Stage / Backstage - Auckland Girls Grammar School




Stage dimensions are 16.5m wide x 6.5m deep with about 3.5m of wing space either side. There are two levels of upstage tabs, but no front tabs. This is an open proscenium stage. All black curtaining are on rails, and can be adjusted to your stage framing requirements.
The stage plan is available for download.



 Backstage Facilities


Venue facilities included in hire are:

  • three dressing rooms
  • large green room ('Whitelaw room')
  • school cafeteria area with trestle tables and chairs (excluding kitchen)
  • foyer kitchenette with fridge, sink, microwave and urn
  • ticket office with direct dial out line for Eftpost purposes

Free parking is available for the patrons at gate 2 and 4 (view site plan). Loading zones and parking for crew (up to 17 cars) are available at gate 3. The hirer must provide parking attendants (3 for 1/2 hirers and 5 for full hirers) to ensure hassle free parking for it's patrons, and that the 'no parking' areas are adhered to, or cars will be towed away.

Wheelchair parking, access & toilet facilities accommodated for at gate 2 and gate 3 levels of the centre.

Upcoming Events


20.02.2018 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Athletics Day - whole school


21.02.2018 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Year 9 Parents Meet the Teacher Evening


22.02.2018 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Students from Kanda High School Arrive


24.02.2018 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Waka Ama Senior Regatta


27.02.2018 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
International Students Orientation Day

DWC Contacts

Theatre Manager

Alicia Hall
Work: 09 307-4182
Fax: 09 309-9152
Mobile: 0274 772-357
Address: Gate 2, 16 Howe St, Newton, Auckland


DWC Approved Lighting Technician

Rhedgirl Productions
Rhed Clift

Mobile: 021 707433 (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it).


DWC Approved Sound Technician

Mike Hughes
Intec Systems Ltd.
Work: 09 550-7875
Mobile: 021 441-194 


Francis Nolier
Oceania Audio Ltd.
Work: 09 845-7809
Mobile: 021 779-416 (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it).

DWC Documents

Documents related to the hiring of the DWC including building plans and stage/lighting plans can be downloaded here.



DWC Gallery