Venue Hire at QUT Brisbane | Gardens Theatre

Gardens Theatre Complex

Situated in the heart of Brisbane's CBD, cradled by the City Botanic Gardens and Brisbane River, Gardens Theatre Complex is a modern performing arts venue, offering exceptional front of house, auditorium and backstage facilities, including a performance studio with sprung floor. The adjacent Foyer also uses the latest audiovisual and technical equipment and features views of the Botanic Gardens. Gardens Theatre is the perfect venue to present your next product launch, show, end of year performance, conference or corporate presentation.


Stage Dimensions: 140m2
Ceiling Height: 6.15m (pros)
Raked House Seating: 393 guests
Motorized Screen: 12m x 9m
Motorized Orchestra Pit: 12.78m x 3.38m
Fully Light controlled
Wired for projections, data, light and surround sound
Rehearsal Studio: 14m x 11m (160 people)
6 x Dressing Rooms (varying capacities)
Green Room: 14m x 10m with tea and coffee making facilities
Laundry and wardrobe facilities
Wheelchair access and seating
Loading Dock (2.8h x 2.9 w door)
Specialised on-site technicians


393 tiered without additional seating on Orchestra Pit
450 with additional seating on Orchestra Pit (57 seats on flat surface)


QUT does not have in-house catering, but uses the services of five recommended caterers:

Wine & Dine 'M Catering
Phone: (07) 3844 7810

Zen Catering
Phone: (07) 3393 1209

Cuisine on Cue
Phone: (07) 3210 2281

Alcohol Service

Due to licensing laws, all alcohol must be supplied by QUT Precincts and served by QUT Precincts trained bar staff. Alcohol cannot be brought onto the premises and/or served by clients and/or external caterers. Please contact your Event Coordinator for fees and charges applicable with the services of the Gardens Theatre Foyer Bar.


Pay & Display parking (maximum stay 4 hours) is available 24 hours/7 days in the QUT Short Term Car Park under the freeway on Gardens Point Road, off Alice Street. Daytime parking availability is limited during the university semester.

Car park bookings may be arranged after hours and on weekends for guests attending a specific event and charged back to the client (subject to availability).


2 George Street, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
(Airport 15km, Downtown 500m)