan Brown Theatre and Function Centre features a modern suite of vibrant community and business meeting spaces, a state of the art 300-seat theatre and a cafe.  
Bryan Brown Theatre Foyer and Entry

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

In line with NSW Government advice,  The Bryan Brown Theatre and Function Centre will be closed for the duration of the lockdown  with closure commencing from 6pm 26 June  until further advice from the NSW Government.
For any enquiries during this time, please contact us at bryanbrowntheatre@cbcity.nsw.gov.au or (02) 9707 9404

​​HIRE​

Located in the heart of Bankstown, The Bryan Brown Theatre and Function Centre features a modern suite of vibrant community and business meeting spaces, a state of the art 300-seat theatre and cafe. The venue houses accessible event spaces that cater for small workshops, training sessions, information sessions, conferences, VIP cocktail events and much more. The function rooms and theatre are available both during and after normal building opening hours.

The building, which The Bryan Brown Theatre and Function Centre sits in, is the Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre. It has won a collection of architectural awards for its sustainable design.

The Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre won Public Works Project of the Year at the IPWEA NSW Division 2015 and Engineering Excellence Awards in October 2015. It was also shortlisted in the NSW Architecture Awards for Interior Architecture, Public Architecture and Sustainable Architecture and won the National Design Award for lighting and structure.

 

OUR SPACES

The Bryan Brown Theatre

Our 300-seat theatre is ideal for cultural showcases, dance concerts, musical performances, musicals, conferences, seminars and film screenings.

The Theatre provides:

  • A green room, optional dressing rooms;
  • Backstage flyline capacity;
  • Lighting rig;
  • High quality sound system;
  • Loudspeaker system and mixing desk; and
  • Accessible ramps on both sides of stage.

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Function Rooms 

As well as the fantastic performance space, the function centre is an ideal venue for your exhibitions, launches, functions, conferences and workshops.

Community Room 1

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  • Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, capacity for this space is limited to a maximum of 30 guests
  • CAPACITY: 145 theatre style, 30 U-shape style, 45 cabaret style (5-7 per table)
  • Function space with a SmartBoard, tables and chairs provided by the venue.

 

Community Room 2

  • Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, capacity for this space is limited to a maximum of 20 guests
  • CAPACITY: 90 theatre style, 20 U-shape style, 30 cabaret style (5-7 per table)
  • Function space with a SmartBoard, tables and chairs provided by the venue.

 

Lansdowne Room 1

  • Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, capacity for this space is limited to a maximum of 15 guests
  • CAPACITY: 55 theatre style, 20 U-shape style, 30 cabaret style (5-7 per table)
  • Function space with a projector and screen, tables and chairs provided by the venue.

 

Lansdowne Rooms 1 and 2

 

  • Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, capacity for this space is limited to a maximum of 30 guests
  • CAPACITY: 110 theatre style, 30 U-shape style, 40 cabaret style (5-7 per table)
  • Function space with a projector and screen, tables and chairs provided by the venue.

*Please note, capacities may vary depending on whether catering is served inside the function space.

 

CATERING

The venue serves a delicious menu and has the flexibility to prepare tailored menus as well. The in-house catering is available in a range of serving styles, including stand-up cocktail or buffet style, cocktail function for 200 people, or a seminar for 35.

For more information and menus click, visit our Catering page.

EQUIPMENT

The Bryan Brown Theatre is fitted with a state-of-the-art sound system and in-house equipment lighting to suit your event needs. The Bryan Brown Theatre and Function Centre can provide audio-visual equipment, including a lectern and microphones in the function rooms.

FLOORPLANS

Bryan Brown Theatre - Seating Map with Numbers.pdf

Bryan Brown Theatre - Function Centre Floor Plan

ENQUIRE

We invite you to explore Bryan Brown Theatre and Function Centre, and look forward to hearing from you if you would like a quote or have any questions.

To enquire, or organise a site visit, please fill out the Hire Enquiry Form below.

Full terms and conditions are included in the downloadable Venue Hire Booking Application.

Venue Hi​re Booking Form