Studio Hire

The Loft is available for community hire with vacancies available during the week for suitable practitioners to conduct classes, workshops or special events. The bright airy studio is located just off popular Pakington Street in Newtown, just a stroll to the café precinct. The historical industrial mill near the river has been given a new lease of life with a beautiful renovation and abundant natural light. The space is also available for one-off events such as launches, photo shoots, play readings, workshops, theatre rehearsals and intimate performances.


Mirrored Studio (with drapes if you prefer a non-mirrored space)

Lounge and Kitchenette area

Professional sound system

14 x 8 polished wooden jarrah floor


Full amenities – M/F toilets and change rooms

Upstairs Venue

Access to large client base, online and social media promotion

For information and rates please click the following link

Residencies and Grants

Open Door is a subsidised support initiative for independent dance and theatre artists, aiming to foster the development of original works and support Geelong’s expanding professional dance and theatre community.

Launched in February 2007, Open Door is a studio grant and residency, providing time, space and creative support to individual artists or project based companies in the Geelong region.