Mossop Construction + Interiors

Trinity College (SA) Marnkutyi Parirna Theatre


Client: Trinity College (SA)
Duration: 14 Months
Delivery: Design & Construct Contractor - GMP
Value: $25M

The Marnkutyi Parirna Theatre at Trinity College offers an incredible platform for students to explore and showcase their artistic talents. It is a space that supports the development of creative skills, artistic appreciation, and self-expression - all of which play a crucial role in personal growth at Trinity College.
The design of the theatre has been carefully considered to be dynamic and versatile, making it suitable for various performances, exhibitions, and creative projects. The aesthetics and functionality of the facility are modern and valuable additions to the college's infrastructure.
With state-of-the-art facilities, the theatre is expected to attract a wide variety of performances and events, becoming a hub for the local performing arts scene. The auditorium, with its seating capacity of 520 people, is equipped with acoustically designed batten cladding and a multipurpose performance stage. The ranked seating ensures optimal viewing, and there is a retractable orchestra pit with an orchestra lift. The inclusion of a fly tower and high-level catwalks enables stage rigging, studio lighting and sound capabilities.
In addition to the auditorium, other spaces within the theatre complex include a multi-purpose foyer, front of house, gallery spaces, a recording studio, a green room, a control room, staff offices, multimedia sound production spaces, a sound recording room, and a rehearsal room. All of these areas have been designed to provide suitable acoustic conditions, ensuring the best possible experience for performers and audiences.
The new Marnkutyi Parirna Theatre marks the beginning of an incredible journey for the students, and staff of Trinity College as they explore and express themselves through the arts. We here at Mossop, are extremely proud to have been involved in the creation of this state-of-the-art theatre which is nothing short of spectacular.

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