The Venue: The GC Adelaide

Situated in a central city location within the versatile facilities of Flinders Street’s German Club, The GC offers six performance rooms over four levels, from large showrooms through to intimate “character” spaces, with audience capacities from 50 through to 500 plus. 

It boasts a central bar and bistro as a meeting place for pre and post-show meals and refreshments, in a secure, well air-conditioned building accessible to parking and adjacent to the East End. 
 

Showroom One

Showroom One is a flat floor fully air-conditioned auditorium with proscenium arch stage with side access, high ceiling, black-out curtains, lift and stair access, and excellent acoustics with no sound transfer.

Equipped with the best of  "concert quality" digital sound and lighting gear. Ideal for both cabaret and row seating. Toilets and bars on same level. In-room meals by arrangement. 

  • Capacity: 450 (Row) / 300 (Cabaret)
  • Capacity with Showroom 2 added: 550/400 respectively
  • Stage: Proscenium arch, two-levels, timber floor, curtains, side access
  • Stage dimensions: W 8.75m x D 8m
  • Dressing room below stage
  • Includes FOH and tech staff
  • Wheelchair Access

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Studio

An extremely versatile “black box” space, this room is particularly suited to two/three-handed theatre, stand-up, contemporary music and smaller bands requiring minimal set and stage.

  • Capacity: 120 (seated) / 200 (standing)
  • Performance space: timber floor; approx 8 x 4m
  • Includes FOH and tech staff
  • No wheelchair access


Lounge

This intimate room is particularly suited to stand-up, small musical ensembles, one/two-handed theatre, and “theatre-restaurant” shows requiring minimal set and stage. Ideal for dinner and show packages.

  • Capacity: 60 (seated) / 40 (cabaret)
  • Performance space: Carpeted concrete/rostra; approx 4 x 2m
  • Adjacent to kitchen (ideal for dinner and show packages)
  • Includes FOH and tech staff
  • Wheelchair access


Cellar

A remarkable "character" performance space in the basement level with a quirky ambience. It is particularly suited to stand-up, 2-3 piece bands and one-person-shows. A great space for audience interaction.

  • Capacity: 60 (seated)
  • Performance space: Covered concrete/rostra; approx. 4 x 3m
  • Includes FOH and tech staff
  • No wheelchair access


Clubroom

A remarkable "character" performance space with a quirky ambience. It is particularly suited to stand-up, small bands and two/three-handed theatre requiring minimal set and stage. A great space for audience interaction. Adjacent to bistro and bar.

  • Capacity: 100 (Row) / 50 (Cabaret)
  • Performance space: Covered concrete; Stage 5 x 2.4m min.
  • Top quality sound and digital mixing desk
  • General lighting rig; front & rear lighting bars with rectangular truss over stage
  • Blacks to rear and ends of stage
  • Includes FOH and tech staff
  • Wheelchair Access

The GC places strong emphasis on high production values and comfort for artists and audiences.

The main performance space, the 450-seat Showroom One, is one of Adelaide's best multi-purpose rooms: flat floor, fully air-conditioned auditorium with side-access proscenium arch stage, high ceiling, black-out curtains, lift and stair access, and excellent acoustics with no sound transfer. It is equipped with some of the very best sound and lighting equipment available, the equal of anything around the Fringe.

Other rooms – from 60 through to 150 seats – provide remarkable performance spaces with quirky ambience, particularly suited to stand-up, small bands and two/three-handed theatre, great for audience interaction.

 

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