Melbourne boasts some wonderful old theatres, rich in history, fame and infamy. There is always something on, proven in more recent times by the number of productions choosing Melbourne for their premiere.
CENTRAL MELBOURNE | CBD & SOUTHBANK
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View Profile | Melbourne Theatre News & Reviews A is for Atlas
A is for Atlas exists to create extraordinary live arts experiences: extraordinary for the artists who participate in making them, extraordinary for the audiences who participate in their having been made.
A is for Atlas is a diverse not-for-profit company dedicated to inter-a Read more..
View Profile | North Melbourne Act-O-Matic 3000
This Green Room Award winning theatre company located in Melbourne, was founded by a small group of passionate theatre artists.
The Act-O-Matic 3000 strives to present plays that are engaging, accessible, fresh and most importantly, audience-friendly!
Since it's inception, Read more..
View Profile | South Yarra Alex Theatre St Kilda
Situated on the site of the former George Cinemas, Alex Theatre St Kilda is one of Melbournes newest performance venues.
Boasting three spaces and foyer all under one roof, Alex Theatre St Kilda is the perfect versatile venue for presenting work at an affordable price.
L Read more..
Online | View Profile | St Kilda Alexander Theatre
The 508 seat Alexander Theatre is a remarkably flexible venue which makes it ideal for virtually any form of live performance.
It is a beautifully intimate Proscenium Arch theatre while remaining large enough to be commercially viable. The stage features a full fly tower, a fo Read more..
View Profile | Clayton Altona City Theatre
Providing musical theatre to Melbourne's west since 1972
Altona City Theatre is an amateur theatre group which presents three productions a year in the western suburbs of Melbourne, Australia.
They produce two large scale musicals a year (in July and October)
and a childre Read more..
View Profile | Altona Altona Theatre
Altona Theatre offers a 244 seat raked seating auditorium, a large green room, two dressing rooms and ample backstage parking.
The theatre also provides free off street parking for guests, and a kiosk to purchase refreshments.
Altona Theatre is available for plays, musical Read more..
View Profile | Altona APO Arts Academy
The APO Arts Academy, a performing arts institution provides industry-focused training & vocational courses in the areas of Musical Theatre, Acting and Dance, including Classical Ballet.
APO ARTS ACADEMY has training facilities that include:
7 fully equipped dance studi Read more..
View Profile | South Melbourne Arena Theatre Company
Established in Melbourne in 1966, Arena Theatre Company continues to create inspiring live performances that have a genuine engagement with young audiences aged 5 to 25 years. Arena productions are an investigation and celebration of the reality of its young audiences: diverse, c Read more..
View Profile | North Melbourne Arts House
Arts House is run across 3 venues North Melbourne Town Hall Meat Market and The Warehouse.
Venues have a range of rooms for hire for artistic commercial and community use.
Not-for-profit organisations are eligible to apply for subsidised use of the venues.
For more inf Read more..
View Profile | North Melbourne Arts House | North Melbourne
Arts House is a City of Melbourne contemporary arts initiative. Each year Arts House presents a curated program of contemporary art featuring performances, exhibitions, live art, installations and cultural events.
Arts House operates as a multi-dimensional resource hub for art Read more..
View Profile | North Melbourne | North Melbourne Town Hall Aspect Theatre Company
Aspect theatre company is a community theatre company with its base in Aspendale Melbourne.
We perform musical theatre and stage our productions at the Shirley Burke Theatre in Parkdale in July / August each year.
The theatre company was founded in 1998 and is a non profit Read more..
View Profile | Aspendale AtticErratic
AtticErratic is a vibrant, not-for-profit theatre company whose mission is to return to the traditional model of a troupe-based company focused on intensive training and ensemble work, in order to ensure that the program they present is of the highest standard.
Artistic Direct Read more..
