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Frankston Arts Centre

27-37 Davey Street, Frankston, Victoria 3199, Australia
+61 3 9784 1060
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A Night with The Russian Ballet

The theater at the Frankston Arts Centre puts on a great range of shows to meet all tastes. However... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
John E
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Melbourne, Australia
Good experience.

Visited art centre with a friend for the Peter Alan show. . had the pre show cuppa and mini muffin... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Pamela T
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Melbourne, Australia
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The FAC is a purpose-built performing and visual arts venue in the heart of Frankston and is one of the largest outer metropolitan arts venues in Australia incorporating an 800 seat theatre, 2 exhibition gallery spaces, a function centre, a 192 seat black box theatre and the creative arts hub - Cube 37. Established in 1995, the FAC has a long history and commitment to community, cultural development and increasing access opportunities to promote mental health and wellbeing through the arts. The Centre attracts approximately 250,000 visitors through its doors each year. Over 50% of visitors come from outside the Frankston municipality, most notably from the Mornington Peninsula and Westernport regions, as well as Melbourne's bayside and along EastLink to Ringwood. The FAC is an Inclusive venue, providing arts opportunities for all abilities and is unique in its field having a dedicated Arts Access Officer and program including live theatre captioning, ticket subsidy scheme, educational pathways and specialised workshops. The FAC is managed by an Independent Board of Management and receives an annual budget subsidy as part of Council's operations. Many local schools, theatre companies, community arts groups and artists use the facility each year. A subsidised community rate is provided to all community hirers. The FAC plays host to approximately one quarter of a million visitors annually; attracted to artistic offerings which range from community and school productions to sell-out performances by touring national and international artists. Renowned for its variety of theatre, visual arts and new media arts, from local, national and international artists, The FAC’s mission is to provide and inspire creative experiences that strive for a positive community participation and engagement.
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“great venue” (7 reviews)
“easy parking” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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27-37 Davey Street, Frankston, Victoria 3199, Australia
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+61 3 9784 1060
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The theater at the Frankston Arts Centre puts on a great range of shows to meet all tastes. However last nights Russian Balle Company can only be described as spectacular. A number a selections were danced starting with Don Cuixote. Another extract was the dying...More

Thank John E
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Visited art centre with a friend for the Peter Alan show. . had the pre show cuppa and mini muffin. great treat before the show. Seats are comfortable , and easily accessed. Parking however is a nightmare. spots are tight to get in & out...More

Thank Pamela T
Reviewed 7 November 2017

The concert hall is very good with easy viewing comfortable seating. The upstairs is hard to negotiate for anyone with walking problems. We have been there 3 times over the last few months and have enjoyed their wide variety of presentations.

Thank Robbo44Melbourne
Reviewed 7 November 2017

comfortable clean great acoustics visibility is great and there is plenty of parking. Lifts available to balcany seating, always has good shows on weekend

Thank David P
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We have been to many events here and are really happy to have this venue on the Mornington Peninsula, where we can see top class acts like the Grigorian brothers, without having to battle city traffic. A week or so ago, we saw Rhythms of...More

Thank Jackie T
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Peter Allen Concert was brilliant, John Bowles sang so well and had great support. Most concerts are excellent value for money. The only problem is there is no central aisle, therefore seats go from one to approx. forty across.

Thank Faye M
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We have attended many shows at the Arts Centre including our grand daughters end of year dancing concert and find that the ease of entering the entertainment area great and that the fact that if going to other great events one can have a meal...More

Thank Vet6869
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We visited the Frankston Arts Centre last week and it was wonderful. The venue itself is just off the freeway, so it was super easy to get to. It also has parking underneath for about $2 an hour or $6.50 all day, so that was...More

Thank Cass_and_Craig
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I have seen many plays at this venue. The seating is placed well so you can see the stage from all angles. Its comfortable and has a fair amount of leg room. It caters for theatre or concerts and is reasonable priced. Parking is underneath...More

Thank Julianne C
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We have attended regularly and found it an excellent venue either as a couple or in a group . The acoustics are first class the seating comfortable, it has wheelchair access the staff are friendly and helpful and the catering is excellent . They have...More

Thank Kay S
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