The Octagon Theatre is located in the beautiful surroundings of the University of Western Australia’s riverside campus. Opened in 1969, the Octagon was Australia’s first thrust stage. Seating up to 758 patrons, the Octagon regularly hosts high profile events such as Q&A and the Perth Festival.

Getting here  Click here for help planning your journey to the Crawley Campus of the University of Western Australia.

Parking On campus parking is free after 5pm, though it can get busy. The closest car park with access bays is Car Park 1. You can get more information here.

Access  A lift brings patrons to the first floor and wheelchair positions are located on the back row (row M). There is no hearing loop.

Toilets Located in the theatre’s foyer on the ground floor. This includes an accessible toilet and baby changing station.

Prams  For safety reasons, prams may not be brought into the auditorium. Collapsed prams can be left with our front of house staff.

Smoking  The University of Western Australia is smoke free. Smoking is not allowed anywhere on campus.

Lost Property  Call 08 6488 2691 in office hours.