Qtopia Sydney is home to Darlinghurst’s 3 newest live performance venues.

Our theatres will always prioritise the stories of those in the LGBTQIA+ family and amplify the works of our great local storytellers from the wider community.


The loading dock

The Loading Dock Theatre, housed within our main building at 301 Forbes Street, is our mainstage theatre and is home to our curated 2024 season, as well as exciting additional events!


Located in the heart of Taylor Square, The Substation is an exciting new intimate performance venue below ground!

Proudly supported by

American Express

Over in Green Park at 301 Victoria Street Darlinghurst, The Bandstand program continues after a wonderful 2023 season!

Current Opportunities


We are currently seeking shows looking to perform a 1-4 night season at The Loading Dock Theatre in June 2024 as part of Qtopia Sydney’s curated ‘Pride Fest.’ We are seeking cabarets, small plays, comedians, drag artists, and more!

Shows should have short bump in requirements and big energy!

Your Voice

The Substation and The Bandstand accept year round applications.

To apply contact:
with the following info:


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The Loading Dock Theatre accepts submissions once a year. Applications will open for the 2025 season in the second half of this year.

Details will be available here on our website and on instagram. Follow us at @qtopia_sydney to stay up to date.

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