Western Sydney Performing Arts Centre

Client

Cox Architecture

Location

Rooty Hill, NSW

Completion date

2019

The 2,000 seat Western Sydney Performing Arts Centre (WSPAC) is set to become the entertainment heart of Western Sydney, bringing professional musicals and live performances to the west that were previously confined to the Sydney CBD.

The Project

The 2,000 seat auditorium will be reconfigurable to a flat floor auditorium able to host a range of events, concerts and exhibitions, either in traditional lyric mode, or as a flat floor cabaret dinner style venue.

The building includes:

  • An 84 line flytower
  • A powered orchestra pit capable of hosting 45 musicians
  • State of the art control and production infrastructure
  • Backstage facilities to support professional touring companies

Our Scope

Marshall Day Entertech is providing theatre planning and technical design of AV, rigging, lighting and sound systems. Marshall Day Acoustics is providing full acoustic design services including the acoustic design of the auditorium, sound insulation and building services noise control.

Completion

Construction is well under way and is expected to be completed in August 2019.  For further details and a virtual tour, see wspac.com.au

"The entertainment centre will become the home of international and major Australian entertainment acts in western Sydney... We want to provide more access of major acts to the people of western Sydney at affordable prices. We're looking to form partnerships with the city venues to bring big acts out here"

Rooty Hill RSL , Chief Executive, Richard Errington