COVID-19 Update | July 2021

Independent Theatre in association with Wenona School are committed to ensuring the safety of our staff and the local and wider community, and have been closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

During the June-August 2021 lockdown, the Independent Theatre is still taking booking requests during this time and plan to reopen when permitted by the NSW Government under health directives.

For booking enquiries please contact Theatre Manager, Mr Sean Hartley on or 0439 610 671.

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.

A functional venue for a variety of performance types including drama, musical theatre, opera/classical music and dance the Independent Theatre is continuing its current 82 year history and tradition of encouraging emerging artists, supporting community groups and being the emerging showcase location and venue for the Performing Arts in Sydney.


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

  • Allen & Heath Advantis 168CH digital mixing desk

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

  • Steinway Concert D Grand Piano

  • Chamber and orchestra music chairs and stands