Welcome to the Schonell Cinema & Live Theatre complex, overlooking the lovely landscaped grounds, University of Queensland - St Lucia, Brisbane.
Close to public transport (Bus and Ferry), parking is free on the weekends.
The Schonell Theatre has two venues available for hire;
Theatre 1 (capacity 420) and Cinema 2 (capacity 175).
The complex also includes The Candy Bar and Pizza Caffe.





•    Capacity 420
•    Deluxe high back stadium seating with double armrests, writing tablets
     and unobstructed views
•    Wheelchair access and bays
•    Full Lighting Rig
•    12 weighted Fly Bars
•    Orchestra pit
•    Full Lecture Mode available
•    Full Digital Cinema (2DCP)
•    2 x dressing rooms (each with shower and toilet)
•    Green room
•    Dedicated loading dock direct to backstage
•    Large foyer area suitable for pre or post event soirees
•    Licensed Candy Bar
•    Suitable for live performances, ballet, orchestra, conferences,
     lectures, launches, film screening, commercial filming and more.
•    Professional catering services available, see below.
•    Theatre 1 seating plan






•    Capacity 175
•    High back stadium seating with double armrests & unobstructed views
•    Gorgeous string pixie lighting and arched stairways
•    Own private foyer for functions
•    35mm, DVD, Blu-ray, Laptop and Digital Projection
•    Dolby Digital Sound System
•    Licensed Candy Bar, Cinema and foyer
•    Suitable for Film. Regularly hired for; private screenings, charity events,
     Q & A, product launches, exclusive presentations
•    Professional catering services available, see below.
•    Cinema 2 seating plan



SHOW HIRE AUSTRALIA is a leading event production company, with a long history of crewing and supplying equipment for events at The Schonell.  We have a wealth of experience working in the venue, excellent quality equipment (some of it already permanently installed) and helpful, skilled staff. Our goal is to create high quality outstanding events every time, always at an affordable price.

CONTACT: showhire.com.au



Schonell Weddings and Events are passionate about catering & proud to deliver food & beverage packages to suit all tastes & budgets.

PH: 07- 3377 2206 EM: schonell.events@uqu.com.au
WEB: schonellevents.com.au



For more information on availability and hire please contact us:
EMAIL: schonell.theatre@uqu.com.au

Cinema Session Times

We screen from Thursday to Monday.

Monday 24 April

12.45pm
The Salesman (M sub)
3.00pm
Lo and Behold: Reveries Of The Connected World (M)
5.00pm
Jasper Jones (M)
7.00pm
The Salesman (M sub)




Thu 27 April

1.45pm
Bad Girl (MA15+)
3.30pmJasper Jones (M)
5.30pm
The Salesman (M sub)
6.30pm
Toni Erdmann (M sub)encore
7.45pm 
Bad Girl (MA15+)


Fri 28 April

1.45pmBad Girl (MA15+)
3.30pmJasper Jones (M)
5.30pm
The Salesman (M sub)
7.45pm
Bad Girl (MA15+)




Sat 29 April

1.45pmBad Girl (MA15+)
2.00pmThe Salesman (M sub)
3.30pm
Lo and Behold: Reveries Of The Connected World (M)
4.15pm
Jasper Jones (M)
5.30pm
Bad Girl (MA15+)


Sun 30 April

1.45pm
Bad Girl (MA15+)
2.00pm
The Salesman (M sub)
3.30pm
Lo and Behold: Reveries Of The Connected World  (M)
4.15pm
Jasper Jones (M)
5.30pm
Bad Girl (MA15+)


Mon 1 May

Closed
due to Public Holiday










We are closed Tuesdays & Wednesdays
(except for special events) and public holidays.
Session times updated Tuesdays.
Times subject to change without notice.

DOWNLOAD SESSION TIMES HERE