Dark Studio

Type of space: Art Gallery, Cinema, Dance Studio, Fashion Studio, Music Performance Venue, Music Rehearsal Space, Photography Studio, Rehearsal Space, Theatre, Multi-use Space

    The Dark Studio @ Facility

    This is our own purpose-built 200sqm rehearsal, recording and photographic studio. As the name suggests, its a blacked out space with a solid concrete floor that has been finished in black 2-pack. The space is lined in heavy black theatre wool to keep your sound engineer happy and has a high-trim truss rig so your lighting designer doesn't feel left out.

    Other features:

    • High weight loading on floors allows for vehicle access to the space.
    • 3 phase power.
    • Access to kitchen onsite (shared)
    • Access to newly renovated M&F toilets.
    • Wifi access available.
    • Access to loading dock that enters directly to stage level. 
    • P.A available (additional cost)
    • Additional lighting equipment available (additional cost)
    • Forklift hire available (additonal cost)
    • Additonal access can be arranged to the Rare Studio, a 28sqm studio space that overlooks the Dark Studio with a solid glass wall. Perfect for control room set-ups during recording or a production office.

    Pricing Terms

    We do offer discounts on longer hires to worthy projects.

    We only accept emailed applications for the hire of spaces.

    Special Requirements

    This space is NOT suitable for dance parties.

    Events that invite members of the public may require planning permits.

    Management reserves the right to require security guards for certain events.

    Parking Notes

    Plenty of on-street parking available.

    This space is suitable for CircusDanceDrawingExhibitionsFashionFilmFilm LocationMusic / SoundOpenings/launchesPhotographyStylingWorkshopsWriting


    • Floor Dimensions 200.00 meters sq.
    • Ceiling Height Very High (4m +)
    • Floorplan Download


    For audience
    • Entrance lift

    • Entrance ramps

    • Public transport

    • Smooth ground surface

    • Suitable emergency exits

    • Suitable lighting

    • Wheelchair accessible

    • Wide hallways / entrance

    For performers
    • Arriving / exiting ramp

    • Lifts to stage

    • Smooth ground surface

    • Suitable emergency exits

    • Suitable lighting