East Sydney Community and Arts Centre

Type of space: Community Hall, Dance Studio, Multi-use Space, Performance venue, Theatre, Rehearsal Space
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    East Sydney Community and Arts Centre (ESCAC) is a new 2-storey building on the corner of Burton and Palmer streets, centrally located in Darlinghurst’s creative hub. A 10-minute walk from Museum Station and 5-minutes from Oxford St, this state-of-the-art rehearsal facility and performance space features a sprung floor with 10mm tarkett, mirrors, kitchenette, storage and accessible toilets.

    The space is designed for Performing Artists preparing for production, training or building their creative practice as well as being a venue suitable for small scale performance or events.

    Facilities include:

    • Total 168sq metre area
    • 12m x 6m tarkett
    • 3.4m to 4m ceiling height
    • Mirrors with curtain cover-up
    • Black-out blinds
    • Sprung floor with 10mm tarkett
    • AV projector and retractable screen
    • Sound system (MP3)
    • Tables and chairs
    • Foyer entrance/waiting area
    • Fridge, microwave, instant hot water
    • AV, mic and lighting patch points
    • Accessible toilet with shower
    • WiFi (coming soon)
    • Separate storage spaces

    Special Requirements

    First-time hirers must allow 24hrs notice for initial booking as a staff member will need to be available to meet you at the studio to induct you into the space. Venue inspections for this studio can be prearranged with Management. All hirers must adhere to the Studio’s Terms and Conditions.

    Parking Notes

    On-street parking is limited to 2 hours metered parking in Darlinghurst, however there are many public transport options available at nearby Oxford Street (373, 399, 392, 394 and M10).

    This space is suitable for CircusDanceFilmMeetingsMusic / SoundNew MediaOpenings/launchesPerformancePhotoshootsResidencySingingSpoken WordWorkshopsWriting

    Dimensions

    • Floor Dimensions 168.00 meters sq.
    • Ceiling Height High (3m - 4m)
    • Max. Capacity 150

    Accessibilty

    For audience
    • Accessible toilet

    • Entrance lift

    • Hearing loops

    • Smooth ground surface

    • Suitable emergency exits

    • Suitable lighting

    • Wheelchair accessible

    • Wide hallways / entrance

    For performers
    • Performer disabled toilet

    • Reachable door handles

    • Smooth ground surface

    • Suitable emergency exits

    • Suitable lighting

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