The Princess Theatre

Type of space: Art Gallery, Cinema, Dance Studio, Multi-use Space, Music Performance Venue, Music Rehearsal Space, Performance venue, Photography Studio, Rehearsal Space, Theatre, Co-Working Space, Community Hall, Fashion Studio, Hackerspace, Makerspace (Shared open space for making), Markets, Non Traditional, Office Space, Open-air space , Photography and Film Location, Pop-up Space, Retail Space, Visual Art Studio

    The Princess Theatre is a unique events venue that oozes character, charm and history. We like to stand out from the rest by doing things a little differently. Hiring the Princess Theatre offers the opportunity to choose your own caterer, entertainment, styling and all those special little event details that will make your function one to remember forever. 

    The Princess Theatre has played hosts to many different events including performing arts, weddings, stand up comedy, birthdays, engagements, photo shoots, music video shoots, seminars, training, fashion shows, fundraisers, trivia nights, promotional events, Xmas partys and many more

    Located in the heart of Woolloongabba the beauty and the vintage old world charm of this lovely old building will captivate your imagination as you plan your perfect event. 

    Contact us to find out more or to book your next event.

    Pricing Terms


    Versatile set up/seating options and capacities:

    Dining furniture for 50 - 150 guests. Cocktail furniture for 50 - 300 guests

    Theatre seating for 100 - 320 guests (can be increased to 445 if required- fees will apply)

    In-house sound and lighting systems and the support of an experienced AV technician from IJS Production for 5 hours - if you have your own sound and/or lighting engineer/s, they are welcome to operate our equipment as long as an IJS tech person is on-site. Included tech specs attached: mics, foldbacks etc

    Projection - Huge on-stage projection screen

    Cleaning - Before and after event cleaning

    BYO Caterer - Use of kitchen and serving area

    Raise Funds - hire of The Princess Theatre offers a unique opportunity to sell food and beverages to raise funds for your chosen cause.

    On-site venue management - There will also be someone onsite to open, close and assist when required.

    Special Requirements

    Guests are welcome to arrange their own licenced catering.

    Parking Notes

    Parking Options:

    Secure parking available next door at Hotel Diana $5 flat fee after 4pm, Mon - Sun.

    Street parking is also available in nearby side streets

    Load in and Load out access via lane directly next to the theatre

    This space is suitable for AnimationAnimatronicsArts and CraftCircusCo-workingDanceDesk-based workDigital DesktopDrawingExhibitionsFashionFilmFilm LocationGraphic DesignIndustrial DesignInstallationInterior DesignJewelleryMeetingsMusic / SoundNew MediaOpenings/launchesPaintingPerformancePhotographyPhotoshootsPodcastsProject SpaceRetailSingingSpoken WordStylingWorkshopsWriting


    • Ceiling Height Very High (4m +)
    • Max. Capacity 500
    • Floorplan Download


    For audience
    • Accessible toilet

    • Audio description booth

    • Bold signage

    • Close seating

    • Drop-off point

    • Entrance ramps

    • Flexible layout

    • Hearing loops

    • Public transport

    • Smooth ground surface

    • Suitable emergency exits

    • Suitable lighting

    • Wide hallways / entrance

    For performers
    • Accessible stage door

    • Arriving / exiting ramp

    • Audio description booth

    • Flexible environment in dressing room

    • Performer disabled toilet

    • Reachable door handles

    • Smooth ground surface

    • Speakers in dressing room with adjustable volume

    • Suitable emergency exits

    • Suitable lighting

    • Suitable signage

    • Suitable telephone/communication

    • Video system for capture

    • Visual monitors