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Facility Spaces

Spaces available for hire are, 100 seat Theatre, Art Space, Meeting/Rehearsal/Workshop space.

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The MAC Space

This versatile space can be hired for artists’ professional development, workshops, classes, meetings, and public programs.

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Gallery and Art Shop

The HOOP Gallery at The MAC is open to the public  Thursday to Sunday (from 10am to 4pm) every week of the year except between Christmas and New Year, and is managed by Surf Coast Art Space Inc. (SCAS).

The HOOP Gallery is available for local and regional visual artists to present their work, in any discipline, year around.  It is equipped with fixed and moveable hanging walls, plinths, and flexible gallery lighting. Up to four concurrent exhibitions/installations/performances can be staged at one time.

If you are interested in presenting your work in the MAC Gallery, you are invited to submit an Expression of Interest to SCAS Inc.  There will be two call-outs for EOI’s each year, for more information head to the SCAS website.

See the Surf Coast Art Space Inc website for details.

Theatre Space

The generously proportioned performance space at the MAC is known as Shoestring Playhouse. It can be set up in various configurations for theatre, music, comedy, literature, dance, cinema, meetings and social events.

Shoestring Theatre at the MAC comprises a generous performance facility with a flexible stage and seating area, banks of retractable seating and a flexible lighting system. Theatre bookings are managed by Torquay Theatre Troupe Management Group.

The space can be configured in many ways:

  • To provide intimate black box productions, theatre in the round, and proscenium theatre
  • For social events requiring tables and chairs
  • For a variety of artistic performances – such as theatre, music, comedy, literature, and dance.
  • As a space for workshops/lectures/panels across all disciplines.
  • To show cinema and screen-based artwork.

See the TTT Inc website for hiring details.