(2017) The List of theatres/venues in SYDNEY, Australia

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http://www.creativespaces.net.au/ Creative Spaces Australia - Find a creative space to rent/hire
http://www.sydneytheatre.com.au Sydney Theatre Company at Pier 4/5, Hickson Rd, The Rocks/Walsh Bay
http://www.bangarra.com.au Bangarra Dance Theatre / Hickson Rd, The Rocks/Walsh Bay
http://www.sydneydancecompany.com/ Sydney Dance Company / Hickson Rd, The Rocks/Walsh Bay
https://www.roslynpackertheatre.com.au/ The Roslyn Packer Theatre / the venue which is across the road from the wharf-based Sydney Theatre Co.
http://www.bellshakespeare.com.au/  Bell Shakespeare have an office in Playfair St, The Rocks.
http://www.belvoir.com.au/ Belvoir Street Theatre / Surry Hills
http://www.griffintheatre.com.au  Griffin Theatre Company at the “Stables” theatre, 10 Nimrod St, Kings Cross
http://www.riversideparramatta.com.au/ Parramatta Riverside Theatres / Parramatta (includes the LENNOX, RAFFERTY'S and RIVERSIDE theatres)
http://www.seymourcentre.com   Seymour Centre / Chippendale (includes the YORK, EVEREST and REGINALD theatres.)
http://www.oldfitztheatre.com Old Fitz Theatre  also on Facebook (managed by Red Line Productions) / Old Fitzroy Hotel, Woolloomooloo
http://www.tapgallery.org.au/ The Tap Gallery, 259 Riley St, Surry Hills, NSW
......................... Flow Studios, 57 Denison St, Camperdown NSW
http://www.theactorspulse.com.au/studios The Actor's Pulse Studios / 103 Regent St, Redfern, Sydney
http://www.darlinghursttheatre.com/eternity-playhouse The Eternity Playhouse / 39 Burton St, Darlinghurst
http://www.darlinghursttheatre.com/  Darlinghurst Theatre Company / are at the Eternity Playhouse venue, 39 Burton St,  Darlinghurst
http://old505theatre.com/ Old 505 Theatre / (recently moved to) 5 Eliza St, Newtown NSW
http://www.newtheatre.org.au/ New Theatre / Newtown / Not far south of  Newtown railway station. 542 King Street (eastern side of street)
http://www.ensemble.com.au/  Ensemble Theatre / Kirribilli (north side of Harbour)
http://www.hayestheatre.com.au/ Hayes Theatre / 19 Greenknowe Ave, Potts Point, Sydney
http://www.kingsxtheatre.com/ KXT - Kings Cross Theatre, Level 2, Kings Cross Hotel, 244–248 William Street, Kings Cross NSW
https://www.facebook.com/bloodmoontheatre?fref=ts Blood Moon Theatre, (at the World Bar) 24 Bayswater Rd, Kings Cross NSW
http://criticalpath.org.au/venue-hire/ The Drill Hall, 1C New Beach Rd, Darling Point NSW
http://www.creativespace99.com.au/venue-info/ Creative Space 99 - at 99 Crown St, East Sydney/Darlinghurst
http://thedepottheatre.com/about  The Depot Theatre - located within Addison Rd Community Centre, Marrickville (NOTE: venue formerly known as, Sidetrack Theatre)
http://www.kingstreettheatre.com.au/ King Street Theatre,  cnr Bray & King St.'s, Newtown (close to St Peter’s railway station)
http://www.carriageworks.com.au  Carriageworks Arts Centre 245 Wilson St, Redfern,Eveleigh Workshops
http://www.107projects.org/ 107 Projects / Artist-run performance space / 107 Redfern St, Redfern
http://www.brandx.org.au/bookcal/calendar.php Brand X, L3 Event Space, on Level 3,  'Central' (new development/tower), 28 Broadway, Chippendale, Sydney
http://slide.com.au/whats-on/ Slide - Music & cabaret venue (sometimes plays) at 41 Oxford St, Darlinghurst
http://www.waverley.nsw.gov.au/recreation/venue_hire/indoor_venue_hire/bondi_pavilion Bondi Pavilion Theatre - Campbell Parade, Bondi Beach (available until June 2017)
https://www.facebook.com/giantdwarf/info The Giant Dwarf (theatre space run by The Chaser team) 199 Cleveland St, Redfern (available for plays & workshops)
https://www.thenestcreativespace.com/whatson/ The Nest Creative Space / creative space & theatre venue / 298 Botany Rd, Alexandria
http://smsa.org.au/venue-hire/mitchell-theatre/ Mitchell Theatre at the Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts / (142 seat theatre available) 280 Pitt St, Sydney
http://www.subud.org.au/contact/sydney/ Coronation Hall, Cnr Lennox & Probert Sts, Newtown (contact the SUBUD organisation)
http://www.operaprojectssydney.com Opera Projects Sydney
https://www.facebook.com/habourcityopera Harbour City Opera / Sydney
http://www.pinchgutopera.com.au Pinchgut Opera
http://www.crashtestdrama.com Crash Test Drama
http://www.improaustralia.com.au Impro Australia creates shows, courses & training programs for theatre, education & the corporate sector, & is the proud home of Theatresports®

