Presenter Profile

Drum Theatre


Drum Theatre presents culturally and artistically diverse performing arts presentations. Family and education events are one of our priority programming areas.

What the schools have said

"The Drum is an ideal venue for schools. Good location, close to transport" – Mentone Girls’ SC
"Excellent theatre – I’ll tell everybody" – Trinity Grammar School
"Show was 12 out of 10" – Beaconhills College

"Absolutely (great) venue. I’ve never been here before, but I’ll come again" Patterson River SC
"Great place for students to experience ‘live’ theatre" – Dandenong PS

The venue

Only 30 minutes from the CBD, Drum Theatre has 521 seats in a new, 2 tiered theatre built within the heritage-listed beautiful Dandenong Town Hall. There are also several rehearsal/workshop spaces in the venue.


Drum Theatre can be easily accessed by the M1 freeway, take the Stud Rd exit. Well situated for schools from the sand belt, from the eastern suburbs as well as those in the Cities of Dandenong and Casey.
*Schools should aim to arrive 25 minutes before show start time and allow 15 minutes to exit the building.
Within the theatre
*There is a lift, if required, to seats in the Circle.
*In the stalls, there are Wheelchair seats, and hearing impaired technology is available – please let us know if these are required


Bus drop off /pick up zone in Walker Street . Buses can then park free of charge nearby.


Your drinks/snacks/lunches can be stored in one of our foyers while you watch the show. Our friendly staff will keep an eye on them for you. No food or drink is allowed in the theatre.

Other attractions

The Walker St Gallery is 5 minutes from Drum Theatre

The famous Dandenong Market is on every Tuesday, Friday and weekend also a 5 minute walk from the theatre.

Heritage Hill, two adjoining heritage listed houses with beautiful gardens, is a great place to sit outside for lunch. It also has exhibitions and events.

There are also many multicultural restaurants and cafes nearby


Cnr Lonsdale and Walker Sts
Dandenong VIC 3175

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