Salamanca Art Centre’s unique theatre is an end-stage performance space that has been created at the foot of an historic quarry, named after the company that produced jams and juices on the site for half a century.
The Peacock Theatre is the venue of choice for intimate live productions accommodating dance, hybrid music and film and has load-in facilities from the street.
The Peacock Theatre is a unique performance and event venue on the ground floor of the Salamanca Arts Centre. With a magnificent natural rock face as its backdrop, maximum Fixed Seating Capacity of 131 (General Admission / unnumbered) seats, and an affordable price tag, the Peacock Theatre is one of Hobart’s most popular arts, and entertainment venues.
The Peacock Theatre has dressing room space for up to 12 people, a workshop, a bathroom (including shower), and a laundry. Access to the theatre workshop is possible via Kelly’s Lane. Disabled access to the Theatre is via the double doors opening from the Courtyard directly onto the stage area. Limited vehicle access to the Courtyard via Woobys Lane can be arranged.
Applying for the Peacock Theatre : REMAINING DATES in 2021
SAC Assesses applications for the Peacock Theatre twice annually, with the due dates for submissions as 30 April and 30 September each year and with Special Assessment rounds throughout the year as required (such as in the case of a cancellation or projects with a short lead time).
Salamanca Arts Centre is currently seeking applications for the remaining dates in the Peacock Theatre 2021 calendar.
Applications are sought for performances, concerts, workshops, film events,, corporate events, rehearsals and creative developments.
PLEASE NOTE: Many months are already heavily booked. If you require specific date/s, please email the Venues Manager to confirm date availability prior to the submission of your application.
For more information on the hire of the Peacock Theatre, including Venue Hire Rates for and the Conditions of Hire, please DOWNLOAD the Peacock Theatre Conditions of Hire (PDF) prior to submitting your online application.
Please note: All Applications for the Peacock Theatre must be completed online. Paper submissions will not be accepted. For more details please contact the Venues Manager via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
ALERT ME : Next Call for Applications
To be notified of the next Call for Applications for the Peacock Theatre, including for dates in 2022 and for Special Rounds (including NIMBLE and as a result of cancellation etc.), please complete the ALERT ME Online Form and you will be contacted once the next Call for Applications opens.
Please note: All Applications for the Peacock Theatre must be completed online. Submissions by any other means will not be accepted. For more details please contact the Venues Manager via email at email@example.com
Conditions of Hire
Please note: The Capacity of this Venue has been reduced as a result of Covid-19 Restrictions relating to Gatherings, Physical Distancing and Density Limits. As these Restrictions are subject to change, please contact the Venues Manager via email at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Currently the theatre can operate at a maximum 75% seated audience capacity of : 98 seats maximum
Venue Hire Rates
Performances & Events*
Independent Artists: $300 per Day / $1,350 per Week
Not for Profit / Educational Institutions / Schools: $320 per Day / $1,440 per Week
Commercial / Government Departments: $420 per Day / $1,890 per Week
Bump In / Bump Out / Rehearsals / Creative Developments*
Independent Artists: $150 per Day / $675 per Week
Not for Profit / Educational Institutions / Schools: $170 per Day / $765 per Week
Commercial / Government Departments: $320 per day / $1,440 week
* Venue Hire Rates do not include all charges (such as electricity, additional equipment or a SAC Technician etc.). Please refer to the Peacock Theatre Conditions of Hire (PDF) for more information and for details on all additional charges.
Applications for the remaining dates in 2021 is open.
Image Credits: Nicole Robson.