The Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) is a place where audiences and artists come together to connect, learn, share stories and celebrate.
The proud home of live performance in Queensland for more than 35 years, QPAC welcomes more than 1.5 million visitors to over 1,200 performances each year. To these many visitors, QPAC delivers performance that they can feel and share and that can take them to a place of pure joy. These shared experiences help us to better understand the world around us and contribute to building a more resilient and inclusive community.
Located in the Cultural Precinct, Cnr Grey and Melbourne Street, South Brisbane QLD, 4101.
Queensland Ballet The Nutcracker 2023
Celebrate the most magical and popular of holiday traditions as Queensland Ballet presents The Nutcracker.
Opera Australia Ring Cycle
Opera Australia brings a new production of Wagner's Ring Cycle, performed over four epic nights, to QPAC.
Kate Ceberano – My Life Is A Symphony
A breathtaking celebration of Kate’s four-decade career at QPAC's Concert Hall.
Is That You, Ruthie?
A raw and heartfelt portrayal of two souls navigating the depths of their shared history, adapted for stage by Leah Purcell.
A story of a love so strong it defies enemy lines. This is a story of a kingdom in triumph and a nation in chains. This is a story of betrayal.
A Christmas Carol
This December, the award-winning stage spectacle – Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol – is returning to QPAC!
Queensland Ballet Love & Legacy, Celebrating Li Cunxin AO
From classical masterpieces to dynamic contemporary favourites, this season of signature pieces reflects Li’s creativity at the helm of Queensland Ballet.
A Cracker Kransky Christmas
The Kransky Sisters are bringing the party back to QPAC with Christmas carols like you’ve never heard them before.
Spirit of Christmas
QPAC’s longest running event Spirit of Christmas returns this December.
Bluey’s Big Play – The Stage Show
For real life! Join Bluey and Bingo as they return to QPAC in Bluey’s Big Play – The Stage Show!
Broadway's longest-running musical, CHICAGO, arrives at QPAC's Lyric Theatre this January!
Metaverse of Magic
Experience the world’s first interactive magic spectacular with breathtaking illusions and cutting‑edge technology!
Smoke-o’s over! A sweat-drenched cabaret of provocative performances, jaw-dropping physical feats, and powerful acts of rebellion.
Ballet Theatre Queensland The Sleeping Beauty
A fairy tale about the triumph of good over evil and the power of love at QPAC's Concert Hall.
An Unfunny Evening with Tim Minchin and his Piano Tour
Tim Minchin performs songs from his musicals and studio album.
RENT: The Musical
Experience the soul‑stirring power of Jonathan Larson's iconic songs when RENT hits QPAC in 2024!
Don’t miss this beautifully reimagined, semi-staged concert production of the Jersey Boys this February.
Australian Chamber Orchestra River
A cinematic odyssey exploring the waterways that have shaped our world, in all their majesty and fragility.
Kevin McCloud’s Home Truths
A rollercoaster ride of design and storytelling with the one-and-only Kevin McCloud.
An Evening with Fran Lebowitz
Cultural satirist and author Fran Lebowitz takes to the stage at QPAC this February, unleashing her razor wit in a 60-minute Q&A.
Beauty and the Beast the Musical
We proudly invite you to 'Be Our Guest’ at Disney's brand-new production of Beauty and the Beast!
Camerata Camerata & Alex Raineri: Beethoven
A stunning concert full of beauty and virtuosity, brought to life by Camerata and acclaimed pianist, Alex Raineri.
Queensland Symphony Orchestra Worlds Collide
From melodies as old as time, to more contemporary masterworks: distant worlds collide.
Henry Winkler – The Fonz and Beyond
Join The Fonz as he shares his life and times with tales from his 50 years of success in Hollywood.