View Profile | Brunswick Auspicious Arts Incubator
Building sustainable arts organisations
Helping independent artists and independent arts organisations
Arts Incubators equip cultural groups and arts entrepreneurs with the skills, tools, and business environment necessary to meet short and long range objectives.
Integ Read more..
View Profile | South Melbourne Australian Centre of Performing Arts
The Australian Centre Of Performing Arts (ACOPA) situated in heart of North Melbourne is dedicated to the promotion, support and growth of performing arts and artists.
At ACOPA we pride ourselves on the high quality and integrity of our course material and teaching staff. It i Read more..
View Profile | North Melbourne Australian Shakespeare Company
The Australian Shakespeare Company presents exciting, accessible and contemporary productions of Shakespeare and other dramatised classics in innovative and unique theatre performances
The company in its current form began life as Shakespeare Under The Stars in 1987 under the Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne Australian Stage Online
A great website for finding out about the latest theatre productions, musicals, opera, comedy, cabarets and childrens shows. Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne Back to Back Theatre
Back to Back makes locally devised, globally relevant and significant theatre.
Based in Geelong, Back to Back is Australias only theatre company with a full-time ensemble of actors considered to have an intellectual disability.
Back to Backs philosophy and process plac Read more..
View Profile | Geelong Banyule Theatre
Banyule Theatre is a 250 seat theatre with stage, piano, audio equipment, kitchen facilities, heating, lighting truss/grid, storage facilities, change room facilities and tables and chairs.
Car parking nearby
Access for people with a disability
Available for community events Read more..
View Profile | Heidelberg Beaumaris Theatre
Beaumaris Theatre Inc is a not for profit Community Theatre situated in the Bayside area of Melbourne. It was established in 1953 and has been located in its current premises since 1958.
Beaumaris Theatre aims to produce quality, innovative and sustainable live theatre for bo Read more..
View Profile | Beaumaris Besen Centre
Besen Centre seats up to 999 in traditional fixed theatre seating across two levels. The stage utilises a full fly tower and orchestra pit with generous wing space and loading dock facilities.
87-89 Station St, Burwood (on campus of Mount Scopus College).
Melwa Read more..
View Profile | Burwood Black Water Theatre Productions
About Black Water Theatre Productions
Black Water is a company birthed out of a passion for the work and was conceptualised by co-founders Michael Argus and Brooke Aust in 2012 as a vessel for creating art that inspires both performer and viewer.
Our Nam Read more..
View Profile | Windsor Blackbox Theatre
Blackbox Theatre, Blackhall/Kalimna Campus, Preshil, Kew
26 Sackville Street
on the corner of Daniell place
KEW Melbourne , Victoria 3130
There are two Victorian mansions that take up 26 Sackville Street Kew.
Go to the top of the driveway of the lef Read more..
View Profile | Kew Brighton Theatre Company
Brighton Theatre Company began its days as The St Andrews Players performing at St. Andrews Church Hall in Brighton.
The company then moved on to St Peters Parish Hall, Were Street and were known as Brighton Repertory Company, later changing their name to Brighton The Read more..
View Profile | Brighton Broken Mirror Studios
Broken Mirror Productions is a multi-faceted company which provides services to the industry in the form of serviced studio space for hire, artist support and networking, production support including graphic design, Production management and tech and sound design.
With indus Read more..
View Profile | Brunswick Brunswick Arts Space
Brunswick Arts Space is an artist-run initiative, set up and run by a group of six emerging artists.
Our aim is to provide an affordable and appropriate location and creative community for artists to develop projects, exhibit work and build relationships with peers and the wid Read more..
View Profile | Brunswick Burrinja Cultural Centre
Burrinja ~ Building Community Through Arts
At Burrinja, our mission is to foster the Arts in its many forms through our multi-element vision:
Arts, Performance, Education & Community.
Burrinja is a vibrant community cultural centre that encompasses arts activities and ev Read more..