Are you looking to find (or offer) a creative space to hire in Australia ? 

https://www.monkeybaa.com.au/ Lend Lease Darling Quarter Theatre (Monkey Baa Theatre Co), Darling Harbour
http://www.performancespace.com.au/ The Performance Space based at Carriageworks Arts Centre, 245 Wilson St, Redfern
http://www.glenstreet.com.au/ Glen Street Theatre / Belrose NSW (in the northern suburbs near French’s Forest)
http://www.nida.edu.au/events NIDA / National Institute of Dramatic Art / Kensington (15 mins bus from Sydney CBD)
http://www.pact.net.au/ PACT Centre for Emerging Artists, Erskineville
http://shopfront.org.au/ Shopfront ; contemporary arts and performance / Carlton
http://sparkyouththeatre.com/ Spark Youth Theatre (formerly Ashfield Youth Theatre), Ashfield NSW
http://www.pyt.com.au PYT Fairfield (Powerhouse Youth Theatre) / performances often held at Fairfield School of Arts
http://www.atyp.com.au/ ATYP - Australian Theatre For Young People / Hickson Rd, The Rocks
http://www.actorscentre.com.au/contact-details/ The Forum, 23 Norton St, Leichardt (the new home of Actors Centre Australia) See also The Italian Forum
http://www.actorscentre.com.au/ACA/annual-production-season Actors Centre Australia located at The Forum, 23 Norton St, Leichardt / Occasional student performances
http://www.sydneytheatreschool.com Sydney Theatre School / Chippendale / Occasional student performances; tickets see MCA-TIX
http://www.aftt.edu.au/events AFTT - Academy of Film, Theatre & Television / Occasional student performances / 41 Holt St, Surry Hills.
http://www.aim.edu.au/courses/acting-theatre AIM Dramatic Arts / via Australian Institute of Music. See their events page
http://theindependent.org.au/ The Independent Theatre / Venue for music and drama / Wenona School, North Sydney
http://www.exchangehotel.com.au/whatson.html The Exchange Hotel / Balmain (occasional theatre performances)
http://www.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/business/city-spaces/landmark-venues-for-hire Paddington Town Hall
https://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/bryan-brown-theatre/whats-on Bryan Brown Theatre (at Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre) 80 Rickard Rd (cnr Chapel Road), Bankstown NSW
http://www.factorytheatre.com.au Factory Theatre / Marrickville / Mainly a music venue but also occasional theatre shows
http://www.facebook.com/TheNewtownActingSchool  The  Newtown Acting School (occasional student performances)
https://www.facebook.com/SUDSusyd Sydney Uni Drama Society, see also the SUDS open FB group page 
https://www.facebook.com/museatusyd MUSE - The University of Sydney Musical Theatre Ensemble see also website and FB group page
https://www.facebook.com/nutsunsw/?fref=ts&ref=br_tf  or http://www.nuts.org.au/whats-on.html  New South Wales University Theatrical Society (NUTS) 
https://www.facebook.com/UTSBackstage Backstage UTS (University of Technology, Sydney, film and theatre group)
https://www.facebook.com/utsrevuesociety?fref=ts UTS Revue Society / University of Technology, Sydney
http://www.dramac.org DRAMAC (Macquarie Uni Drama Society) and see their Facebook page
http://www.nd.edu.au/sydney/schools/arts/theatre-studies University of Notre Dame, Broadway, Sydney (Theatre Studies Major)
University of Notre Dame Theatre Society (UNDA) venue located at 103 Theatre Space, University of Notre Dame, 104 Broadway, Sydney
http://www.kings.edu.au/news-events/events-tickets.php#2 The Kings School Theatre / Parramatta 
Tom Mann Theatre / 136 Chalmers Street, Surry Hills
Australian Hall, 150 Elizabeth St, Sydney
http://www.thenewsagencyvenue.com/ The Newsagency creative space, mostly music, some cabaret / 375 Enmore Rd, Marrickville
http://playbacktheatre.com.au/ Playback Theatre (group) / Sydney

