The Dubbo Regional Theatre and Convention Centre houses a 500-seat tiered theatre and 700-seat auditorium. The state-of-the-art venue boasts a comprehensive computerised sound and lighting control room, a box office, acoustically designed auditorium, hydraulic orchestra pit, raised stage, dressing rooms, 'green room', refreshment bar and designated seating for people with disabilities.
This multi-purpose venue is the ideal setting for a range of events including trade shows, seminars and conferences, meetings, award nights, weddings, performing arts and entertainment. Located right in the centre of Dubbo overlooking the picturesque Victoria Park, the venue is in walking distance to motels, shopping centres, restaurants and cafes. Enjoy the spacious and air-conditioned foyers, comfortable seating and great sight lines to see quality local performances and a variety of national touring shows from around Australia. Booking is made easy with friendly Box Office staff and the convenience of an on-line ticketing system.
Parking Car parks are available, adjacent to the south and north of the facility with a total of 100 car spaces including 5 accessible car spaces. Both car parks are always well lit at night.
On-street parking is also available in nearby Darling, Church and Talbragar Streets and Carrington Avenue. Time restrictions may apply, please refer to parking signs. Please do not leave valuables in your car.
Accessibility features include:
- Ramped Entrance
- Nearby parking with 5 accessible car spaces
- Passenger lift to the Mezzanine level
- Tactile floor indicators
- Accessible toilet facilities
- Hand rails on all stairs
- Special needs friendly and relaxed performances on selected shows
Weekday Matinees Weekday matinees may be attended by school groups. Special school group discounts are available where noted. Parking may also be at a premium. Please call the Box Office for further information.
School Group Bookings For information about School Group bookings please visit the Education page or contact the Theatre Box Office on (02) 6801 4378
Latecomers Latecomers will not be admitted into the Theatre auditorium until there is a suitable break in the performance.
Seating Feel free to stand to allow patrons to access their seats, however, please do not sit on the upturned seats - this is neither good for your back or our seats.
Bags and Prams For the safety and comfort of patrons, large bags and prams are not permitted in the Theatre auditorium during a performance. These can be stored by a staff member during the performance.
Mobile Phones All mobile phones and electronic devices are to be turned off prior to the performance commencing.
Cameras or any forms of electronic recording equipment are not to be used in the Theatre Auditorium.
Refreshments Food and drink are not permitted in the Theatre auditorium at any time. Bottled water, however, is permitted.
Bar The Theatre Bar will be open one hour prior to most shows and during most intervals. Enquire at the bar before the show if you would like to pre order your drinks for interval to avoid the rush.
Suggestion Box In addition to our annual patron survey and feedback form on our website we encourage you to offer suggestions and make comments using the Suggestion Box located at the Box Office.
Lost Property Lost property items handed into our Box Office are recorded and registered.
If you have lost something at Dubbo Regional Theatre and Convention Centre (DRTCC) please call our Box Office on 02 6801 4378 or or complete our online Lost Property Form and we will check the lost property box for you.
It’s helpful if you have a detailed description of your item - the more specific the better! It will also be really helpful if you let us know when you lost it, the performance you were watching and the seat you were sitting in, or if you have misplaced your item in another area of the DRTCC. If we find your property we will contact you so that you can come and collect it from us.
Lost property is held for one month from the date it is found, items not claimed after 30 days will be donated to charity or disposed of responsibly.