Inspiring indoor theatre for forums and performances.

The Deakin Edge is a stunning glass theatre offering views across the Yarra River to the Arts Centre Spire, the MCG and Alexandra Gardens.

With flexible staging configurations, Deakin Edge is ideal for small to medium-sized musical and theatrical performances, seminars, public forums, corporate functions, product launches and presentations. Deakin Edge provides direct access to The Atrium, with the opportunity to use both of these venues for larger events and festivals.


  • Flexible configuration options for seating and floor space for 269 – 450 people (269 fixed tiered seats; additional loose seats and bench seats)
  • Reception area at rear of venue (200sqm) perfect for pre-event / post-event entertaining for cocktail functions or boutique dinners.
  • Option to open out to The Atrium or separate the venue from The Atrium using a concertina sound wall
  • Raised hardwood stage with full-length steps (13.5m x 3.5m)
  • Male and female dressing rooms
  • Greenroom with kitchenette provided
  • Mobile ticket or reception desk
  • Audiovisual support available through our preferred supplier, Corporate Vision Australia
  • Yamaha grand piano
  • LED screen (3.2m x 2.4m) available at an additional cost
  • Lighting and audio system
  • Catering by preferred supplier Bokchoy Tang.


Theatre: 269 – 450
Cocktail – Foyer: 100 – 200
Cocktail – Full Venue: Up to 400
Boutique Dinner: 50

Hire Rates

Venue Hire Type Standard
Free Public Event Full Day $2,785 $1,715
Free Public Event Half Day $2,145 $1,285
Ticketed Event Full Day $3,320 $2,785
Ticketed Event Half Day $2,680 $2,145
Private Event Full Day $3,745 $3,210
Private Event Half Day $3,210 $2,680
Piano Tune $195 $195

Venue hire rates include full use of the in-house lighting and audio systems in standard states. These rates do not include catering, cleaning or security costs.

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Lift access & wheelchair accessible.
Accessiblity at Fed Square


Parking: Parking options at Fed Square
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