drum building lit up

Participate

Our Beat 

Our Beat is a monthly open-stage event for all artforms and people. Artists across music, dance, film, spoken word and more can perform or just see who is doing what. It is a great way to be part of the creative community and find future collaborators.

Our Beat will return to the Drum in 2022 from 6.30pm-10pm on the following upcoming dates:

  • Thursday 24 February
  • Thursday 24 March
  • Thursday 21 April
  • Thursday 26 May
  • Thursday 16 June

Price: Free

If you would like to get involved in one of the events please complete the Expression of Interest form below.
For more information email drumtheatre@cgd.vic.gov.au or call us on 8571 1666.

Expression of Interest Form

Local artists

The Drum is a home for local artists and supports them to create new work and networks and to realise their aspirations.

Initiatives like Our Beat, Home Delivery and My-Vid are platforms for local writers, musicians, dancers, actors, film makers and myriad other creatives to create, experiment and collaborate.

For more information contact Billy Kelleher, Theatre and Public Programs Officer by email billy.kelleher@cgd.vic.gov.au or telephone 8571 1630.

Schools

COVID-19 Recovery package – fees and charges

In September 2020 Council approved reduced fees and charges for schools and community groups. This reduces the overall costs by packaging all costs to include the basic staffing levels so you can be confident of the cost of your event.

Recovery Pricing 2021-2022 Community (including schools and volunteer-run groups) - 804KB

School subsidy

As part of the COVID-19 recovery package, Primary and Secondary Schools in the City of Greater Dandenong will be eligible to receive a $500 subsidy towards hiring the Drum Theatre in 2021 in addition to the reduced costs of hiring the Drum. We look forward to having you in the theatre to run your seminars, presentations or school productions.

Community Groups

COVID-19 Recovery package – fees and charges

In September 2020 Council approved reduced fees and charges for schools and community groups. This reduces the overall costs by packaging all costs to include the basic staffing levels so you can be confident of the cost of your event.

Recovery Pricing 2021-2022 Community (including schools and volunteer-run groups) - 804KB

Recovery Pricing 2021-2022 Not for Profit and community agency (includes dance schools) - 810KB

Children and Families

Enjoy the free education packs here.

91-Storey Treehouse

Magic Beach

On
Drum Theatre’s building illuminations are used to commemorate special events or causes.
Experience our digital content, connect with new artists, and explore our projects.
Our Beat is a monthly open-stage event for all artforms and people.
Drum Theatre are teaming up with experimental theatre company, Pony Cam to transform an urban car park for a performance like no