Frankston Arts Centre
Opened in 1995 by then Prime Minister, the Hon. Paul Keating and designed by renowned Australian architect, Daryl Jackson, the Frankston Arts Centre is one of the largest metropolitan and regional arts venues in Australia. Our world class Theatre seats up to 800 and our facilities include full stage with fly tower and contemporary technical and staging equipment.
The Centre attracts icons of Australian performance including Melbourne Symphony, OzOpera and the Australian Ballet amongst others. Our Theatre capacity and premium facilities also attract large and touring international artists and performers.
Known as an Inclusive venue, the FAC welcomes all abilities. In 2012 we will provide 6 Live-theatre captioned and 3 Auslan Interpreted Signed performances and there is portable Listen hearing assistance receivers available for loan for all performances throughout the year. There are 2 permanent wheelchair spots with seats alongside for all your friends and family - just let us know in advance if you have a large group coming... and the whole of j-row seats can be removed if required.http://artscentre.frankston.vic.gov.au/Centre_Info/Accessibility/index.aspx
Cube 37 is the Frankston Arts Centre's glass fronted creative arts space attracting new media artists and housing wet studio, workshop rooms, digital media suite and exhibition galleries. Cube 37 was completed and opened in 2001 by then Prime Minister, the Hon. John Howard.
The Centre has fully equipped Function Centre which can seat up to 500 and plays host to a range of events including corporate seminars and community expos, gala dinner dances and awards ceremonies.
The Arts Centre has a direct access car park, drop-off zone and a fully licensed bar offering an extensive selection of beverages and bar meals. Fine dining is available in the restaurant from 5:30pm for all Frankston Arts Centre presented performances offering a quality contemporary menu designed by our very own executive chef.
For more details on performances, exhibitions, workshops, events or venue hire, please visit thefac.com.au