Studio Akasa

Type of space: Art Gallery, Community Hall, Dance Studio, Music Performance Venue, Music Rehearsal Space, Performance venue, Photography and Film Location, Pop-up Space, Rehearsal Space, Multi-use Space, Open-air space

    A hidden rooftop sanctuary tucked away off Newmarket Road, Studio Akasa is a light-filled space opening out onto an astro-turfed rooftop. Think timber, natural light, and greenery, with views of the city and the mountains. With both indoor and shaded outdoor garden areas, it is a perfect place for launches, workshops, movement or DIY events. The studio is surrounded by free street parking, and is a 2-minute walk from the train station and several bus routes. Space hire includes use of a kitchen, chairs and trestle tables.

    Pricing Terms

    Pricing starts at $35 per hour for regular weekly or monthly bookings, or bookings of more than 3 hours.

    For one-off events, prices start at $50 per hour.

    $25 cleaning and admin fee is added for each booking.

    Prices include GST.

    Prices are negotiable for non-profit or community events.

    Lease Conditions

    Availability is subject to the studio timetable - available on our website at

    Parking Notes

    One reserved space is available at the front of the building, and ample free parking is available on the street and streets surrounding the studio.

    This space is suitable for Arts and CraftCircusDanceDrawingExhibitionsFilmFilm LocationInstallationJewelleryMeetingsMusic / SoundOpenings/launchesPerformancePhotographyPhotoshootsPublic art installationRetailSculptureSingingSpoken WordTextilesWorkshopsWriting


    • Floor Dimensions 135.00 meters sq.
    • Ceiling Height Standard (up to 3m)
    • Max. Capacity 100


    For audience
    • Bold signage

    • Close seating

    • Drop-off point

    • Flexible layout

    • Public transport

    • Smooth ground surface

    • Suitable emergency exits

    • Suitable lighting

    For performers
    • Flexible environment in dressing room

    • Smooth ground surface

    • Suitable emergency exits

    • Suitable lighting

    • Suitable signage