Q’s studio space, Loft, houses more intimate and experimental shows. It features character timber beams and art deco floor-to-ceiling windows that look out over Queen Street.

Interested in hiring Loft for a performance?

While New Zealand is in mandatory lockdown due to COVID-19, we are not in a position to explore new bookings. However, if you would like to know more about Loft for your future reference, please email

Interested in exploring Loft for a future corporate event or other function? Please download the pack below

Functions & Events at Q

Once it is clear from the NZ Government when and how Q can operate, our first priority as a curated venue, will be working with existing Q Hirers affected by COVID-19. Thereafter, we will be accepting new expressions of interest. When that time comes, please email to enquiry about availabilities.

Venue details

Seating Capacity: 110+ (depending on configuration)

Stage Dimensions: 192sqm (depending on configuration)

Ceiling Height: 3.7m up to lighting rig

Hire this venue

Kate Ward-Smythe, Programme Coordinator
09 282 3899

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