Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Wenona School and the Independent Theatre are committed to ensuring the safety of patrons and staff, and have been closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic situation.


As of May, 2021 the Independent  Theatre  is now officially re-opening to the community and can accept venue hire requests and bookings. We have a COVIDSafe plan implemented and any hirers are to be advised that this must be strictly followed. We continue to monitor the COVID-19 cases within Australia and abide by any health directives given by the NSW Premier and Health Department.

The following information should be used for reference only. 

With a brand new lighting rig, state of the art projection, and a shining new Steinway Concert grand, the Independent Theatre is available for your next performance, conference, presentation, or  meeting.

Now fully outfitted for drama, opera, and dance, as well as chamber and classical music, the Independent is continuing a 75 year tradition of encouraging emerging artists, and supporting community groups, with special and concessional rates for qualifiying performances. 

Please know as it is a school - based venue, the Independent Theatre is not always available for bookings during the School term, from Monday to Friday and these are at the discretion of the Theatre Manager. We do welcome weekend and holiday bookings.

Spaces available for hire

  • Rehearsal space with piano

  • Conference room with Audio Visual facilities

  • Function spaces

  • 303 seat Auditorium 

  • Fully equipped stage with dressing room facilities and live feed


  • ETC Ion Lighting desk

  • Presonus 32 studio live mixing desk

  • Panasonic PTDZ870EK 8500 ansi lumen WUXGA projector, motorised screen, and i-pad stage control system

  • Steinway Concert D piano

  • Set of five Wenger Forte Acoustic shells

  • Chamber and orchestra music chairs and stands