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Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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It is a small but very well designed theatre. The seating is comfortable and the acoustic very... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
Shellharbour, Australia
great venue

The seating gives you an unobstructed view of the stage.We had a wonderful seat to watch the... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
Merimbula, Australia
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Located in the heart of Wollongong's Arts Precinct, Illawarra Performing Arts Centre (IPAC) is the region's most loved and respected venue for the performing arts. Comprising three versatile spaces, it plays host to a variety of events, from...more
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32 Burelli St, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, Australia
+61 2 4224 5999
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

It is a small but very well designed theatre. The seating is comfortable and the acoustic very good. The shows being offered are of good selection and variety.

Thank pecasita
Reviewed 5 October 2018

The seating gives you an unobstructed view of the stage.We had a wonderful seat to watch the Russian Ballet performance of a Russian Triple Treat.It was an amazing experience.

Thank jppetty
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Under the tent - its just magical as the performers give their all in an absolutely amazing performance. Definitely no boring bits in this fabulous production. Would definitely recommend a visit and may go again - enjoyed it so much.

Thank aldavril
Reviewed 6 September 2017

limited menu not great food-but handy to the theatre. I would not go there as a dining experience. Tables and decor ordinary

Thank cmartin41
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Went to catch the show Chicago with my wife . The show was fantastic by the way . The venue itself is a great place to view any show that is on . The ushers were very polite and friendly . Anywhere you sit in...More

Thank leod918
Reviewed 11 April 2017

What a great show! The intimacy of the venue made for an incredible experience. The combination of disco music and performing artists was exhilarating. If you want to have fun make sure you go to this show. We loved our position in one of the...More

Thank sandraboothman2
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Attended the Velvet show in the tent last night, general admission had us all queueing like sheep. Once through the door everyone scrambled for a seat, it appears the premiums also claimed the normal seats which made it difficult for a group to sit together,...More

Thank johnnthel
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Great venue, and goes to show with the speed at which some Dance concerts of local studios are booked out - "it's like trying to get tickets to a Bieber concert". Friendly staff, great seating, and easy access.

Thank darranwilkinson
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Great venue. Have visited Illawarra Performing Arts numerous times now and have never gone away disappointed. Great to have this facility in Wollongong.

Thank Gareth B
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Had a great time watching Swan Lake last night. The presentation was by one of the myriad of Russian ballet companies. Very entertaining with good sets and costumes. Booking through the Merrigong website was simple with ample opportunity to select seats of choice.

Thank Doug P
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17 June 2016|
Response from brandies | Reviewed this property |
Hi most seats have good Vision, we usually try for the centre, avoid the front three rows if possible. Enjoy :)