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If you would like to add to the list of theatre venues please send email to:  tangneyniall (@) gmail.com 

http://www.riversideparramatta.com.au/ Parramatta Riverside Theatres
http://www.statetheatre.com.au/  State Theatre / Market St, Sydney CBD
http://www.capitoltheatre.com.au/  Capitol Theatre, / Haymarket/Central
https://www.star.com.au/whats-on-sydney/sydney-lyric-theatre Lyric Theatre / The Star (casino), Pyrmont/Darling Harbour
http://www.genesiantheatre.com.au/  Genesian Theatre 420 Kent Street, City
https://sam.arts.unsw.edu.au/about-us/our-school/venues-hire/io-myers-studio/ Io Myers Studio / Enter via Gate 2, High St, Kensington (UNSW Campus)
https://sam.arts.unsw.edu.au/about-us/our-school/venues-hire/studio-one/ Studio 1 / Enter via Gate 2, High St, Kensington (UNSW Campus)
http://lostoncampus.com.au/2162 Map showing location of Studio 1, UNSW (the home of the NUTS , the UNSW student theatre society)
http://www.guildtheatre.com.au  Guild Theatre, Rockdale
http://www.rockdaleopera.com.au/ Rockdale Opera Company
www.factoryspace.org Factory Space Theatre Company / Manly (uses the Star of the Sea Theatre venue at Stella Maris School, Manly)
http://www.artstheatrecronulla.com.au/ Cronulla Arts Theatre, Cronulla
http://www.thesutherlandtheatrecompany.com.au/ Sutherland Theatre Company / Sutherland NSW
http://www.sutherlandshire.nsw.gov.au/Community/Entertainment-Centre/Whats-On Sutherland Entertainment Centre / Sutherland NSW
http://www.hec.org.au/HECWhatsOn.html Hurstville Entertainment Centre / Hurstville NSW
http://thejoan.com.au/about-us/the-q/ Q Theatre (a contemporary theatre production program) based at The Joan (JSPAC, Penrith)
http://thejoan.com.au/whats-on/ The Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre / Penrith
http://www.hltheatre.com.au/Henry_Lawson_Theatre.html Henry Lawson Theatre / Werrington NSW
http://www.actingfactory.com/ The Acting Factory / Penrith and the Blue Mountains
http://www.richmondplayers.com.au/ Richmond Players Inc. / Community theatre / Richmond
http://www.blackouttheatre.com.au/ Blackout Theatre Company / Blacktown
http://www.campbelltownartscentre.com.au/ Campbelltown Arts Centre / Campbelltown
http://www.ctgi.org.au/ Campbelltown Theatre Group / Campbelltown
http://www.pictontheatre.org.au/ Picton Theatre Group / Picton NSW
http://paviliontheatre.org.au/ Castle Hill Players / Castle Hill
(No website yet for) Cumberland Theatre Guild - Dedicated amateur enterprise. Parramatta and surrounds - Contact  John 02 9639-4306
http://www.huntershilltheatre.com.au/ Hunters Hill Theatre / Hunters Hill
http://www.pymbleplayers.com.au/ Pymble Players / Pymble, northern suburbs
http://chestersttheatre.com Chester Street Theatre / Epping NSW
http://www.bankstowntheatrecompany.com  Bankstown Theatre Company
http://www.urbantheatre.com.au/ Urban Theatre Projects / Bankstown 
http://www.bankstown.nsw.gov.au/calendar.aspx? Bankstown Arts Centre Theatre / a new venue!
http://www.horizontheatre.org.au/ Horizon Theatre Company / Wiley Park
http://www.redgumcentre.com/ The Redgum Centre, 2 Lane Street, Wentworthville, NSW
http://www.canterburytheatreguild.com/ Canterbury Theatre Guild / Canterbury
http://www.casulapowerhouse.com/  Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre / Casula
http://liverpoolperformingartsensemble.org/ Liverpool Performing Arts Ensemble Inc.
http://www.elanoraplayers.com.au/ Elanora Players / Elanora Heights, Northern Beaches
http://www.zeniththeatre.com.au/  Zenith Theatre / Chatswood venue
http://www.willoughbytheatreco.com.au/ Willoughby Theatre Company / Chatswood
http://www.theconcourse.com.au/ The Concourse Performing Arts Centre / Chatswood, opened in Sept 2011
http://woodstockplayers.webs.com/ The Woodstock Players / this venue is in the historic “Woodstock” mansion at Burwood
http://www.thehaven.biz/index.php  See also http://www.friendsofthehaven.com/ The Haven (outdoor amphitheatre), at Castelcrag on Sydney's north shore
http://www.mstyp.org.au/ Marian Street Theatre for Young People / Killara (northern suburbs)
http://humphhall.org/index.php/misc/background/ Humph Hall, 85 Allambie Rd, Allambie Heights, Sydney
http://www.theatreinthepark.com.au/ Brooklyn Community Theatre / Brooklyn - Hawkesbury (1 show per year)
https://www.facebook.com/WaverleyLugarBraePlayers Waverley Lugar Brae Players / Waverley (this organisation 'on-hold' as of Oct 28, 2013)
https://www.facebook.com/woftam.productions/ WOFTAM Productions

