Sydney Dance Company Wharf Studios
Five state-of-the-art dance studios housed in an early 20th-century cargo wharf, Sydney Dance Company’s Wharf Studios, home to the Company since 1986, have been recently refurbished.
As an anchor tenant of the Walsh Bay Arts Precinct, Sydney Dance Company creates, rehearses, teaches and performs in the Wharf Studios, and welcomes tens of thousands of enthusiastic dancers of all ages through the doors every year.
|Address||Wharf 4/5, 15 Hickson Road, Dawes Point, NSW 2000|
|Sydney Dance Company Customer Service|
Box Office Telephone
Dance Classes & Venue Hire
Café – Mr Jones Walsh Bay
Mr Jones Walsh Bay offers delicious food and coffee you can enjoy in our spacious and sunlit foyer – or grab to go!
Open 7am to 3pm, Monday – Saturday, it’s the perfect place to grab a coffee before work, relax during your lunch break or indulge in a sweet treat after class.
There’s plenty of options to choose from with a daily selection of fresh salads and sandwiches, cold-pressed juices, burgers or even their famous Mr Green Smashed Avo!
Free WiFi is available, with seating both indoors and outside.
Monday - Saturday
7am - 3pm
How to get there
Transport to the Wharf Studios
Public transport is the best way to get to the Wharf. Circular Quay railway station, bus and ferry terminus is the closest public transport hub. The Wharf is a brisk 15 minute walk from Circular Quay.
For details please click here or telephone 131 500. 324 and 325 buses run from the CBD to Dawes Point, with stops just outside the Studios.
Parking at The Wharf
While on-street metered parking is available in Walsh Bay, we recommend parking at the following parking station located along Hickson Road:
● Bond One, 26 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay
● Wilson Parking, Barangaroo
● Barangaroo Reserve, 5 Towns Place, Barangaroo
For further information and assistance regarding the following services, please telephone Customer Services on 02 9258 4818.
Unassisted access Wheelchair access into Sydney Dance Company Wharf Studios is via the main entrance located on Hickson Road.
Staff assisted access If you have mobility impairments and are visiting the Sydney Dance Company Admin team, please access the building via the main reception and our Customer Service team will assist you to use the lift to the admin suite.
Accessible facilities There are accessible toilets on both the Ground floor and Admin floor of the Wharf Studios.
Arts Centre Melbourne
Sitting beneath one of Melbourne’s great symbols – the magnificent spire – Arts Centre Melbourne is both a defining Melbourne landmark and Australia’s largest and busiest performing arts centre. From 2017, Sydney Dance Company has been proud to call this performing arts centre our Melbourne home.
1300 182 183
100 St Kilda Road
Open 24 hours a day, the car park entrance is located on Sturt Street. Parking options include early bird and standard parking. For more information on available parking options please visit the Arts Centre Car Parking page.
Accessible Parking All levels of the Arts Centre Melbourne Car Park are fully wheelchair accessible. There are also four accessible parking spaces along Dodds Street, each with a four hour restriction.
By Tram Trams that stop in front of Arts Centre Melbourne, stop number 14: 1, 3, 3a, 5, 6, 8, 16, 64, 67 and 72
By Train Get off at Flinders Street Station in Melbourne CBD and walk for a couple minutes, across the bridge toward St Kilda Road.
A range of dining options are available before and during your performance. Enjoy a quick bite or drink before your show from one of the theatre building’s many dining spaces. Refreshments are also available from the foyer bars The Barre A vibrant and modern atmosphere, with a focus on seasonal produce, great wine and a classic cocktail list.
Located in the Theatres Building offering baguettes, bagels and wraps for those looking for a bite to eat before a show.
Every Sunday, 10am – 4pm, local artisans fill Arts Centre Melbourne’s Lawn to showcase their unique, handmade goods ranging from arts and crafts to freshly made delicacies.
The Protagonist Delicious coffee and freshly baked cakes and biscuits and savoury snacks in the open-air surrounds of Arts Centre Melbourne.
Saké Situated alongside the breathtaking Yarra River, Saké Restaurant & Bar Hamer Hall has cemented its long-standing reputation as the most-loved and celebrated Melbourne Japanese Restaurant.
For more food and drink options at the Arts Centre Melbourne please visit our Eat & Drink page.
Wheelchair and mobility access
Accessible seating is available for wheelchair users and their companions, in all Arts Centre Melbourne venues. You can book accessible seating in person at Arts Centre Melbourne Box Office or via the telephone booking line 1300 182 183.
Wheelchairs can be booked through the Welcome Desk. Please call 03 9281 8298 if you would like to book a wheelchair.
A hearing system is available in all Arts Centre Melbourne venues, except The Pavilion. This sound amplification system utilises an FM signal, providing coverage to all seats in the venues via headphones or neck-loops available from the venue ushers. This system can also be used for guided tours and small meetings in our buildings.
Companion Card holders are eligible for a complimentary companion ticket to Arts Centre Melbourne programs and performances.
Carriageworks is one of Australia’s leading multi-arts institutions. Sydney Dance Company made its debut at Carriageworks in 2008, and is where we present New Breed in Bay 20 – new works by Australian’s most innovative emerging choreographers made possible by The Balnaves Foundation. Bay 20 seats up to 270 and its post-industrial atmosphere makes it unique in Sydney.
|Address||245 Wilson St (cnr. Codrington St)|
Eveleigh NSW 2016
|Postal Address||PO Box 3035|
Redfern NSW 2016
|Phone||(02) 8571 9099 (10am – 6pm, daily)|
Enter at 229 Wilson Street, opposite Queen Street.
Follow the driveway around to the left, and then follow the signs to the car park and loading dock.
Redfern Station, 8 minute walk Macdonaldtown Station, 10 minute walk
Newtown Station, 15 minute walk
More info can be found here.
Nearest stop is at Codrington Street at City Road, approximately a 5 minute walk to Carriageworks. Buses: 422, 423, 426, 428, 370, 352
More info can be found here.
There are bike lanes on surrounding streets, and plenty of free bike racks on site.
The City of Sydney provide maps and recommended routes to help you ride to Carriageworks​
Taxis should enter Carriageworks at 229 Wilson Street, corner of Queen Street.
Cornerstone Bar & Food
Cornerstone Bar & Food at Carriageworks offers Sydneysiders an edgy new destination to gather with friends for casual drinks and dining. Open 7 days for lunch and late night Thursday to Saturday.
Carriageworks has wheelchair ramp and level access at all entrances. There is level access and disabled seating available in all venues. Toilets are fully accessible.