Reception Room

The Reception Room is 99 square metres and can accommodate up to 60 people for a sit-down dinner and up to 100 in cocktail mode.

Overlooking Anzac Parade and the University of New South Wales, the room has floor-to-ceiling windows that can be curtained off for audio-visual presentations.

Cocktail mode: 100

Meeting mode: 80

Banquet mode: 60

Area size: 99m²

Uses

  • Workshops
  • Meetings
  • Presentations/Forums
  • Classes
  • Intimate cocktail and dinner functions
  • Pre- and post-show entertainment

Facilities

Technical
  • Lighting and audio facilities
  • CD stereo system
  • Whiteboard
Non-technical
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Sink and room for tea and coffee facilities
  • 25 chairs and 4 tables
The NIDA Theatres Reception Room is located at NIDA on Anzac Parade in Kensington, Sydney.

There is high demand for our venues in November and December. If you would like a venue at this time, enquire early to secure a booking.

Technical

The NIDA Theatres Reception Room can be curtained off for audio-visual presentations and comes with a whiteboard, a 55” flat screen television with internet and computer connectivity, 25 chairs, 4 tables and a CD stereo system.

Catering

We have selected a panel of preferred catering partners for events held in our venues: ARIA Catering, European Catering and Forte Catering. Find out more about our preferred caterers by selecting the drop-down menu below.

ARIA Catering

Who are they?

ARIA Catering was launched in November 2010 and is owned by restaurateurs Matt Moran and Peter Sullivan.

What do they offer?
  • Conceptual and unique catering for events at NIDA and offsite locations in and around Sydney.
  • Catering for gala dinners, conferences, product launches, weddings and smaller events at home.
  • ARIA Catering offers contemporary menus designed by Matt Moran which are carefully crafted for every occasion and reflect each client’s individual needs. ARIA have a range of options, including: canapes and food stations; dinner and degustation; and shared style menus.
  • Full event management.
Why choose them?

With a reputation for excellent service, professional management and exceptional food, ARIA Catering can manage your event from start to finish.

Contact

For more information about pricing and menus, visit the Aria Catering or call (02) 8274 9650. 

European Catering

Who are they?

On behalf of some of Australia’s most renowned corporate and individual clients, European Catering has been organising events for over twenty years.

What do they offer?
  • Catering for a range of events, including gala dinners, creative product launches and cocktail parties.
  • Catering for large and small parties.
  • Buffet menus and full sit-down menus.
Why choose them?
  • Innovative catering
  • First class service
Contact

For more information about pricing and menus, visit the European Catering website or call (02) 9317 2733.

Forte Catering

Who are they?

Established in 2001, Forte Catering and Events has won numerous awards, including the National Corporate Caterer of the Year and Wedding Caterer of the Year.

What do they offer?
  • Conceptual and unique catering for events at offsite locations in and around Sydney.
  • Catering for large and small parties.
  • Buffet menus and full sit-down menus.
Why choose them?
  • A wide range of food and beverage choices
  • Professional service and advice
Contact

For more information about pricing and menus, visit the Forte Catering and Events website or call (02) 9211 2802.

Equipment hire

Equipment hire costs effective as of 1 January 2015. GST will be added to all charges.

Hire of any equipment listed below is subject to availability and is quoted on a per day basis. For hires required from 3–7 days you will be charged for 3 days hire only.

Item Cost Information
Lecturn $60
Microphone - Lapel
Microphone - Hand held radio
Microphone - Hand held SM58
or similar
Microphone - Chorus
Microphone - Headset (Madonna)
Microphone - Plate (Tap dancing)
$100
$100
$25

$100
$100
$100


With cord

Set of 6

Set
Mirror ball and motor $20
Piano hire
- Mid-Grand (Kawai)
Piano move
Piano tuning

$200
$150-$200
$200



72 hours notice required
Vinyl dance floor (Black Tarkett)

$250

Parade Theatre and Playhouse
Plus additional labour costs
Portable stage $200 Pro-Stage 8 x 4m
Projector screen





$400





Ratio 4:3
- Overall size 6300mm x 4770mm
- Image size 6100mm x 4570mm
Ratio 16:9
- Overall size 8320mm x 4770mm
- Image size 8120mm x 4570mm
Wireless headset comms $100 Per headset
Projector

$600

5000 ANSI Lumin Single Chip DLP Projector
(Playhouse, Studio Theatre, Space)
Projector

$1400

Barco GLM 8000 ANSI Lumen, wide lens available.
(Parade Theatre)
LED Wash Lights (4 available)

$125 per unit
$500 all 4
VLX moving head LED wash lights

Smoke machine
MDG hazer
Aqua fog (dry ice machine)
Aqua fog pellets
$50
$80
$100
TBD
Fluid included


Upon request. Can supply own pellets
Trestle Tables $20 Limited number available

Please note this list may be subject to change as additional items of equipment become available for hire. 

For further information please contact the NIDA Theatres Manager on (02) 9697 7585 or submit your venue hire enquiry form.

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