Bluestone Church Arts Space

Type of space: Dance Studio, Multi-use Space, Art Gallery, Music Performance Venue, Music Rehearsal Space, Rehearsal Space, Sound Recording Studio, Performance venue, Theatre

    The Bluestone Church Arts Space in Hyde Street, Footscray is a dedicated arts and performance venue available for hire for the following purposes only: 

    • Creative arts workshops
    • Rehearsals
    • Residencies
    • Performances
    • Exhibitions
    • Festivals
    • Artist development
    • Presentations and panel discussions related to the arts

    The venue is suitable as a rehearsal space as well as performance venue for musicians, dancers, puppeteers, singers, and other performers. Past users have described the space as versatile, unique and creatively inspiring. Additional venue facilities available include 80 folding and stackable chairs, theatre blacks, six channel audio system, artwork hanging system.

    The venue includes a small kitchenette, accessible toilets, heating, and a kiosk/ticket booth, and is available for hire 7 days a week between 8.30am and midnight.

    If you are interested in hiring the Bluestone Church Arts Space please contact us.

    Pricing Terms

    $50 per day, $240 per week for non-profit use, $400 per week for commercial use. $200 bond.

    Special Requirements

    Public liability insurance required. Liquor license required if alcohol is being sold. Both are the responsibility of the hirer.

    Lease Conditions

    Please contact us to review the availability of the Bluestone Church Arts Space.

    Parking Notes

    2 hour visitor parking available at the Council. Please ensure you review the signs before parking.

    This space is suitable for DanceDrawingExhibitionsFilmFilm LocationInstallationMusic / SoundNew MediaPerformancePhotographyProject SpaceResidencySingingSpoken WordWorkshopsWriting


    • Floor Dimensions 225.78 meters sq.
    • Ceiling Height Very High (4m +)
    • Max. Capacity 100


    For audience
    • Accessible toilet

    • Bold signage

    • Drop-off point

    • Flexible layout

    • Public transport

    • Smooth ground surface

    • Wide hallways / entrance

    For performers
    • Accessible stage door

    • Smooth ground surface