Burdekin Theatre

161 Queen St, Ayr Qld 4807

The Burdekin Theatre is the home of arts and entertainment in the Burdekin Region playing host to a diverse range of live performances, conferences, meetings, seminars, weddings, exhibitions and many local events. The Burdekin Theatre can provide specialist light and sound requirements to make your event stand out.

The venue features an impressive 473 seat raked auditorium with proscenium arch, fly tower and orchestra pit, supported by professional technical staff and state of the art facilities. The Theatre is wheelchair friendly, accessible by lift in the Theatre Foyer or by Door C on the floor level.

The Burdekin Theatre Foyer is a versatile space suitable for smaller intimate performances or cabaret style seating for up to 140.

Functions for up to 65 people are catered for in the adjacent Music Loft or a large group seating in theatre style.

The Outdoor Forecourt at the front of the theatre can accommodate up to 800 people for outdoor entertainment.

The venue has a commercial kitchen available for hire and operates a licensed bar in conjunction with events.


To purchase tickets for performances and events you can:

  • buy your tickets online;
  • visit the Burdekin Shire Council Customer Service Centre at 145 Young St, Ayr 4807;
  • call (07) 4783 9880;
  • Visit the Burdekin Theatre Box Office 10am -4pm Monday to Friday.

The Theatre Box Office also opens one hour prior to ticketed performances.

Presenter Information

Burdekin Theatre Seating Plan

Venue Hire Enquiries

To book a venue and/or request a quotation please complete the Online Venue Booking Form or phone (07) 4783 9880.

To arrange an inspection contact Burdekin Shire Council on (07) 4783 9800.