Working through the COVID-19 pandemic

The Rowville Performing Arts Centre is available for hire during 2021 in accordance with Victorian Government guidelines for operation through the COVID-19 pandemic.

All hirers of the Rowville PAC are required to have a COVID-safe plan, and this needs to be sent to the Manager of the PAC no less than 7 days prior to the hirer's event.

Current venue space capacities

*information updated April 20, 2021

Auditorium

499

Foyer

66 

Dance Studio

64

Change rooms

14

Please note, these capacities are based on 1 person per 2 square metres under the assumption that all audience members and performers check in to the venue by using the QR code displayed throughout the foyer. 

In addition, please take note of the following:

  • All hirers must forward their COVIDsafe plan to RPAC Management no less than 7 days prior to their event. For information on preparing a plan, please click here.

  • All attendees of the Rowville PAC must carry masks with them at all times, and may be requested by management to wear them if they deem it necessary. Wearing a mask during a performance is recommended.

  • It is recommended that singers be at least 5 metres from the audience, and 1.5 metres from each other

  • The venue is fully cleaned before and after each event, however the hirer should practice spot-cleaning of door handles etc during the event

  • Hirers are required to provide hand sanitiser for audience and performers

  • Trybooking has introduced an optional feature that automatically places a single empty seat between booking groups. You can download the Rowville PAC venue seating plan here. For more details about using Trybooking, please see the Venue Hire page of this website.

  • For more information on running an event, please refer to the Victorian Government's Guidance for Preparing a COVIDSafe Event Plan.