FAQS

Frequently Asked Questions about the Casula Powerhouse.

We would like to acknowledge the Cabrogal Clan of the Darug Nation as the traditional custodians of the land that now resides within the Liverpool City Council’s boundaries. We acknowledge that this land was also accessed by peoples of the Dhurawal and Dharuk Nations.

What is Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre?

Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre is a multi-disciplinary arts centre that has six galleries (with changing exhibitions produced and presented by Casula Powerhouse), a 326-seat theatre, artist studios, Clayhouse Ceramics Studio, live-in facilities for artists, internal and external public artworks, collection storage facility, retail areas including café and bar, and green open spaces. Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre runs a multi-disciplinary arts program that includes exhibitions, theatre, live music, dance, workshops, seminars and education programs

Where is it?

The Casula Powerhouse is located at 1 Powerhouse Road, Casula (right next door to Casula Station).

How do I get there?

TRAIN

Disembark at Casula Station on the T2 Inner West & South Line or T5 Cumberland - first stop after Liverpool (from Sydney) or Glenfield (from Campbelltown). www.131500.info

Please note the T2 Airport line is different from the T2 Inner West/South - if coming from City Circle via airport, please change at Glenfield.


CAR AND BICYCLE

● From Parramatta or Campbelltown way (without tolls)

Take the Hume Highway going towards Liverpool. Follow it all the way into Terminus Street, Liverpool and turn right into Pirie Street. Follow the signs to the Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Shepard Street Entrance.

● From the M5/City (with tolls)

Take the M5 to Liverpool. Exit at Moorebank Avenue and drive towards Liverpool turning left at Newbridge Road. Turn left into Speed Street and follow the signs to Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre.

Is there parking?

There is ample free parking at the Centre including bus parking zones.

Can I get something to eat there?

The on-site restaurant, Bellbird Dining & Bar, serves delicious food from Head Chef Federico Rekowski, with a menu that changes weekly with fresh, locally sourced ingredients. On theatre nights and special events during the day, the licensed bar will be open.

What are the opening hours?

Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre is open seven days:
Weekdays: 9am - 5pm
Weekends: 9am - 4pm

We are closed public holidays.
The Centre is occasionally closed for major events – if this is the case the information will be posted on our website and advertised in local press.

Does it cost anything to visit?

Visiting the Centre is free and most of our exhibitions and events are also free of charge. Theatre shows have ticket prices ranging from $10 - $50 depending on the production. Some events and workshops also have a fee. All prices are advertised on our website and on promotional material.

How do I book tickets?

Tickets can be booked in one of three ways:

  • Via our website – www.casulapowerhouse.com/booknow 
  • Over the phone – on 02 8711 7123
  • In person – at the Casula Powerhouse Box Office
  • Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre accepts Visa, Mastercard, Cash, and Eftpos

How can I regularly find out what is on?

The Casula Powerhouse website contains all of the information on our upcoming events and is updated regularly. Our Facebook page is the best place to get regular updates. To be included in our email database, please click here.

Are there for facilities for people with disabilities?

The Centre is fully wheelchair accessible, including toilet facilities and a lift to all floors. We have a hearing loop in our theatre. We are happy to accommodate companion animals including providing water. We provide many workshops and tours for people with a disability and have recently started introducing Auslan interpretation to selected theatre productions.

Do you collect artwork?

Casula Powerhouse has a permanent collection. If you are interested in donating to the collection, or having your works considered for purchase please contact the Director.

Can I hire your venue?

Casula Powerhouse has a number of spaces available for hire for your next conference, meeting, function, or community event.

Spaces available for hire include:

  • Performance Space – ideal for workshops, meetings and presentations. Includes audio visual equipment. Seats up to 100 people (lecture style)
  • Turbine Hall – ideal for cocktail functions, expos and launches. Can hold up to 300 people comfortably for cocktail functions.
  • Theatre – 326 seat professional theatre, ideal for performance, cultural showcases, conferences and dance concerts.
  • Studio Spaces – ideal for small, hands-on art/craft workshops or as a small breakout space for conferences/meetings.


    Please contact Jim Koodrin / Renee Walker on (02) 8711 7123 for further information.