Venue Hire

The Drill Hall – a heritage venue on Sydney’s harbor, equipped with specialist dance and theatre facilities is available for hire through Critical Path.

For more information phone Laura Osweiler, General Manager on 02 9362 9403 or email admin@criticalpath.org.au

Location

The Drill Hall is on 1C New Beach Rd, Darling Point NSW 2011. It is a large yellow building by the water’s edge on New Beach Road, opposite no. 42 and past the Cruising Yacht Club.

Background

The Drill Hall is managed by Woollahra Municipal Council who has leased the hall to Critical Path as a dance research facility since 2005. It was the site of navy use and administration for much of the twentieth century.

Availabilities

The Drill Hall is available for hire when it’s not booked for our program activities. To enquire about a specific date please email admin@criticalpath.org.au

 

Uses

  • Performance development
  • Rehearsals
  • Workshops
  • Research showings/sharings
  • Arts meetings

The Drill Hall is not available for private and children’s parties. Maximum capacity for any event is 80 people.

Current Rates

Non Subsidised Artists Subsidised Artists / Community & NFP Groups Commercial
$160 per week day $200 per week day $400 per week day
$200 per weekend day $250 per weekend day $500 per weekend day
$700 per week (weekends not included) $900 per week (weekends not included) $1800 per week(weekends not included)
$950 per week (weekends included) $1200 per week (weekends included) $2400 per week (weekends included)

Included in Hire

  • Use of 18 x 10 metre (approx) semi sprung dance floor with tarkett – the specialist tarkett must be protected during hire of the premises. (Tarkett may be removed with the charge of $600)
  • Use of black-out drapes
  • Use of shower facility (no hot water)
  • Use of heating (no air conditioning)
  • Use of custom made portable dance mirror
  • Access to sound system
  • Access to change area and storage facility
  • Access for disabled
  • Access to common kitchenette facility (equipped with microwave, bar fridge, hot water kettle and urn) – suitable for minimal catering only
  • Access to common downstairs toilets (including disabled toilet)
  • Use of chairs (approx. 40)
  • 12-channel digital dimmer lighting rack

Other Equipment for Hire at Additional Cost Upon Negotiation

  • AV Projector
  • Video camera
  • 12-channel lighting control board
  • Laptop

Hiring Procedure

  1. Email request to admin@criticalpath.org.au
  2. Confirmation of availability
  3. Copy of public liability certificate of currency provided to Critical Path
  4. Booking sheet signed and returned
  5. Induction and key handover
  6. Return keys and sign out key sheet

Keys

Loss of keys will incur a fine.

Cleaning

Dishes and food need to be packed away at the end of the day and all major cleaning needs to be conducted before the end of the hire. Cleaning services are not included in the hire.

Staff Assistance

Assistance required of Critical Path staff outside office hours and the weekends will incur additional charges.

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