Footscray Community Arts Centre - Basement Theatre

Footscray Community Arts Centre - Basement Theatre

Type of space: Cinema, Community Hall, Dance Studio, Art Gallery, Multi-use Space, Performance venue, Rehearsal Space, Theatre

    A highly versatile space, the Basement Theatre can be used for meetings, presenta- tions, training, parties, weddings, rehearsals, auditions, filming, etc. Located in the lower-level of historic Henderson House, it is a large room with bluestone walls, wooden floors and river-facing windows. The adjoining Basement Lounge has toilet facilities and a small kitchenette containing a fridge, oven, stovetop, zip-boiler and microwave. The space can also be hired out along with the rehearsal & recording studio, located in the same building. Fully licensed, the space can also be equipped and staffed for a bar. All profits from venue hire at FCAC go straight back to supporting our work with communities of Melbourne’s west!  Equipment Staging optional, Chairs & tables, ligthing rig, wifi Capacity 80 people Wheelchair access Power 1 x 3 phase socket Multiple power points Dimensions 11.5 x 10.5m

    Pricing Terms

    Parking Notes

    There are two hour unmetered car-parks in FCAC’s front car park and metered parking on Moreland Street.

    This space is suitable for Arts and CraftExhibitionsFilmInstallationMeetingsMusic / SoundPerformanceSingingSpoken WordWorkshopsWriting


    • Floor Dimensions 120.00 meters sq.
    • Max. Capacity 80


    For audience
    • Accessible toilet

    • Bold signage

    • Disabled parking

    • Entrance ramps

    • Flexible layout

    • Public transport

    • Smooth ground surface

    • Suitable emergency exits

    • Suitable lighting

    • Wheelchair accessible

    • Wide hallways / entrance

    For performers
    • Arriving / exiting ramp

    • Flexible environment in dressing room

    • Performer disabled toilet

    • Smooth ground surface

    • Suitable emergency exits

    • Suitable lighting

    • Suitable signage