Jillian Broadbent Building is now open
This facility provides complex and highly technical creative spaces to support innovative teaching and research practices and allow students to acquire cutting-edge professional-level skills and experience to work in the real world. The Jillian Broadbent building (Building 29) is located at the western end of the university, below Mt Keira.
Theatre spaces will comprise fully equipped professional performance and rehearsal spaces for acting, drama and technical production including, sound, lighting and backstage theatre skills.
Music spaces will include professional digital-recording studios, post-production editing suites, 3D audio room, rehearsal rooms as well as spaces for music teaching and performances.
Communications and media spaces will incorporate a professional video production space with director’s suite, multimedia digital studios, vocal booths, radio studios, edit suites and a screen media/newsroom.
Design studios and makerspaces will provide sophisticated areas for visual communication design (creative print and screen-based design), animation, interactive media, 3D printing and prototyping, creative production and enterprise development.
A Gallery/Multi Arts space will provide a professional facility for exhibitions of work by students and external artists (including Artists in Residence), as well as a venue for interdisciplinary and cross-art form collaboration and events. It will also accommodate seminars and informal flexible learning as appropriate.
Extensive informal learning spaces are also integral to the design of the building and will provide opportunities for engagement and collaboration between staff, students and the broader community. These spaces will be designed to provide safe, beautiful, light-filled areas for students and staff both inside and outside in the natural environment.