Rangatira

Rangatira, Q’s main performance space, is a state of the art flexiform auditorium. It provides our artists with inspiration and also challenges them to connect and engage with audiences in different ways. The name is uniquely New Zealand, it gives mana to our artists, and it reflects the energy of the room.

Rangatira is a highly adaptable space. It gives designers the capability to reconfigure both the stage and seating to suit the needs of a given production. It accommodates a wide variety of artistic events including dance, drama, comedy, music and multi-media art events.

Flexible staging is integral to Q’s design. The seats can be removed completely or moved from one configuration to another in just a few hours, which means that hiring companies have an exciting array of possibilities for creative staging.

Our seating design is optimised for use in End Stage, Short Traverse, Long Traverse, Thrust, In the Round and Promenade configurations, however, seating can be adapted to many configurations, allowing extraordinary creative freedom.

Take a look at how Q Theatre's Rangatira stage configuration is transformed from End Stage to Short Traverse:

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Interested in hiring Rangatira for performance? We have limited availability during June and September 2014. Please contact us in the first instance to discuss your requirements, or complete an expression of interest form. You can download our Expression of Interest form for 2014 season from the box below.

Interested in hiring Rangatira for an event or other function? Download our Expression of Interest form for Business Event Hire from the box below.

Venue details

Seating Capacity: 338-450 depending on configuration

Stage Dimensions: 5.8-10.7m x 9.5-17.8m dependent on configuration

Ceiling Height: 7.7m up to lighting rig

Hire this venue

Contact:
Angela Green, Executive Producer
angela@qtheatre.co.nz
09 282 3895 Downloads
EOI form 2014 Arts Hire.doc
EOI form 2013 Event Hire.doc

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