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Venues

Bulmba-ja has multiple venue spaces for hire. 

Download the venue brochure (PDF) (1.12 MB)

Download the technical specifications document (PDF) (924.2 KB)

Email bulmba-ja@arts.qld.gov.au or phone 07 4047 4910 for more information.

Theatre space

Theatre

The theatre is a rectangular black box studio style theatre equipped with a fixed grid. There is no proscenium or counterweighted fly system. The seating bank is raked and three quarters retractable (last 4 rows do not retract). It has an un-raked, semi sprung plywood stage floor covered with matte black painted masonite sheets.

  • Stage area with seating bank in place (without masking) - 14.5m (w) and 11.5m (d)
  • Floor area with seating bank retracted (without masking) - 14.5m (w) and 17m (d)
  • Seating capacity standard Theatre Mode - 239
  • Includes - Control booth, load in access to backstage area, backstage area, stage distributed load limit (500kg/m2)

Bulmba-ja change room 1

Change Room 1

Bulmba-ja change room 2

Change Room 2

Green room

Meeting rooms and hot desks

Hot Desks

Hot desks are available for hire at Bulmba-ja. There are 7 desks in total; 3 standing and 4 sitting. The hot desk area is a continuous counter with each desk allocated a section. These spaces are best for artist, arts workers and arts organisations who are working on laptop computers. 

  • Allocated individual desks - 1m (w) and 0.5m (d)
  • Facilities - Free wifi, power and access to kitchen area
Meeting Room 1

Meeting Room 1

Meeting room 1 is our largest meeting room for hire. It is located on floor 1.

  • Seats - 10
  • Facilities -  TV, free wifi and access to kitchen area

Meeting Room 2

Meeting room 2 is one of our two smaller rooms suitable for small meetings.

  • Seats - 4
  • Facilities -  TV, free wifi and access to kitchen area

Meeting Room 3

Meeting room 3 is one of our two smaller rooms suitable for small meetings.

  • Seats - 4
  • Facilities - TV, free wifi and access to kitchen area

Rehearsal spaces

Studio A

Studio A is a multi-use space with a kitchenette. This space is best for meetings, workshops and classes.

  • Facilities - Kitchenette

Studio B

Studio B is a rectangular black box equipped with a fixed grid. There is no proscenium or counterweighted fly system. There is no permanent seating bank. It has an un-raked, semi sprung plywood stage floor covered with matte black painted masonite sheets. There is a wall of 2.5m high mirrors on the narrow wall that is usually concealed behind a sliding drape.

  • Stage area - 14.5m (w) and 11.5m (d)
  • Stage to underside of grid - 6.2m (h)
  • Stage to ceiling (approx.) - 7.5m (h)

Studio C

Studio C is a dance studio with a fixed set of mirrors on the long edge. It has an un-raked, semi sprung plywood stage floor covered with dark gray vinyl. There is a wall of 2.3m high mirrors with a ballet barre 1.1m off the ground.

  • Stage area - 8.9m (w) and 6m (d)
  • Landing area - 4.7m (w) and 1.4m (d)
  • Stage to ceiling (approx.) - 3.2m (h)

Public spaces

Foyer

Bulmba-ga outdoor area

Outdoor area adjacent to theatre

Bulmba-ga Yarning circle

Yarning Circle