Potato Shed facilities

The Potato Shed boasts a range of quality performance and rehearsal spaces in addition to a green room, dressing rooms, foyer, box office and kitchen.

Black Box Theatre Our theatre includes a sprung wooden floor with 200 chairs, tiered seating bank, lighting desk and a full band PA system. This room is ideal for theatre productions, concerts, seminars / information sessions and also for private functions. (Measurements: 13.5 metres x 15 metres)
Multi Purpose Room This is a carpeted room with 30 chairs, 6 trestle tables and a permanent 12-channel sound desk. This room is ideal for band rehearsals, meetings and seminars.

40 Inch TV with VGA / USB input.
Dance Studio Our dance studio features a sprung wooden floor with mirrors and three-phase power. This room is ideal for dance tuition.

TV with VGA / USB connectivity.

DVD / Stereo with USB connectivity.
Music Lab The room is ideal for music lessons and can also be used for band rehearsals, community classes and seminars; includes 30 chairs.

8 Channel PA system.

40 inch TV with VGA / USB connection.
Practice Rooms Three carpeted rooms which are ideal for individual instrumental tuition.

For hire

Many of the Potato Shed’s facilities are available for hire to the public.

You can hire our Theatre, Multi-Purpose Room, Dance Studio, prac rooms, kitchen facilities and technical equipment on a casual basis.

Equipment provided

Tables: There are 9 fold down trestle style tables available for use.
Chairs: There are 200 chairs available for use.
Tiered Seating: Can be set cabaret style with tables for approx. 128 or theatre style for 143.
Pro-stage portable stage: Maximum stage 7 metres x 4 metres or 6 metres x 5 metres, or configured into a number of formations.
Personal Moving Platform Only to be operated by Potato Shed staff or ticketed users approved by Venue Manager
Lighting equipment: 1020 Channel programmable lighting desk. 6 LED movers, 36 dimmer channels.
Sound equipment: 2 fixed speakers in the theatre, 4 foldback wedges, QU24 Audio Desk.

There are 3 intercoms and headsets, CD and cassette deck, 1 x Shure pg Drum mic set, 7 x Shure Sm58, 3 x Shure pg58, 2 x Shure Sm57, 1 x Beta 91A, 5 DI boxes, 2 x uhf mic system, 1 with lapel feature, various length mic leads, multiple mic stands, speaker stands. Audio desk has iPad control using Qu-Pad.

Different rates apply for not-for-profit groups, private functions and local bands, and all hire is subject to availability.

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Page last updated: Wednesday, 21 February 2018