Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

Knighton Road, University of Waikato | Hamilton | WAIKATO

Venue Features

Size: 300 guests banquet style in the playhouse + larger group options available.

Facilities: Theatre, catering, licensed bar, non-alcohol events, conference equipment.

Venue Details:

Functions at Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

University of Waikato and the Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts provide a selection of function spaces for corporate events, school balls and weddings. All food and beverages are exclusively supplied in the Academy should be arranged through Kahurangi. The academy is located at University of Waikato gate off Knighton road.

DJ Sound Equipment setup

Our state of the art DJ setup is compact and takes up very little space leaving plenty of room for you and your guests to dance. We use reliable brands such as Sennheiser™, Pioneer™ and Bose™ so you can be assured of the best sound experience and we guarantee you and your guests will still enjoy conversation anywhere in the venue.


Your guests will love using the open air photo booths. You and your guests will have fun and laughter with the many props provided. 

Indoor Fireworks

Making a grand entrance? Indoor fireworks will wow your guests. Completely safe and cold to the touch, they look amazing at any occasion.

Lighting and special effects

Fancy a colour change? How about dancing on a cloud? We have an extensive range of special effects to take your event to the next level. 

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