The Glasshouse Theatre provides an unrivaled level of audience comfort and technical excellence.

The Glasshouse Theatre is the only proscenium arch theatre of this type on the Mid North Coast of NSW. With acoustic design by Arup, the same engineers who have worked on the world’s largest opera houses and concert halls, the Glasshouse Theatre is designed to provide an unrivalled level of audience comfort and technical excellence, for an enhanced theatre experience.

Seating Capacity: 588 (download our Venue Capacity Chart for more information)

Equipment Available:

  • 588 seats over two levels - Dress Circle & Stalls (seating capacity dependent on theatre technical set-up)
  • Luxury wool covered auditorium seating
  • Automated damper adjustment of acoustic properties
  • Full fly-tower with PowerflyTM automated flying system complete with electric bars and standard masking set
  • Orchestral pit lift with SerapidTM lift automation
  • Full loading dock facilities with direct access to auditorium and other areas
  • 2 auditorium light bridges, fully accessible
  • 3 follow spot locations on rear lighting bridge
  • Balcony light rail, box booms and rigging point provision throughout stage area
  • 60 channel PA system with full tie capabilities and full patch throughout
  • 6000 channel lighting control with 300 patch locations
  • Full cat 6 and RGBHV / VGA patch facilities throughout with ties to other locations within the Centre
  • DLP digital projection including 2 screen options
  • Full compliment of luminaries and outboard equipment
  • Optic feed for streaming and GoToMeetings events
  • multi-tonne rated rigging points and associated rigging
  • Harlequin Dance Floor (tarkett)
  • Moving LED Light Package as standard
  • Digico Family FOH and Foldback audio consoles
  • Sennheisser radio microphones
  • Wardrobe Facilities
  • Music Stands and Orchestral Chairs

 Facilities associated with the Theatre include:

  • Stage Door
  • Touring Company Office
  • Warm-up Space(s)
  • Dressing Rooms
  • Wardrobe
  • Musicians Room
  • Green Room
  • Secure Piano / Instrument Case Store
  • General Storage
  • Props / Equipment Store
  • Technicians Workshop
  • General Workshop
  • Scene Dock


Glasshouse Theatre Seating Map  

Glasshouse Theatre Technical Specifications 

The Glasshouse Standard Lighting System 2018

The Glasshouse Front of House Lighting System


A 'virtual' experience of the Glasshouse .... the online tour.