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.
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.
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.
Located at the University of Adelaide, Kintore Ave, city, the Scott Theatre will host State Theatre Company South Australia’s production of Dance Nation for Adelaide Festival in February.
Tangent Talks are held at Bradley Forum, Level 5, Hawke Building, University of South Australia, City West campus, 50-55 North Tce, Adelaide.
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.
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Wilson Car Park
Ticket holders can access discounted rates at
Wilson Adelaide Central car park at 225 North Terrace.
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Riverbank Car Park
Festival Centre Drive, enter off King William Street
Ph: 08 8210 6753
Adelaide Convention Centre Car Park
Adelaide Casino – Blyth Street Car Park
12 Blyth Street, Adelaide
Ph: 8212 3422
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