Event Venue - The Red Box

A video showing the location, access and features of the Red Box

“A great venue for events, filming, as well as performance. One of the best circus venues in the country.“ - Jordon Shields, Photographer

“Nice big space. Great old building where parachutes used to be made. “ - Nathan Ayers

“Great venue and physical arts community.” - Matt Cornell, physical theatre artist

This distinctive facility was built by ArtsNSW as a creative home for Sydney’s physical theatre community and is a place where artists have the opportunity to make, play and share in an inspiring and collaborative performance culture environment.

  • Capacity: approx 540 standing, 310 banquet

  • Access notes and vehicle capacity: The Red Box has 2 large barn-doors allowing for vehicle access into the venue and easy bumpin/bumpout. The site itself, however only has room for between 8 to 28 cars. There is street parking available nearby. The Red Box is wheelchair accessible with no steps required to get into/out of the studio.

  • Amenities: There are toilets available less than 1 minute walk away in the building adjacent to the studio. A microwave, toaster, kettle and fridge are made available to hirers.

  • Dimensions: 24m x 20m (480sqm), 12m height

  • Features: Sprung floor with tarkett, large scale rigging capabilities. 

  • Suitable for: Creative events, launches, meetings and exhibitions

  • Clients have included Major Performing Arts companies, Key arts Organisations, international touring performing arts companies, arts collectives, individual artists, music producers and labels, corporate brands. 


Indicative availability for our Red Box and Studio 1 is found in this calendar. If you'd like to enquire about availability or a quote, please don't hesitate to contact us at 02 9560 9479 or email our Venue Manager.