- Arts Centre
Ramsay Place, Noarlunga Centre SA 5168
(08) 7009 4400
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Entertaining Adelaide’s South.
The Hopgood Theatre is located on the Southern side of Adelaide just 30 minutes from the Adelaide Central business District. The theatre is named after Dr Don Hopgood and his late wife, Raelene for their considerable services to the community and art scene.” The Hopgood theatre is a fully equipped multi purpose art centre and can accommodate a diverse range of conferences, performing arts, film screenings, seminars and product launches.
Centrally located in the heart of the Noarlunga Centre next to Colonnades Shopping Centre it is within easy walking distance to the main retail shopping precinct and cultural attractions. The Venue draws on a local population and surrounding districts of 170,000.
Arts Centre Reference Group
Working with local community members to ensure the Arts Centre continues to meet the community’s arts and cultural expectations.
The current members are:
Hon. Donald (Don) Hopgood AO, BA (Hons) PhD BTh (DEPUTY CHAIRMAN)
Don worked as a secondary school teacher and university tutor before being elected to the South Australian Parliament in 1970. Don served in parliament for over twenty years, holding various ministerial portfolios including development and mines, education, environment, water, emergency services, and health. Don was Deputy Premier for seven years between 1985 and 1992. Between 1997–1999 Don was the Moderator of the Uniting Church SA Synod. Recently Don has been teaching courses at the College for Seniors and the University of the Third Age, has been researching the history of jazz in South Australia and providing hospital chaplaincy service.
Harry is the Arts Co-ordinator at Tatachilla Lutheran College, McLaren Vale. He also has a long involvement in community arts, being a founding member of both OPUS Performing Arts Community and Axis Theatre Company, Community Co-ordinator for COME OUT Youth Arts Festival, and Drama Adviser for the Education Department. He has been a resident of what is now The City of Onkaparinga for almost 40 years.
Jason is currently serving as Team Leader; Arts & Cultural Development for the City of Onkaparinga and has tertiary qualifications in Aboriginal Studies, Social Work and Public Sector Management and comes to the role with a passion for the arts and cultural development after having been the State Manager for Innovative Community Action Networks (ICANs); a state government initiative that supports disengaged young people to stay positively engaged in education and community. Jason has lived in the City of Onkaparinga for thirty plus years and has a real passion to ensure that the South continues to develop a thriving arts community and is a creative and vibrant place to work, play and live.
Bob has been involved in theatre since his 9 children started to develop the acting bug. Working with Opus, Might Good Talent School and many others building sets volunteer board member and all facets of the performing arts. Two years ago Bob started producing and presenting on community radio TRIBE FM and supporting publicity and promotional activity in addition to being part of many other community groups he is a carer for his wife.
Danielle is a visual artist with a Bachelor of Visual Arts and Applied Design (in the medium of photography) she has experience both co-ordinating exhibitions and exhibiting in group and solo shows. She has previously worked at leading contemporary art gallery Greenaway Art Gallery, for the statewide visual arts festival SALA Festival, and have just returned from 2 years in Whyalla where she was the Creative Producer at the youth arts organisation D’faces of youth arts. Whilst in Whyalla she was also a member of the Country Arts SA reference group for the Middleback Theatre.
Parking is available at the Noarlunga Shopping Centre Car park.
Please contact the venue box office and make the operator aware of your access requirements. You will be asked to give the operator information to provide you with best possible seats available.
Row A has removable seats to accommodate patrons who wish to remain seated in their wheelchair or to allow ease of access to transfer to a theatre seat.
A disability toilet is available in the foyer of the Hopgood Theatre.
Wheelchair loan – Please contact the theatre on 7009 4400 if you need to borrow a wheelchair ‘free of charge’ when you attend your performance.
The Hopgood Theatre is guide dog friendly.
Baby change tables are available.
The theatre has a Licensed Bar.
The Country Arts SA’s Friends Club is a membership program that rewards our loyal patrons and helps support our Arts Centres.
Join now to enjoy special offers and great savings throughout the year.
Friends Club Membership
Show your card and save throughout the year. Your Friends Club membership ($25) entitles you to buy tickets at the discounted Friends price at any time. It’s your season as you like it and when you like it.
