Pioneer Theatre

  • Approx. floor space
  • Capacity
    372 people
  • Ceiling height
    Very high (4m+)
  • Audience

Space overview

The Pioneer Theatre is a versatile ‘black box’ style theatre, with configurable seating, staging and layout options which can house musicals and repertory works, music concerts, corporate functions, school events, conferences, as well as weddings, family gatherings, film screenings and parties.

The Pioneer Theatre was remodeled in 2018 and features a coordinated décor which includes complimenting seating and a variety of design options based on the hirers requirements.

Located within the Castle Grand Community Centre, directly below the Castle Hill Library, the Pioneer Theatre is adjacent to the Castle Towers Shopping precinct, which boasts a variety of excellent dining options in the Piazza area. The theater is only a five minute walk to the new Castle Hill Metro Station and Bus Terminal.

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Pricing options

  • $450 per hour (ex GST)
  • $2,364 per half-day (ex GST)
  • $2,909 per day (ex GST)
  • $7,005 per week (ex GST)
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Available now
Short term hire

Features and facilities

Access features

  • Load in access
  • Double doorways
  • Wide Corridors
  • Trolleys

Accessibility features

  • Accessible public transport
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path to entrance from parking or public transport
  • Accessible stage and backstage area
  • Accessible toilets
  • Adjustable lighting
  • Alarm system with sound and visual cues
  • Automatic doors
  • Doors wide enough to cater to people in wheelchairs (1100mm+)
  • Hearing loop
  • Lift with audio announcements
  • Lift with Braille buttons
  • Mirrors at a height suitable for use by people in wheelchairs or short stature
  • Quiet areas or spaces
  • Seating at a variety of heights
  • Tactile signs in venue
  • Well-lit at night
  • Wheelchair access (full space)
  • Wheelchair access (partial space)
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General features

  • CCTV Monitoring
  • Change Room
  • Dimmable lighting
  • Shower
  • Table and chairs
  • Whiteboard
  • Air conditioning
  • Free wifi
  • Fridge
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Toilets
  • Queer friendly
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Performance features

  • Dressing room
  • Food and beverage service area
  • Front of House area
  • Lecturn
  • Retractable audience seating
  • Stackable audience seating
  • Stage
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Specialist features

  • 3 Phase / 20 Amp Outlet
  • Backstage storage
  • Easels
  • Flat floor
  • Green room
  • Lighting rig
  • PA system
  • Rigging truss
  • Sprung floor
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Technology features

  • Audio system
  • Projector



14 Pennant St
Castle Hill, 2154

Access Hours

Sunday to Thursday 7.00am to 10.30pm Friday and Saturday 7.00am to Midnight

As the Theatre is part of an existing residential complex, state government regulations pertaining to fire alarm systems dictate that the use of smoke, haze, dry ice, incendiary, or similar effects are forbidden for use in the theatre.

The theatre is not licensed for alcohol, however hirers of the venue can obtain a permit for the sale of alcohol within the theatre.

Getting here

Transport options

  • Train
  • Bus

Castle Hill Metro Station Bus Routes 610X, 612X, 619, 635, 637, 638, 639, 651 and 662


Free Three Hour Parking is available for the Pioneer Theatre within the Castle Grand car park, accessible off Castle Street. This parking is shared with other users of the building. Additional parking is available at Castle Towers Shopping Centre. Castle Towers:

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Pricing options

  • $450 per hour (ex GST)
  • $2,364 per half-day (ex GST)
  • $2,909 per day (ex GST)
  • $7,005 per week (ex GST)
See pricing terms


Available now
Short term hire


14 Pennant St
Castle Hill, 2154

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Pricing Terms

Pricing is based on either Commercial or Not for Profit / Cultural Performance rates (The quoted rates are Commercial). The theatre can be hired from a half day to up to two weeks, longer by negotiation. For further information please call 1300 426 654 or email: Theatre is offered as a "Dry Hire" venue, which means that all staffing (A/V, Technical, Stage Management, Front of House, Ticketing etc) must be sourced by the hirer. All A/V or Technical operators must be either approved by the Theatre, or attend an orientation session prior to the use of the theatre.

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