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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update - Drum Theatre

The City of Greater Dandenong and the Drum Theatre team are committed to the safety of all audience members, performers, crew and theatre staff.

In line with the latest advice from the Victorian Government on the prevention of the spread of COVID-19, the Drum Theatre will be temporarily closed until further notice.

All rescheduled events are listed in our ‘What’s On’ section and we will continue to sell ticketing in accordance with the current restriction capacity. During this time the situation will be continually reviewed, based on the latest government advice. 

In the meantime, please visit Drum Theatre Digital to discover local artists and online content.

Information for ticket holders

If you are a ticket holder, the box office staff will contact you with updates. If you have any questions, you are welcome to call Box Office on 8571 1666 from 10am to 4pm, Monday to Friday or email

Information for Members

All current memberships will be automatically extended during the period the Theatre is closed. Renewals and new memberships in 2021 can choose a COVID-19 recovery membership special of $5. Being a Drum member is an easy way to support the Drum and artists we present.

COVID-19 Safety guidelines and policies

The Drum will reopen when safe under the government and public health directions and using best practice protocols including:

  • Density quotients and patron caps
  • Physical distancing (density quotient as directed)
  • Hand sanitiser stations
  • Clear signage and messaging
  • Cashless transactions
  • Staff training and protocols as directed
  • Contact tracing data collected from every visitor
  • Refund policy: patrons feeling unwell can receive a full refund to encourage people to stay home if feeling potential symptoms.

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The situation will be continually reviewed, based on the latest government advice. We will keep you updated for changes. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Drum Theatre in the near future. If you would like to receive emails about further information and updates sign up for our enewsletter or follow us on Facebook.

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