View Profile | Upwey Candlelight Productions
Candlelight Productions is an:
arts & entertainment,
Candlelight Productions seeks to lead the arts community in social and environmental responsibility. We use recycled paper and green printing technology, sweatshop-free clothin Read more..
View Profile | Balwyn North Capitol Theatre RMIT
The Capitol Theatre RMIT in Melbourne delivers old world charm to film festivals and special events.
The Capitol Theatre in Melbourne is a classic Art Deco theatre and the first picture palace (theatre) to be built in Australia. With ceilings lit in 4 colours, it was designe Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne Chapel Off Chapel
Chapel Off Chapel is the City of Stonningtons premier Arts Venue and plays host to hundreds of shows and events yearly.
Local, national and international artists frequent Chapel Off Chapel and it is widely known for the variety and quality of productions consistently on off Read more..
View Profile | Prahran Chekhov Drama Studio
View Profile | St Kilda Christin Strachan Theatre
Christin Strachan Theatre,
South Oakleigh Secondary College,
For hire of our theatre please contact our Theatre Manager Simon Horsburgh.
Please call on 9579 2322 Read more..
View Profile | Oakleigh South Chunky Move Studios
The Chunky Move Studios are Melbournes premiere, purpose built dance studios.
They feature large, usable spaces, sprung floors, high bay lighting, daylight from skylights, versatile power facilities, building amenities and security.
Chunky Move holds rehearsals, dance cla Read more..
View Profile | Southbank Cinema And Theatre Historical Society Inc
CATHS is interested in all aspects of cinema and theatre - past, present and future - from vaudeville to picture palaces and megaplexes!
CATHS meetings are always fun and lively with interesting theatre news, activity reports and personal projects. A movie serial is also scre Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne CLOC Musical Theatre
CLOC Musical Theatre is one of Victoria's largest and most successful non-professional music theatre companies.
Established in 1964, CLOC commenced performing in church halls and on school stages prior to moving to the Alexander Theatre at Monash University with its 500 seat Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne Club Voltaire
Club Voltaire is the number one venue for emerging performing arts practitioners, in Melbourne.
Club Voltaire is proud to announce that the performance space is now available to hire for extended seasons.
We are currently seeking acts in the areas of Performance Art, Avant- Read more..
View Profile | North Melbourne Collingwood Underground Theatre
Collingwood Underground Theatre was a large, abandoned underground carpark, before being transformed into a contempory art gallery, theatre, music venue and meeting space.
In 2001, CHEAC (the Collingwood Housing Estate Action Committee) was formed. It included estate and priva Read more..
View Profile | Collingwood Comedy Theatre
The Comedy Theatre is built on an historic site for theatregoers - the former Hippodrome, home of circus performances and melodramas.
Built in 1928, the theatre is a blend of European flavours. The exterior is a replica of a Florentine palace and the interior shows a strong S Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne Courthouse Youth Arts Centre
Our building is a happy traffic of people and ideas.
Located just two blocks from the Geelong City Centre, COURTHOUSE YOUTH ARTS has a wide range of rooms to enable you to PRACTICE, PERFORM, PLAN or PLAY.
Geelong possesses exciting emerging film makers, visual artists and p Read more..
View Profile | Geelong Cranbourne Community Theatre
Cranbourne Community Theatre is a joint use facility for the community, offered by the City of Casey. Located on Brunt Street in Cranbourne, the venue is ideally situated to service the southeastern suburbs.
Opened in September 2002, the venue seats up to 260 people in tradit Read more..
View Profile | Cranbourne Crimson Goat Cabaret Club
Shows are at the elegant and beautifully restored art deco venue Ormond Hall at 557 St Kilda Rd (enter via Moubray St) Melbourne Vic 3004.
The Crimson Goat Cabaret Club started humbly in mid 2009 and it is attracting huge audiences mainly through word of mouth.
It aims to g Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne Croydon Parish Players
Croydon Parish Players (CPP) is an amateur theatre company located in Croydon in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne.
