Due to popular demand, public tours will continue to be offered weekly at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC). See the Centre from a new and exciting perspective with these behind-the-scenes tours, taking place every Friday from 10.30am (excluding public holidays).
Learn about the historical significance of QPAC and South Bank, and gain an understanding of the processes involved in presenting over 1200 performances each year.
The tours are a great way to enhance the experience of what is seen on stage. There is much that happens behind the scenes to deliver every live performance in one of QPAC’s four theatres. The tours offer the chance to learn more about how the Centre operates in its many and varied roles as a producer and presenter of performing arts, a developer of new works and also a destination for visitors within a busy cultural precinct.
Tours include information on the Centre’s history, architecture, and how the arts has help see Brisbane grow to one of Australia’s leading cultural hubs and tourist attractions.
The tours often feature a visit to the Centre’s Tony Gould Gallery where regularly changing exhibits deliver fascinating insights into the world of theatre. The current exhibit is Theatres of War: Wartime Entertainment and the Australian Experience running until June 2016.
QPAC weekly tours are popular and bookings are essential. To secure your place please contact 07 3840 7444 or email [email protected] Alternatively, you can purchase your ticket on the day from the QPAC Cafe.
The Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) is located within Queensland’s vibrant cultural precinct at South Bank, Brisbane. The Centre is focused on creating a world where the performing arts matter to everyone.
Welcoming more than 1.4 million visitors and presenting over 1200 performances annually the QPAC experience extends beyond the theatre with a range of unique spaces to eat, drink, and enjoy free live entertainment.
Visit www.qpac.com.au to learn more about Queensland’s Centre for live performance and the range of exciting events and initiatives on offer year round.