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TAPAC Theatre

Our theatre is where your festivals and theatre, dance and circus shows come to life. Create and develop work here or stage your fully-fledged production. The TAPAC theatre is a flexible, easily accessible space that hosts 100–160 patrons in a range of seating and stage configurations.

Event setup with tables in theatre

TAPAC’s Theatre features:

  • 14.0 x 14.0 x 6.5m adaptable space
  • Lighting grid at 6m above stage
  • Flexible seating and stage configurations (seats 100 -160)
  • Moveable rostra adaptable for a diversity of performance and events including Cabaret
  • Full set of black drapes
  • Cyclorama suitable for projection
  • Mezzanine control room
  • Comprehensive lighting rig and desks
  • Sound System
  • Sprung floor
  • Air-conditioning
  • Loading Bay with direct access to stage
  • Two dressing rooms
  • Hydraulic hoist to assist rigging
  • High rated rigging points for aerials
  • Marley Dance floor available

Also included in your theatre hire:

  • 2 ushers
  • Standard cleaning
  • In-house marketing support
  • In-house ticketing system (Patronbase)


TAPAC's theatre is also an excellent space for filming (it is a sound-proof black box). It is often used by production companies to film interviews and performances. 

TAPAC Theatre Venue Hire

How to hire space at TAPAC

To enquire about hiring our studios or theatre, contact our Community Coordinator Pene Lister at [email protected] or on 09 845 0295