The Footbridge Theatre is located along Parramatta Road and part of the University of Sydney campus, in the inner city suburb of Camperdown. It was designed by John Roberts and built in 1961 in the International Modern architectural style. It was built for the Sydney University Union and was originally known as the Union Theatre. The sculpture panel was created by Lyndon Dadswell and added in 1962, titled 'University Life'. The theatre was renamed the Footbridge Theatre in 1981.