School Groups

Pilbeam Theatre Rockhampton Auditorium view to stage

We offer school group tours for those interested in the operation of a modern theatre, on-stage, backstage and in the green room!

Bring your class to a tailored educational tour* of the Pilbeam Theatre including backstage areas.

What is included

  • An engaging 30 min backstage tour of the venue.
  • Up to 30 minutes additional time in the venue  available (ie. for teachers to continue a lesson on stage.)
  • Break off area in foyer with a space for bags

Tour Content

This will be suited to the age level and class size in the tour but can include:

  • Venue Safety
  • History of theatre
  • History of the Pilbeam Theatre
  • Theatre etiquette
  • Venue areas – stage, basement, bio room, dressing rooms
  • Lighting basics
  • Mechanic basics
  • Audio basics

What are the benefits

  • Introduce students to the venue before they see a show
  • Contextualise studies in theatre, music and performing arts
  • Prepare students for the live arts
  • Extend a CBD excursion with a free tour
For enquiries contact pilbeamtheatre@rrc.qld.gov.au or phone (07) 49245600

Contact our box office for matinee viewings, and our administration to arrange school group tours today.