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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.

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.

    Pedestrian Detours

    Pedestrian and vehicle access has changed. Please click here for a pedestrian access map.

    Road Closure Advice

    Festival Drive is now a drop off loop. Please click here for information about Adelaide Riverbank road closures.

    Vehicle and Taxi Drop Off Locations

    Recommended vehicle and taxi drop off locations have changed. Please click here for more information.

    Car Parking

    Festival Theatre Car Park
    Festival Centre Drive, enter off King William Street
    Performance Evening Parking $15 flat rate
    Adelaide Festival Centre Car Park
    *Please note that Adelaide Festival Centre carparking may not be available in 2016 due to construction. Please call the Adelaide Festival Centre for all enquiries on ph 8216 8600.

    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

    Taxis
    A taxi rank is located next to the Adelaide Casino on North Terrace.
    Taxi contact numbers are:
    Suburban: 131 008
    Adelaide Independent: 132 211
    Yellow Cabs: 132 227
    Access Cabs: 1300 360 940