Musical Societies

http://www.macms.org/ Macquarie (University) Musical Society
http://www.rockdalemusicalsociety.com/ Rockdale Musical Society / Rockdale
http://www.theregals.com.au/ The Regals Musical Society / Rockdale
http://www.engadinemusicalsociety.com.au/ Engadine Musical Society / Engadine
http://www.mirandamusicalsociety.com.au/ Miranda Musical Society / Miranda
http://www.shiremusictheatre.org.au/ Shire Music Theatre / Sutherland
http://www.nucms.org/ Normanhurst Uniting Church Musical Society / Normanhurst 
http://www.eucms.org.au/ Eastwoood Uniting Church Musical Society / Eastwood
http://www.willoughbytheatreco.com.au/ Willoughby Theatre Company / Chatswood
https://www.chatswoodmusicalsociety.org/ Chatswood Musical Society / Chatswood
http://www.mosmanmusicalsociety.com.au/ Mosman Musical Society / Mosman
http://www.manlymusicalsociety.com/ Manly Musical Society / Manly
http://www.gsosydney.com.au/ Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Sydney (formerly known as Savoy Arts Company) / Narrabeen 
http://www.hornsbymusicalsociety.com.au/ Hornsby Musical Society / Hornsby
http://www.ashfieldmusicalsociety.com/ Ashfield Musical Society / Ashfield
http://www.hillsmtc.com/ Hills Musical Theatre Company / Carlingford
http://www.strathfieldmusicalsociety.com.au/ Strathfield Musical Society / Strathfield
http://www.hmds.org.au Holroyd Musical and Dramatic Society / Merrylands
http://www.pmcc.org.au/ Penrith Musical Comedy Company / Penrith 
http://www.duralmusicalsociety.org/ Dural Musical Society / Dural
http://symt.com.au/ Sydney Youth Musical Theatre / Hornsby
http://www.bmsi.org.au/ Berowra Musical Society / Berowra
http://www.bmms.org.au/ Blue Mountains Musical Society

Theatre Restaurants for something different....

http://www.majoroak.com.au/  Major Oak Theatre Restaurant / St Mary's 
http://www.liverpooltheatrerestaurant.com.au/ Liverpool Theatre Restaurant / Liverpool
http://www.frightnight.com.au/ Fright Night comedy theatre restaurant / Liverpool
http://www.dirtydicks.com.au/ Dirty Dick's Theatre Restaurant / Parramatta
http://www.theburninglog.com.au/ The Burning Log Comedy Theatre Restaurant / Dural

And, for more information further afield than Sydney, there are also these sites

www.australianstage.com.au Australian Stage
www.aussietheatre.com Aussie Theatre
www.theatrenetwork.com.au TheatreNetwork 
www.stagenoise.com.au Stage Noise with Diana Simmonds
www.communitytheatre.com.au The Association of Community Theatre

Also, here are a few of the theatres in Melbourne, VICTORIA, that i have heard of :

Melbourne Theatre Co http://www.mtc.com.au/
Red Stitch Actors Theatre http://www.redstitch.net/
La Mama Theatre http://lamama.com.au/
Theatre Works St Kilda http://www.theatreworks.org.au/
Ilbijeri Theatre Co http://ilbijerri.com.au/
MKA Theatre of New Writing http://www.mka.org.au/
Winterfall Theatre @ the Theatre Husk http://www.winterfalltheatre.com/the-theatre-husk
Union Theatre / University of Melbourne http://union.unimelb.edu.au/theatre/student-productions 
Platform Youth Theatre http://www.pyt.org.au 
Melbourne Writers' Theatre http://www.melbournewriterstheatre.org.au
Melbourne French Theatre Inc. http://www.mftinc.org 
The Butterfly Club http://www.thebutterflyclub.com 

For a comprehensive list of Melbourne theatre venues see Theatre Alive

If you would like to add to the list of Sydney theatre venues please send email to : tangneyniall (@) gmail.com