The Street Theatre Extension Works

Public Facility
Project Management
$2 000 000 - $10 000 000
ACT
The Street Theatre Extension Works
 Client   ACT Shared Services Procurement and
 ACT Community Services Directorate
 Sector  Public Facility
 Value  $2.5 million
 Size  1,000m2
 Timeframe     2012 - 2013
 Role  Superintendent and Contracts Administrator

One of Canberra’s well known theatre and performance spaces, The Street Theatre, is a multidisciplinary performance ideas house with a curated program of work created by professional and independent artists. It is located in Canberra City West, adjacent to the Australian National University and ACT Family Court.

The Street Theatre undertook a program of extensions and improvements comprising of approximately 1,000 m² over two floors provided space for a new, high ceilinged rehearsal area, office, amenities, and box office. Improvements to the existing Theatre building included relocating the box office, the kitchen space and base services for the café, and upgrading waste services. In addition, minor external works to improve the site’s amenity (removal of temporary accommodation, removal of creeper vine and landscaping and tree planting) were required. The design had the upper floor built to the base building level which allowed for a possible fitout in the future to populate the first-floor space.

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