AMPA - Academy of Music and Performing Arts - AMPA CAMPUS



136 Chalmers Street, Surry Hills 

Situated in convenient and vibrant Surry Hills, the AMPA campus is just 150m from Central Station, and directly opposite Prince Alfred Park on Chalmers Street. 

A key feature of the new campus is the Tom Mann Theatre. With a sizeable stage and excellent acoustics, AMPA has turned the Tom Mann Theatre into a highly impressive and adaptable venue suitable for a wide variety of performance applications including live music, theatre, musicals, dance, drama and spoke word. Accommodating close to 160 patrons, the theatre houses state of the art technical facilities, raked seating, fly lines, loading dock and numerous rehearsal and dressing rooms. The AMPA Surry Hills campus is the ideal home in which to nurture and cultivate the professional performance skills of our student community.


Getting to AMPA

3-minute walk from Central Station (exit via Chalmers St).

AMPA students also benefit from access to the following performing arts facilities:

AMPA Performing Arts Centre

4/85 O'Riordan St, Alexandria


255 Broadway, Glebe


For a guided tour of our campus and facilities, please contact our Admissions team on 02 9310 3111 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to arrange a booking.

For information on venue hire please go to the Venue Hire page.