- Access to the Friends discount ticket price, anytime throughout the year (one ticket per performance)
- Discount on Morning Melodies shows
- Discount on selected commercial shows
- Regular updates on Hopgood Theatre activities
- Invitations to special events
- Priority seating and presale tickets for Country Arts SA allocated seated live shows and selected commercial shows (Email address required)
- Access to Friends Club ticket discounts at any of the five Country Arts SA venues as mentioned on the back of your membership card (members only)
To purchase a Friends Club Membership or renew an existing membership simply click the button below and log in to your customer profile using your email address and password.Buy Membership
Terms and Conditions apply contact the venue for more details
Don’t know what to give your friends or family for birthdays or special occasions?
Entertain them with a theatre Gift Voucher; Gift Vouchers can be used for any performance at the theatre.Purchase Online
Terms and Conditions
Gift Vouchers are available for purchase online at the following values: $100, $50, $20, $10
Gift Vouchers can only be exchanged for tickets at the theatre Box Office during office hours or online through our website.
Gift Vouchers are not redeemable for cash and are valid for 36 months from the date of purchase.
Gift Vouchers are redeemable for tickets at the Venue in which it was originally purchased from only and are non transferable.
Country Arts SA Venues are not responsible for lost or stolen Gift Vouchers.
Additional Terms and Conditions may apply contact the theatre for more details.
Everything you need
- 492 seat proscenium arch theatre
- Centre based manager plus box office and technical staff
- Stage and wings area totalling 9.34m x 20.5m
- Performance area of 115m2 consisting 9.24m x 10.01m stage plus curved downstage apron
- Full technical facilities and support
- TV, DVD, CD, data projector
- Computerised box office
- Licensed bar
- Disabled access
- Ample car parking
- Fully appointed dressing rooms, wardrobe, laundry facilities and green room
- Orchestra pit for up to 25 musicians
- Yamaha C7 Grand and Yamaha U3 upright pianos
- Public address system
- Professional sound system
- Spacious licensed foyer with dance floor
- Rehearsal room
- 29 Counter-weight fly lines
- 126 Seat Lecture Theatre
A comprehensive Technical Specifications Document for the Hopgood Theatre is available online. Please review this document before booking the venue for your performance.View Venue Technical Specifications
Tour Coordination Services
Link into Country Arts SA’s network of performing arts centres across South Australia and benefit from collaboration on tours and negotiation of venue costs, performances and box office as a state-wide package. Please email [email protected] for more information.
A night at the theatre is a perfect way to entertain and impress your clients, network and reward staff. Our staff will assist you in all steps of planning to ensure your guests have a unique and memorable night at the theatre that they will always associate with your company’s hospitality.
With a wide range of shows and some of Australia’s most well-loved actors, you’re sure to find something for everyone. This variety means that we can help you select the show most suited to your guests to ensure an enjoyable night is had by all.
Country Arts SA Corporate Hospitality Packages are designed to help you deliver your business targets in a distinctive way, and can be tailored to meet the needs and budget constraints of your business.
Country Arts SA is continually looking to establish strategic alliances and partnerships with leading, innovative companies such as yours, who understand the reinforcement of business brand values to the community through the arts.
Benefits of Purchasing Corporate Tickets
- Performance programmes (where available)
- Tailored drinks package for your needs
- Free use of exclusive foyer areas for pre-show or post show drinks
- You can also access special function areas for you to entertain larger groups
- Ease of booking when purchasing for large groups.
- Assistance in co-ordinating catering for functions and events held at the venue.
- Pre show group theatre tours.
- Invitations to Country Arts SA after show functions.
- Meet the cast (selected shows only).
- Best seats available
- You will also receive invitations to selected, exclusive VIP functions at the venue where you can network with leading corporate identities and artists.
Additional options can easily be arranged to create an evening tailored to your needs
Contact the venue to Join now!
How to find us
Ample parking in close proximity to the venue.
Wheelchair access is an important aspect of Country Arts service to patrons. Mobility impaired patrons can be comfortably seated in the theatre, and there are dedicated toilet facilities and car parking spaces. Baby change tables are available.
The theatre has a Licensed Bar.
Venue Manager: Sussan Baldwin