Venues & Hire

The venues and rehearsal spaces managed by the Creative Practice Lab are available for student use and commercial hire. They are very popular with performance companies, independent artists, filmmakers, students and community groups. 

Please direct booking enquiries to:
CPL Coordinator, Megan Exton : cpl@unsw.edu.au | 9385 5684 | Monday to Friday 9:30am-5:00pm

Please note all bookings for outside of business hours and weekends need to be confirmed by 12pm Wednesday of the week prior.

For further information on props, costumes, basic set items and technical equipment for hire -
Please contact CPL Designer, Paul Matthews : p.matthews@unsw.edu.au | 9385 5378 | Monday to Friday 9:30am-5:00pm



Arc Spaces

If you're a member of Arc UNSW Student Life there are a number of spaces available to hire

Click here for information on how to book a space.


UNSW Venues & Events

For information on other venues on campus visit the UNSW Venues & Events website.

Io Myers Studio

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The Io Myers Studio is a multi-modal space with endless possibilities. A prized teaching space, the venue is also suited to contemporary performance, video screenings, film shoots, cross-media installation works, conferences and workshops.

Click here for more detail, including plans and application to hire.

Studio One

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Studio One is a highly accessible, small black box theatre that is a regular stomping ground for many of the University student groups and local community theatre companies. Also popular as a rehearsal venue and for small film shoots, Studio One is a significant contributor to the cultural life on campus.

Click here for more detail, including plans and application to hire.

Rehearsal & Dance Studios

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The CPL manages a variety of multi-function dance and performance rehearsal studios in the Robert Webster Building. Used as teaching spaces, these studios are also popular with dance schools, community groups, and some of Sydney's premier theatre companies.

Click here for more detail, including room specifications.

Music Facilities

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Music rehearsal rooms are available through the CPL for commercial hire and SAM student use ONLY. Non-SAM students can contact ARC for student piano practice rooms.

Click here for more detail, including how to book a space.

Props, Costume and Equipment Hire

Costume Store

A truly eclectic assortment of prop and costume items available to hire from the CPL. Limited equipment is also available for the Arts Industry and commercial hire only.

Click here for more detail, including contacts and 'Terms & Conditions'.