Venue Hire

Rehearsals, meetings & classes

Are you looking for a space for rehearsals, meetings or classes?

The Drill Hall, home to Women’s Circus, is located at 395 Barkly St and is within walking distance from West Footscray station and provides on site parking. When not being used for our creative projects or classes, our space is available for hire and is a wonderful rehearsal or training space for companies working in physical theatre, circus or dance.

Rates

Women’s Circus is committed to supporting independent and unfunded companies and will provide the space at competitive and subsidised rates (a once yearly membership fee to Women’s Circus is required to access these rates). We price on a sliding scale in accordance with the purpose of your rental. For a quote please fill out our the Venue Hire Request Form at the bottom of this page. Please note all prices below will incur 10% GST.

 

Women’s Circus Member:     Hourly – $15/hour | Daily – $60/day
Independent Artist/Unfunded Company:     Hourly – $20/hour | Daily – $80/day
Corporate/Funded Company:     Hourly – $40/hour | Daily – $160/day

 

If you are a small/independent circus, theatre, or performance artist or group and you are having trouble accessing our space due to financial constraints, we encourage you to apply for one of our Artist Development Programs – A Room Of One’s Own and/or Still I Rise.

Availability

Please note: Because we house an ongoing Training Program, most weekday nights and Saturday days are not available for rental. Sundays and weekday days are usually open for hire. See our Calendar for availability.

How to Book a Space

To arrange a hire, familiarise yourself with the Venue Hire Info Sheet check the Calendar to make sure the space is available, and then complete the Venue Hire Request Form belowSomeone from the Women’s Circus will then get back to you to discuss and secure your booking.

Main Training Space

Main Training Space

Large space perfect for groups of up to 25 people and includes access to rigging and specialist circus equipment.
Community Room

Community Room

Ideal for small companies or groups of up to 12 people, with easy access to the kitchen and a reverse cycle unit.