Burrinja Cultural Centre
Burrinja ~ Building Community Through Arts
At Burrinja, our mission is to foster the Arts in its many forms through our multi-element vision:
Arts, Performance, Education & Community.
Burrinja is a vibrant community cultural centre that encompasses arts activities and events, indigenous gallery, collection and cultural education, contemporary arts gallery, performing arts, arts incubator studios, live music, community cultural development including youth arts and seniors programs, workshops, cafe and tourism.
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Burrinja Cultural Centre
Situated in the picturesque Dandenong Ranges, Burrinja Cultural Centre offers vibrant, creative spaces ideal for any event from music and theatrical performances and rehearsals, to corporate and business functions, to social and special events.
Burrinja's mix of regional, contemporary, Indigenous, performing and studio arts makes it a unique cultural hub. The design of the new theatre and foyer spaces by Gregory Burgess Architects captures this difference in its ochre colours, chevron lines and subtle curves.
Comprising a fully equipped professional theatre, performance studio, licensed cafe and bar, exhibition foyer, workshop space and meeting room, Burrinja is a stunning and vibrant venue for your event.
There are many aspects of Burrinja your guests can enjoy, from the Art of Place Indigenous Garden, to contemporary art in the galleries, to a glass of wine at the Burrinja Cafe. You can even include a tour of our amazing Indigenous art collection in your event.
Burrinja is user friendly for people with a disability and all areas are wheelchair accessible, including elevator access to the theatre and first floor from the car park.
Space is available for wheelchairs for all performances and functions in the theatre, and a hearing loop is installed in the theatre.
There is on-site parking for guests and bus spaces.
We can offer you full box office facilities, including online ticketing, and marketing support if appropriate.
Our experienced staff are committed to quality customer service and will work with you to ensure that your event at Burrinja is unique, successful, enjoyable and memorable.
Spaces for Hire at Burrinja
The Burrinja Theatre can offer a 300 seat configuration and has full stage facilities with professional technical and contemporary staging equipment. The tiered seating and 10m x 9m sprung sheet timber stage make it an ideal space for theatre shows, plays, concerts, large conferences and seminars. Other features include in-house audio loop, seating for to up to 10 wheelchairs, ample well-appointed dressing rooms, green room, wide screen data/video projector, and convenient backstage loading bay.
Black Box Studio
Situated on the first floor, the Studio is a flexible space that can seat up to 120 people in a flat floor space with flexible stage, lighting, digital projection and sound facilities. Available for corporate training, seminars, functions, performances, rehearsals and workshops. A break-out room/dressing room and kitchen facilities are also available when hiring the Studio.
The Skylark Room
A sultry, intimate music and function venue by night, perfect pre-show dining, fabulous weekend café for brilliant breakfasts and luscious lunches.
The Skylark Room will continue to provide a fabulous theatre and event pre-show dinner service, foyer bars and many other great hospitality and event offerings to Burrinja patrons; along with hosting private functions, catering and Weddings.
An ideal area for art, photographic and craft exhibitions with a gallery hanging and lighting system to enhance displays, the exhibition foyer is also the perfect space for cocktail parties and pre-dinner drinks for up to 120 guests.
The Arts Workshop suits creative classes and workshops for up to 25 people. It is an indoor and outdoor space which is perfect for making a bit of a mess in.
❊ Address & Contact ❊
⊜ 351 Glenfern Rd Upwey | Map
✆ 9754 8723
❊ Web Links ❊
→ Burrinja Cultural Centre
❊ Also See... ❊
→ The Skylark Room
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