Venue Hire

The Manning Entertainment Centre is a 505 seat theatre in Taree, New South Wales.  The theatre is regularly used by outside hirers including local dance schools, theatre groups and primary and high schools.  The theatre is also hired by a wide variety of touring professional acts from ballet to pop music, stand up comedy and tribute acts.

Our professional staff and state-of-the-art equipment makes it easy for you to achieve the best from your performance at the Manning Entertainment Centre.

By exploring the information below, you’ll be able to decide if the Manning Entertainment Centre is the right venue for your production. 

Initial Enquiry

The first step is to email [email protected] and ensure that your preferred dates are available. If you would like specific advice to help with your decision, you can speak to our production team on 02 6592 5466.  If the date is available you can make a pencil booking which will be valid for two weeks. Your booking is not confirmed until your hire agreement and booking deposit have been received. 


Make a Booking

Here are the documents that you need to complete in order to present a performance at the Manning Entertainment Centre:

  1. Complete and return the Hire Agreement along with the Booking Deposit to confirm your booking
  2. Complete and return the Ticket Information Form and the EFT Details Form before tickets can go on sale
  3. Complete and return the Production Risk Profiler and the Production Rider no later than four weeks before your first performance

The reference documents on the right of this page will help you with your planning.

Our production, marketing and ticketing staff will be happy to answer your questions at any stage in the booking process. You can contact us by via [email protected] or by calling 02 6592 5466.


Hire Documents


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