At the Thomas Dixon Centre, we believe that everyone should have access to the arts. That’s why we’re committed to providing an inclusive and accessible experience for all visitors.
We want every visitor to feel welcome and comfortable, and to have the opportunity to fully engage with our exhibits, events and programs.
If you have any specific needs or questions about accessibility, our friendly staff are always available to assist you.
Come and enjoy the magic of the arts in an environment that is deisgned to be inclusive, welcoming and accessible to all.
If you would like to book an accessible seat in the Talbot Theatre for a performance or event, please call reception on 07 3013 6666.
Toilet facilities, including baby-changing amenities and MLAKenable wheelchair-accessible facilities, are available on ground level. Find out more here.
Our facilities can be accessed during business hours:
Mon to Fri – 8am to 8pm
Sat – 8am to 2pm
Sun – 8am to 1pm
Thomas Dixon Centre is completely accessible by wheelchair, including an adult change room and shower rooms located on ground level, across from the Community studio. Please contact Welcome Desk on 07 3013 6666 to advise about wheelchair access needed at the Talbot theatre.
The Thomas Dixon Centre has two accessible parking bays located in the carpark at Basement 1 level. Entry to the car park is via Raven Street, after which access to the foyer is via a lift located very close to the bays.
Parking must be booked via the Parkable App, either prior to or on arrival. For information on how to book parking click here.
There is also a designated drop off zone at the front of the main entrance on Drake Street for visitors requiring ground level access.
Guide dogs and registered assistance dogs are welcome at Thomas Dixon Centre.
Wednesdays 9:30 am – 11:30am
During the relaxed mode we aim to provide a quieter and lower sensory environment to ensure Thomas Dixon Centre is welcoming to sensory-sensitive visitors. At all times all private sensory tools and aids are welcome.
Every Wednesday between 9.30 – 11.30 am, lights are dimmed, volumes are lowered, PA announcements are limited to emergency situations only, activity in the Promenade is reduced and high sensory areas are signposted.
We strive to make the Thomas Dixon Centre a space for everyone in the community and we look forward to your thoughts and feedback. Please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org, or fill in this online form.
Selected performances are signed by an Auslan interpreter and audio-described. Check individual performance pages for details.
Relaxed Performances have relaxed theatre rules to accommodate all audience members of various abilities, including autism spectrum disorder and other sensory needs as well as young families.
During the performance, house lights will remain on, but dimmed to ensure a comfortable environment. Patrons are welcome to exit and re-enter the theatre at any time as required and ushers will be available to assist. Audience members are welcome to bring into the theatre earphones/ear plugs, fidget toys, appropriate muted electronic devices, etc. as required to enjoy the performance.
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Dance has a plethora of benefits for our mental and physical health. We’re passionate about sharing these benefits with more people, and making dance more accessible to the community. Our Dance Health programs are underpinned by medical research, and provide a ballet program designed for your specific needs. Learn more here.