ACCESSIBILITY

All venues inside Casula Powerhouse have wheelchair accessibility, with the exception of the Ampitheatre, which is located by the Georges River outside the Casula Powerhouse building.


Our Theatre seats 322 people. The seating is raked and goes back 17 rows, with stair access on both sides of the theatre. The stage is 7 metres deep and 14 metres wide. There is a black floor and black curtains. The theatre is fitted with a hearing loop. There are two entrance doors that lead to the theatre. Wheelchair access is available in the first row.

The Performance Space is an open-plan space, which is 15.9 metres in length and 12.5 metres wide. It can seat between 80-100 people and is wheelchair-accessible. There are four pillars in the space, with a white screen hanging on the back walls and a projector. This allows different visuals to be screened.

The Turbine Hall is the largest space in the arts centre. There is a set of stairs in the Turbine Hall that leads to the Upper Turbine Gallery. There are also ramps in the Turbine Hall that lead to the Upper Turbine Gallery, the Kids Gallery and the Studios on Level One. The Turbine Hall is 28.5 metres in length and 12.8 metres wide.

The Kids Studio is on Level One. It is the first room on the left-hand side as you step out of the elevator. It is accessible by wheelchair via the ramp or elevator. It seats approximately 20 people.

The Artist Studio is a multi-use learning/workshop space located on Level One. This space is often used for workshops and small events. It is accessible by wheelchair via the ramp or elevator. There are columns in the space. It seats approximately 20 people. It is 10 metres in length and 5 metres wide.

The Kids Gallery is located on Level One. It is curated to provide a year-round integrated visual learning environment in relation to the main exhibition programs at Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre. The Kids Gallery provides an accessible space dedicated to the development of visual thinking. It is 27 metres long.

The Hopper Gallery is the most traditional gallery in Casula Powerhouse. Located on the ground floor past the automatic glass doors, it is climate-controlled, allowing the exhibition of some of the most valuable and delicate artworks by both local and international artists. It is wheelchair-accessible. There are two pillars in the space.

The Switch Gallery showcases the existing original architectural features of the powerstation, allowing visitors to glimpse into Casula Powerhouse’s history.