East Sydney Community and Arts Centre

  • Approx. floor space
  • Capacity
    150 people
  • Ceiling height
    High (3m - 4m)
  • Audience

Space overview

The space is designed for Performing Artists preparing for production, training or building their creative practice as well as being a venue suitable for performances, events, classes and workshops.

East Sydney Community and Arts Centre (ESCAC) is a state-of-the-art rehearsal facility and performance space features a sprung floor with tarkett, mirrors, kitchenette, storage and accessible toilets. Facilities include: Total hall size 17.3m x 9.7m (168msq), 3.4m to 4m ceiling height, Mirrors with curtain cover-up, Black-out blinds, Sprung floor with 2mm tarkett, 9 x trestle tables and 100 x chairs, Foyer entrance/waiting area, Fridge, microwave, instant hot water, In house 4 x speaker PA system, 4 channel sound mixer, Accessible toilet with shower and baby change facility, WiFi, Separate storage spaces (available by arrangement).

Located on the corner of Burton and Palmer streets, centrally located in Darlinghurst’s creative hub which is a 10-minute walk from Museum Station and 5-minutes from Oxford St.

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Pricing options

  • $17 per hour (ex GST)
  • $128 per day (ex GST)
  • $680 per week (ex GST)
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Available now
Short term hire

Features and facilities

Accessibility features

  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible toilets
  • Doors wide enough to cater to people in wheelchairs (1100mm+)
  • Lift with audio announcements
  • Lift with Braille buttons
  • Mirrors at a height suitable for use by people in wheelchairs or short stature
  • Wheelchair access (full space)
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General features

  • Change Room
  • Dimmable lighting
  • Lockable space
  • Shower
  • Table and chairs
  • Bike rack
  • Free wifi
  • Fridge
  • Heating
  • Kitchenette
  • Storage
  • Toilets
  • Queer friendly
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Performance features

  • Front of House area
  • Stackable audience seating

Specialist features

  • 3 Phase / 20 Amp Outlet
  • Backstage storage
  • Black out blinds
  • Flat floor
  • Floor to ceiling mirrors
  • Lighting rig
  • PA system
  • Sprung floor
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Technology features

  • Audio system
  • Projector
  • Stereo with phone connectivity

Access features

  • Double doorways



34-40 Burton St
Darlinghurst, 2010

Access Hours

Monday – Thursday: 8am – 10pm Friday and Saturday: 9am – 11pm Sunday: 9am – 8pm

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.

Getting here

Transport options

  • Train
  • Bus

Bus: Oxford st bus stop- 333, 373, 399, 392, 394 and M10 buses (2-min walk) Train: Museum Station (10-min walk)


On-street parking is limited to 2 hours metered parking in Darlinghurst.

Contact Brand X about East Sydney Community and Arts Centre

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Pricing options

  • $17 per hour (ex GST)
  • $128 per day (ex GST)
  • $680 per week (ex GST)
See pricing terms


Available now
Short term hire


34-40 Burton St
Darlinghurst, 2010

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Pricing Terms

Prices are quoted as "from" and require an Artist Pass subscription.