Adelaide Festival Centre is South Australia’s key performing arts facility. It is the cultural centrepiece for a city and state acknowledged locally, nationally and internationally as a leader in the arts.
Located on the banks of the River Torrens, Adelaide Festival Centre opened in 1973. Hosting 1,000,000 attendances a year, Adelaide Festival Centre presents theatre, dance, music, and exhibitions, and produces five international festivals: OzAsia Festival, Adelaide Cabaret Festival, Adelaide Guitar Festival, Adelaide French Festival and DreamBIG Children’s Festival.
The Festival Centre is the main venue for its home companies: State Theatre Company South Australia, State Opera of South Australia, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Brink Productions, Windmill Theatre Co, Australian Dance Theatre, Adelaide Festival, and the Australian Ballet.
Adelaide Festival Centre presents the best in performance from Australia and around the world each year including producing or coproducing some of Australia’s most successful and innovative shows. Adelaide Festival Centre’s Walk of Fame features more than 130 names of some of the outstanding artists and creators who have graced Festival Centre stages.