The Parachute Ground at Lilyfield provides affordable office and rehearsal space for creative organisations and practitioners.
Arts NSW vision for Lilyfield site is as an ‘engine room’ for the small to medium sector that supports creative development and incubation of ideas. The site complement complements presentation facilities at Carriageworks and the Walsh Bay Arts Precinct and leverage existing creative activity in the surrounding area.
The site has 5 buildings, including the Art Gallery of NSW’s major storage facility, the physical theatre rehearsal facility “Red Box” and the parachute regiment building. The site supports 11 arts organisations and major cultural institutions.
The Red Box is used by resident companies and others for rehearsal and training and is hired for corporate events. It is a popular venue with arts organisations, with the facility being hired more than 80% of the year. A portion of the upper floor of the main building (the parachute regiment building) is also available as rehearsal space for other arts organisations. These spaces are managed by Legs on the Wall on behalf of Arts NSW.
Contact Legs on the Wall for further information regarding the hire of these facilities.