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Our Venues

State Theatre Company enjoys some of the best venues in the country in which to present our productions and they are all located in the Drama Centre of the Adelaide Festival Centre.

Dunstan Playhouse
Our main performance home is the Dunstan Playhouse in the Drama Centre at the Adelaide Festival Centre. Often cited as the finest theatre for drama in Australia, The Dunstan Playhouse seats 590 people in two levels. Built for State Theatre Company and opened in 1974 our space also includes the Company’s extensive production workshop and rehearsal room.

Space Theatre
In addition we use the Space Theatre, also situated in the Drama Centre of the Adelaide Festival Centre. The Space Theatre is a versatile studio theatre with no traditional stage or fixed seating, so that its configuration is completely flexible. It can be turned into a theatre in the round, traverse stage or corner stage setting and, depending on configuration, seats anywhere between 200 to 350 people.

Odeon Theatre
In 2018 the Odeon Theatre in Norwood will play host to several State Theatre Company productions. The Odeon features a traditional stage in a fully equipped flat floored theatre which seats over 200 people. The Odeon Theatre is located at 57a Queen Street, Norwood.

Keith Michell Theatre

The Gods Of Strangers will have its World Premiere at this iconic Port Pirie Theatre. The Keith Michell Theatre is located at 106 Gertrude Street, Port Pirie.

Matthew Flinders Theatre
Terrestrial will have its World Premiere in this classic space for generations of Adelaide drama students. The Matthew Flinders Theatre is located at Flinders University, Sturt Road, Bedford Park.

Her Majesty’s Theatre
We generally have one production on stage at Her Majesty’s Theatre, which seats just under 1,000 people. Her Majesty’s Theatre is located at 58 Grote Street, Adelaide.

Administration
State Theatre Company administration offices are located in the Lion Arts Centre, Corner Morphett Street and North Terrace. Please be aware there is no lift at our office and quite a few stairs. If you have issues with mobility, please feel free to call us instead 08 8415 5333.

  • While the  Adelaide Festival Centre is under redevelopment, please plan your trip and make sure you arrive at the theatre at least 20 minutes before the performance is due to start to avoid late admittance. Here are some resources to plan your trip, all further enquiries should go via AFC on ph 8216 8600.

    Pedestrian Detours and Vehicle access has changed view access map

    Vehicle and Taxi Drop Off Locations have changed view more information

    Road Closure and Car Parking Advice, Festival Drive is now a drop off loop view more information about Adelaide Riverbank and car parking availability.

    Wilson Car Park
    Ticket holders can access discounted rates at
    Wilson Adelaide Central car park at 225 North Terrace.
    Please visit click here for more information.

    Riverbank Car Park
    Festival Centre Drive, enter off King William Street
    Ph: 08 8210 6753
    Email: acccarpark@adelaidecc.com.au
    Adelaide Convention Centre Car Park

    Adelaide Casino – Blyth Street Car Park
    12 Blyth Street, Adelaide
    Ph: 8212 3422

    Public Transport
    The Adelaide Festival Centre is located next to King William Street and is a short walk from North Terrace. It is easily accessible through Bus, Train and Tramlines to these destinations.

    For more information regarding public transport, please contact Adelaide Metro on the following details:
    Ph: 1300 311 108
    Toll free: 1800 182 160
    Lines are open 7am to 8pm, daily