Golden Grove Arts Centre facility information

Golden Grove Arts Centre

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The Golden Grove Arts Centre is a flexible multipurpose venue available for a wide range of arts and cultural activities. It has a performing arts theatre, dressing rooms, foyer with kiosk/bar service area, meeting and rehearsal room, with disabled access and off street parking.

The perfect place for your next performance, conference or event, the 341 seat proscenium arch theatre is well suited for a wide variety of hire events and is open 7 days a week. Fully retractable seating enables the theatre to transform into a flat floor configuration, suitable for cabarets and expos.

Golden Grove Arts Centre predominantly operates as a venue for hire, and as a presenter, producer and co-producer of performances, working with local and national amateur and professional artists and arts organisations.


The theatre provides a warm intimate atmosphere, popular with both performers and audiences. The theatre has a versatile layout and is suitable for a wide variety of performances, ranging from musical theatre, drama, dance and music performances. 

Features and support include:

  • Tiered theatre seating for 341 people
  • Flat floor theatre seating for 300 people - tiered seating retracted
  • Cabaret seating for up to 300 people - using 30 round tables
  • Foyer - seating 150 people
  • Transportable elevated stage
  • Dance tarkett - approximately 12m x 11m
  • A variety of sound and light capabilities to enhance any performance, operated by theatre technician - fees apply
  • Orchestra pit
  • Projection
  • Multiple dressing rooms and green room 


The following equipment is available onsite:

  • 30 round tables
  • 1 trestle table
  • 300 black cushioned chairs
  • 7 foyer cafe tables with chairs
  • 4 foyer bar tables
  • Bar area with double door fridge
  • Pie warmer and two urns
  • Table cloth hire
  • Lectern
  • Technical support - fees apply 
  • Set up and pack up of venue - fees apply 

Venue hire fees

Venue hire price includes exclusive access to the Arts Centre, including the theatre, dressing rooms and foyer from 8am to 11.30pm.

  • Arts Centre standard theatre hire - $860 full day or $510 half day - maximum 4 hours
  • Expo set up - empty / 1 day hire Monday to Saturday - $1,520
  • Expo set up - empty / 1 day hire Sunday - $1,700
  • Expo/cabaret set up with round tables / 1 day hire Monday to Saturday - $2,000
  • Expo/cabaret set up with round tables / 1 day hire Sunday - $2,300
  • Cabaret theatre set up with round tables and stage / 1 day hire Monday to Saturday - $1,400
  • Cabaret theatre set up with round tables and stage / 1 day hire Sunday - $1,550

Additional fees

Theatre technicians are required for hire when sound and lighting are used. The following fees apply:

  • Monday to Saturday - $65 per hour - minimum 3 hour shift
  • Sunday/Public Holiday - $80 per hour - minimum 4 hour shift
  • Dance competition set up - $195 including tarkett and backdrop

Access outside of operating hours, the following fees apply:

  • Contractor unlock and lock - $65 each


corner of The Golden Way and Tenison Place, Golden Grove SA 5125  View Map

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