CPP is a not-for-profit theatre group, encouraging an appreciation and understanding of dramatic art.
Presenting 2 shows every year including a play performed Read more..
View Profile | Croydon Dandenong Theatre Company
Dandenong Theatre Company Inc was formed in 1973
¡ to promote and foster theatrical arts, especially within Dandenong and the surrounding district;
¡ to promote and foster fellowship between people interested in the theatrical arts; and
¡ to maintain a high standard of th Read more..
View Profile | Dandenong Dane Certificates Magic Theatre
Dane Certificate's Magic Tricks, Gags & Theatre
859a Sydney Rd
Brunswick 3056 VIC Read more..
View Profile | Brunswick Darebin Arts & Entertainment Centre
Darebin Arts & Entertainment Centre is the North's premier theatre and function centre.
Watch a performance or hold a conference/meeting/celebration in comfort and style.
Darebin Arts & Entertainment Centre is a $10,250,000 modern multipurpose performing arts centre compri Read more..
View Profile | Preston David Williamson Theatre
David Williamson Theatre at Melbourne Polytechnic
The David Williamson Theatre is conveniently located within the Melbourne Polytechnic campus on High St Prahran. The venue is a superior choice for events in the Stonnington Community and any group looking to hold a professiona Read more..
View Profile | Prahran Deakin Edge Theatre
Deakin Edge is a stunning glass theatre offering views across the Yarra River to the Arts Centre Spire, the MCG and Alexandra Gardens.
With flexible staging configurations, Deakin Edge is ideal for small to medium-sized musical and theatrical performances, seminars, public for Read more..
Online | View Profile | Melbourne Doncaster Playhouse
Doncaster Playhouse is a welcoming, comfortable and relaxed small studio theatre.
The Playhouse is a great venue to experience one of the many concerts or theatre shows presented by Council for the community.
You can also enjoy a show with one of several local theatre com Read more..
View Profile | Doncaster Dr Sugar
Dr Sugar is a boutique performance venue, in the Chapel St precinct of Prahran.
Who is dr. sugar?
Elusive. Powerful. Rich. Indulgent. Suave. Cool. Edgy.
No - not a new after shave or sports car.
A man... A legend... An enigma... And your host.
Dr Sugar is truly int Read more..
View Profile | Prahran DREAM PUPPETS
DREAM PUPPETS is a Melbourne based puppet theatre company which has been performing its brilliantly visual and unique style of productions to audiences of all ages in Australia and around the world for the past seven years.
The purpose of DREAM PUPPETS is to celebrate and stim Read more..
View Profile | Carlton Drill Hall
Drill Hall is a large, warehouse-like hall. The Women's Circus shares this space with the Snuff Puppets, a giant puppet company.
The hall is next to a lovely Council park and close to West Footscray train station.
Flexible Space, Rehearsal Space, Dance Studio, Community Ha Read more..
View Profile | Footscray Drum Theatre
Drum Theatre at Dandenong Town Hall is managed by City of Greater Dandenong.
This beautiful building combines the elegance of the 1890 Dandenong Town Hall facade with striking, contemporary architecture. The entire 530 seat auditorium, stage and fly tower are encompassed in a Read more..
View Profile | Dandenong Eagle's Nest Theatre
In 2006, Eagles Nest Theatre was founded by one of Melbournes most prolific theatre-makers, James Adler.
The company currently produces 8-12 shows each year, ranging from innovative interpretations of classics to original Australian scripts.
We are dedicated to:
* Pro Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne Elisabeth Murdoch Theatre
Elisabeth Murdoch Theatre
Elisabeth Murdoch Building
University of Melbourne
Elisabeth Murdoch-Theatre A (G06)
Parkville, VIC 3052
View Profile | Parkville Encore Theatre Company Inc
Encore Theatre Company shows are staged in the Clayton Community Centre.
