Venue Hire



The heritage-listed Athenium Theatre provides a versatile event space, combining historical elegance with modern conveniences. The Athenium offers an exciting theatrical experience with the flexibility to suit a range of events and functions.


Whether a special occasion, corporate function, movie or live entertainment event, a thrilling night at the theatre will be sure to delight!




The floor has a maximum occupancy limit of 312 persons.

Floor Configuration

  • Theatre: 312 Auditorium plus 130 Dress Circle (432 total)

  • Banquet Rounds with Dance Floor: 16 tables (160 persons)

  • Banquet Rectangle with Dance Floor: 160 persons

  • Banquet Rounds: Capacity 20 tables (200 persons)

  • Banquet Rectangle: Capacity 200 persons

  • Cocktail: Capacity 300 persons

First Floor Dress Circle


The Dress Circle has a maximum occupancy of 130 persons. Some of the original seating has been retained for interpretation purposes and this is unavailable for use. The useable seating is in a conventional Dress Circle cinema arrangement. No other furniture or temporary items can be placed in the Dress Circle area. 

Please note: use of the dress circle requires two trained ushers. 


Located just off the main entrance foyer, the kitchenette is suitable for use as a serving kiosk or inside bar. Due to its nature, the kitchenette is only appropriate for basic food and beverage operations, it is not a commercial kitchen. Food preparation and storage should comply with the NSW Food Act and Food Standards Code. Contact Junee Shire Council’s Health and Building Surveyor if you have any queries.