Opened in March 2017, the Bowery Theatre offers a state-of-the art performance facility in Melbourne’s west. The versatile venue offers a 202-capacity seating design and stage relationship which makes it an ideal space for performances and events that are intimate and engaging. It showcases all elements of the performing arts, including theatre, dance and music, as well as offering a high quality presentation space for conferences, seminars, keynote addresses, talks and special events.

Located in the heart of St Albans, a short walk from St Albans train station, The Bowery Theatre located at St Albans Community Centre (STACC) is an ideal performing arts venue for your next arts or events presentation.

Bowery Theatre Hires – 2018 Info Sheet

Venue Hire Fees and Charges



Staffing Fees and Charges

Theatre staff, including technicians and front of house staff ensure that performances and events are delivered to the highest artistic, customer service, and safety standards.

It is a requirement of the hire that theatre staff, including technicians and front of house staff are engaged for performances and events. The costs of theatre staff shall be borne by the hirer. Staff charges a variable and depend on the complexity of the show/event and the requirements of pre-rig, bump-in, rehearsals, performance, bump-out and de-rig.

More information is available here: Bowery Theatre Hires – 2018 Info Sheet

How do I make a booking?

  1. Hire bookings for the Bowery Theatre should be made a minimum of six weeks prior to the first performance.
  2. Contact the Executive Producer via or (03) 9249 4600 to make initial enquiry.
  3. Complete a Bowery Theatre Hires – 2018 Enquiry Form and return it to the Executive Producer. We will assess your request, check availability and email you a response with the OH&S Handbook. Please note that submitting a form or this response does not guarantee your booking.

View full process here: Bowery Theatre Hires – 2018 Info Sheet

Other options to hire at STACC

STACC is home to a range of community spaces ideal for functions, events, performances, meetings, training, rehearsals and more. Our facilities include a kiosk/café, exhibition space, performance stair, dance studio, art & craft studio, rehearsal room, meeting rooms and flexible spaces with kitchens.

You can hire large spaces for a once-off function or event, or smaller spaces as a casual or regular hire.

Find out more about hiring at STACC here, or browse our community spaces here