Proudly sponsored by the City of Monash and The Pinewood Community Branch of the Bendigo Bank.
In 1997 CORC Theatre Company and Elwood Theatre company merged to become Encore Theatre Company Inc. The n Read more..
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View Profile | Melbourne Essendon Theatre Company
The Essendon Theatre Company (ETC) is a local community-based theatre company located in inner-city Melbourne.
Essendon Theatre Company has a long and proud history of producing quality community theatre in Essendon.
It produces four production per year including dramas, Read more..
View Profile | Essendon West Fab Nobs Theatre
Fab Nobs Theatre Inc presents three productions each year in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne.
Incorporated in 2002, Fab Nobs Theatre has now established a well regarded name in the non professional theatre world, having received several Guild and Lyrebird nominations and awar Read more..
View Profile | Bayswater Fairfax Studio
An intimate 376-seat drama space the Fairfax Studio features the work of the Melbourne Theatre Company.
It is also home to a variety of smaller contemporary productions that showcase the work of Victoria's artists and companies, including an annual season of experimental short Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne Feat Theatre
Feat Theatre is a privately run theatre, situated in Oakover Rd, Preston.
Feat Theatre is easily accessible, with ample parking and the 112 Tram stopping nearby.
We provide an affordable black box theatre for rehearsal and performance hire.
Feat Theatre has been used f Read more..
View Profile | Preston Federation Hall
Federation Hall is a 221 seat cinema and recital hall located at Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) on Grant Street near the corner of St Kilda Road.
The space provides excellent projection and multimedia facilities, and the acoustic environment can be set for either cinema o Read more..
View Profile | Southbank Fly-On-The-Wall Theatre
Fly-On-The-Wall Theatre is one of Melbournes most distinctive, popular and well-known community theatre companies. From the beginning the company created theatre like frustrated filmmakers. No other community theatre company in Melbourne, perhaps Australia lavishes such attentio Read more..
View Profile | Elwood Forum Theatre
Situated in the heart of Melbourne's CBD on Flinders Street, the Forum Theatre with its unique Gothic-Romanesque architecture, is the place-to-be for live performances of various artists, both local and international.
The Forum Theatre's exterior has an exotic design that con Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne Frankston Arts Centre
The Frankston Arts Centre is a unique premier arts and performance venue, providing the ultimate cultural experience for visitors wishing to enjoy memorable theatre performances, live music, engaging community programs, exhibitions, creative new media experiences and much more.
View Profile | Frankston Geoffery McComas Theatre
The Geoffrey McComas Theatre is located within the James Forbes Academy for the Performing Arts at Scotch College, Melbourne.
Scotch College was founded in 1851 and is one of Australia's oldest continuing schools. The Drama Department of Scvotch College is housed in the James Read more..
View Profile | Hawthorn George Jenkins Theatre
The George Jenkins Theatre
"An Atmospheric Playhouse"
The George Jenkins Theatre is one of three dedicated performance facilities at Monash University's Victorian campuses.
Located in the southern suburbs it is suitable for a wide variety of performance styles.
Box Read more..
View Profile | Frankston Goodtime Studios
Goodtime Studios is a multi-disciplinary events and studio space in Carlton.
The Goodtime Studios event space is a multi-purpose platform for a variety of creative practices and industries. The underground venue is a conceptual space, which promotes and supports a dynamic rang Read more..
View Profile | Carlton Grant Street Theatre
Victorian College of the Arts - Grant Street Theatre
Located in the heart of Melbournes cultural precinct, the School of Performing Arts has strong links with the local and national performance community, giving you career-defining access to leaders in all fields.
Grant St Read more..
View Profile | Southbank Guild Theatre
The Guild Theatre is a black-box studio style theatre seating up to 100 people.
The venues flat floor stage (not raised) allows for flexible seating and staging configurations. Well equipped in the areas of lighting and sound, the Guild Theatre is suitable for performance prod Read more..
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