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Opera House

Awe-inspiring proportions

Awe-inspiring proportions

With seating for 979 people and 240sqm of stage space, surrounded by an opulent Art Nouveau interior of awe-inspiring proportions, the Opera House theatre guarantees your guests a memorable experience.  

Historic beauty

Historic beauty

The Opera House was built in 1915 and is one of the top lyric theatres in Australasia and can be used as a plenary or for a small banquet on stage. It can accommodate up to 150 people for banquets, 200 for cocktails and 105 as a classroom.

The 74sqm Opera House Green Room can also hold 70 people theatre-style, 42 classroom or 20 boardroom.

Toitoi's beating heart

Toitoi's beating heart

With state-of-the-art technology and a full range of services available, from event management to technical expertise and catering, the Opera House is the beating heart of Toitoi.

Toitoi Opera House theatre specs

To book an event, please contact Corporate Services Manager Coltan Wright.

To book a show, please contact Presenter Services Commercial Manager Glen Pickering.

For technical queries, please contact Technical Manager Dane Fletcher.

Click here to see our full venue document, with capacity charts for each venue within Toitoi.

Click here to see capacity charts.

Toitoi Opera House theatre specs

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(Main Opera House photo credit: Sarah Rowlands)

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