Valmai Pidgeon Performing Arts Centre (VPAC)

The Valmai Pidgeon Performing Arts Complex (VPAC) stands as a cornerstone of artistic expression and cultural enrichment within our institution. Boasting a state-of-the-art facility, VPAC offers a fully air-conditioned performing arts auditorium renowned as the Harker Auditorium, capable of accommodating over 800 attendees. Beyond its grandeur, this auditorium provides versatility through its ability to be partitioned into smaller spaces, such as intimate auditoriums or lecture theatres, catering to diverse events.

The Harker Auditorium beckons patrons through a welcoming foyer, setting the stage for an immersive artistic experience. As guests enter, they are greeted by the grandeur of the space, where every detail is meticulously designed to enhance the performance atmosphere. The auditorium's expansive seating arrangement ensures optimal comfort and visibility for all attendees, fostering an inclusive and engaging environment for artistic endeavours to flourish.

Moreover, the allure of VPAC extends beyond the confines of the auditorium, with a captivating veranda area offering panoramic vistas of the city skyline and the historic Chambers building. This outdoor space provides a serene retreat for attendees to revel in the beauty of their surroundings, offering moments of respite amidst the hustle and bustle of artistic endeavours.

Whether it be a riveting theatrical production, a captivating musical performance, or an enlightening academic lecture, VPAC's Harker Auditorium stands as a beacon of excellence in the performing arts landscape. Its facilities and stunning ambience set the stage for unforgettable experiences, fostering a deep appreciation for the arts and inspiring creativity within our community.

Number of Guests:

Standing / CocktailTheatre / LectureBoardroom / Dinner
Harker Auditorium and Foyer500474-
Davenport Theatre and Foyer-204-
Theatre 2 and Foyer-204-
Entire VPAC500882-

Approved Venues Available for Hire and General Pricing:


Rate (General)
Half Day
Rate (General)
Full Day
Harker Auditorium and Foyer$2,100$3,200
Davenport Theatre and Foyer$800$1,050
Theatre 2 and Foyer$800$1,050
Entire VPAC$3,700$5,300

Discover our other venues: Chambers | Foundation Building | The Chapel | Aquatic Centre