161 Queen St, Ayr Qld 4807

The Burdekin Theatre is the home of arts and entertainment in the Burdekin Region playing host to a diverse range of live performances, conferences, meetings, seminars, exhibitions and many local events.

The venue features an impressive 472 seat auditorium supported by professional technical staff with facilities that meet industry standards.

The Burdekin Theatre Foyer is a versatile space suitable for smaller intimate performances or cabaret style seating for up to 140.

Functions for up to 25 people are catered for in the adjacent Music Loft or a large group seating in theatre style.

The Outdoor Forecourt at the front of the theatre can accommodate up to 700 people for outdoor entertainment.

The venue has a commercial kitchen available for hire and operates a licensed bar in conjunction with events.

Presenter Information

Venue Hire Enquiries

To book a venue and/or request a quotation please complete the Online Venue Booking Form.

To arrange an inspection contact Burdekin Shire Council on (07) 4783 9800.

Burdekin Theatre Venue Hire – Community Rate

Fixed Costs
Auditorium per Show per day$381.82$38.18$420.00
Ongoing Continuous Full Day Hire for second and subsequent performances$190.91$19.09$210.00
Rehearsal (Non–performance day & Max 4 Hour Block)$72.73$7.27$80.00
Event Creation (set up show in Seat Advisor)$65.45$6.55$72.00
Front of House Attendants (Paid to Friends of the Theatre – per community show)$116.36$11.64$128.00
Front of House Attendants (3 door people – per community show)$70.00$7.00$77.00
Front of House Attendants (junior eisteddfod – per session)$23.64$2.36$26.00
Foyer (inc chairs & tables, Up to 12 Hours)$113.64$11.36$125.00
Foyer – Half Day (inc chairs & tables, Up to 4 Hours)$57.27$5.73$63.00
Foyer – Ongoing Days$57.27$5.73$63.00
Loft – Full Day (Up to 12 Hours)$94.55$9.45$104.00
Loft – Half Day (Up to 4 Hours)$47.27$4.73$52.00
Loft – Ongoing Days(per day)$47.27$4.73$52.00
Forecourt$47.27$4.73$52.00
Piano – Grand$118.18$11.82$130.00
Piano – Baby Grand$81.82$8.18$90.00
Piano – Upright$47.27$4.73$52.00
Piano TuningAt Cost
Basic PA System$95.45$9.55$105.00
Small Projector and Projector Screen (per event/per day)$77.27$7.73$85.00
Large Projector and Projector Screen (per event/per day)$545.45$54.55$600.00
Small Events Technical Package$472.73$47.27$520.00
Medium Events Technical Package$945.45$94.55$1,040.00
Large Events Technical Package$1,422.73$142.27$1,565.00
Foyer – Cleaning (per hour)$31.82$3.18$35.00
Loft – Cleaning (per hour)$31.82$3.18$35.00
Auditorium and Back Stage – Cleaning (per hour)$31.82$3.18$35.00
Portable Stage & Risers (25 pieces/per piece)$13.64$1.36$15.00
Truck or Utility HireAt Cost
Variable Costs
Power (per kw)$0.41$0.04$0.45
Ticket Administration Fee (per ticket)$2.73$0.27$3.00
Air Conditioning – Auditorium (per hour)$29.09$2.91$32.00
Venue Supervisor (per hour)$36.36$3.64$40.00
Technical Staff (per hour)$36.36$3.64$40.00
Bar Staff – for special events (per hour)$31.82$3.18$35.00
Cleaning (per hour)$31.82$3.18$35.00
Foyer – Air Conditioning (per hour)$15.45$1.55$17.00
Loft – Air Conditioning (per hour)$15.45$1.55$17.00
ConsumablesAt Cost
External Equipment HireAt Cost
Deposit
Deposit$420.00$0.00$420.00
This deposit is for the hire of the auditorium and is non–refundable if cancellation is less than one month prior to production.
This is payable at time of submitting signed venue hire agreement.

Burdekin Theatre Venue Hire – Commercial Rate

Fixed Costs
Auditorium – per show/per day$472.73$47.27$520.00
Ongoing – Continuous Full Day Hire
(for second and subsequent performances)
$236.36$23.64$260.00
Rehearsal (Non–performance day & Max 4 Hour Block)$90.91$9.09$100.00
Event Creation (2 hours to set up event in seat advisor)$83.64$8.36$92.00
Front of House Attendants (paid to FOTT)
Fee set by Friends of the Theatre
$139.09$13.91$153.00
Foyer (inc chairs & tables, Up to 12 Hours)$141.82$14.18$156.00
Foyer – Half Day (inc chairs & tables, Up to 4 Hours)$72.73$7.27$80.00
Foyer – Ongoing Days$72.73$7.27$80.00
Loft – Full Day (Up to 12 Hours)$118.18$11.82$130.00
Loft – Half Day (Up to 4 Hours)$59.09$5.91$65.00
Loft – Ongoing Days (per day)$59.09$5.91$65.00
Forecourt$59.09$5.91$65.00
Piano – Grand$150.00$15.00$165.00
Piano – Baby Grand$104.55$10.45$115.00
Piano – Upright$59.09$5.91$65.00
Piano TuningAt Cost
Basic PA System$122.73$12.27$135.00
Small Projector and Projector Screen (per event/per day)$77.27$7.73$85.00
Large Projector and Projector Screen (per event/per hour)$636.36$63.64$700.00
Small Events Technical Package$595.45$59.55$655.00
Medium Events Technical Package$1,000.00$100.00$1,100.00
Large Events Technical Package$1,772.73$177.27$1,950.00
Foyer – Cleaning (per hour)$36.36$3.64$40.00
Loft – Cleaning (per hour)$36.36$3.64$40.00
Auditorium and Back Stage – Cleaning (per hour)$36.36$3.64$40.00
Portable Stage & Risers (25 pieces/per piece)$13.64$1.36$15.00
Truck or Utility HireAt Cost
Variable Costs
Power (per kw)$0.41$0.04$0.45
Booking Fee (per ticket)$2.73$0.27$3.00
Air Conditioning – Auditorium (per hour)$35.45$3.55$39.00
Venue Supervisor (per hour)$45.45$4.55$50.00
Technical Staff (per hour)$50.00$5.00$55.00
Bar Staff (per hour)$36.36$3.64$40.00
Cleaning (per hour)$36.36$3.64$40.00
Foyer – Air Conditioning (per hour)$18.18$1.82$20.00
Loft – Air Conditioning (per hour)$18.18$1.82$20.00
ConsumablesAt Cost
External Equipment HireAt Cost
Deposit
Deposit$520.00$0.00$520.00
This deposit is for the hire of the auditorium and is non–refundable if cancellation is less than one month prior to production.
This is payable at time of submitting signed venue hire agreement.

 

Burdekin Theatre Marketing – Commercial Rate

Marketing Services
Poster Distribution (minimum 30)$1.36$0.14$1.50
Flyer Distribution (minimum 500)$0.11$0.01$0.12
Poster Mailout – Supplied (minimum 200)$1.36$0.14$1.50
Poster Mailout – Designed (minimum 200)$1.59$0.16$1.75
Seat Drop – Supplied Flyer/Brochure$109.09$10.91$120.00
Seat Drop – Created Flyer/Brochure$172.73$17.27$190.00
Television Presentations
Box Office Television Presentation$40.91$4.09$45.00
Email Related
E–Blast to full Database$318.18$31.82$350.00
E–Target to Specific Database$90.91$9.09$100.00
Showcase and E–Showcase (2 months)$86.36$8.64$95.00

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