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 who have chosen Melbourne for their premiere.
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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-profi 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-frie Read more..
View Profile | South Yarra 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 f Read more..
View Profile | Clayton Altona City Theatre
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 children's Panto to coincide with Hob 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:
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 i 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 Read more..
View Profile | North Melbourne Arts House | North Melbourne Town Hall
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-di 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 found Read more..
View Profile | Aspendale Athenaeum Theatre
Located in the centre of the city next to the Melbourne Town Hall, the Athenaeum is one of Melbourne's oldest theatres.
Today the Athenaeum houses the the Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne Athenaeum Library, Bistrot d'Orsay and a retail outlet.
T Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne 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 highes 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 lon 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 mat Read more..
View Profile | North 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.
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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
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 s 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 Read more..
View Profile | Burwood Bohemia Cabaret Club
Freedom. Beauty. Dreams.
We offer these and much more to the world weary, the cynical, the culturally bereft
Bohemia is a world. A sanctuary of taste, desire, live entertainment and good times in this hardest of times. A world where you can sh Read more..
View Profile | South Melbourne 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 changi 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 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 relati Read more..
View Profile | Brunswick 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 tech Read more..
View Profile | Balwyn North Capitol Theatre
The Capitol Theatre 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 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 p Read more..
View Profile | Prahran Chekhov Drama Studio
View Profile | St Kilda 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 Mo 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 project Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne Clayton Theatrette
At $24.2 million, the Clayton Community Centre is Monash Council's biggest ever capital project and Victoria's largest community facility. It opened to the public on 7 April 2008.
The Clayton Community Centre houses the Clayton Public Library, Cla Read more..
View Profile | Clayton 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 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 th 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 Read more..
View Profile | Collingwood Comedy Theatre
Home of Melbourne comedy, the Comedy Theatre is built on an historic site for theatregoers - the former Hippodrome, home of circus performances and melodramas.
Melbournes Comedy Theatre retains a vital place in the citys vibrant live entertainm Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne 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 se 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 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 y 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 Read more..
View Profile | Dandenong 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 Read more..
View Profile | Preston 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 perf Read more..
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 on Read more..
View Profile | Doncaster 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 PU 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 Spa 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 f Read more..
View Profile | Dandenong Entertainers | Entertainment Services
This topic covers Melbourne based entertainers and entertainment from musicians to entertainers, bands, choirs, groups and singers available for hire.
Visit Events, Party & Wedding - Entertainers and Entertainment.. Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne 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 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 annua Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne 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 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 Au 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 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 medi Read more..
View Profile | Frankston Geelong Performing Arts Centre
Geelong Performing Arts Centre (GPAC) was built on the enthusiasm and commitment of the Greater Geelong Community with a need for a high quality facility for the benefit of our artists and audiences.
GPAC opened in 1981 with performing arts, fun Read more..
View Profile | Geelong 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. It is an independent boys school 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 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 promot 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 lead 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 Read more..
View Profile | Parkville Hamer Hall
Hamer Hall is the premier entertainment space located at the Yarra end of The Arts Centre.
Arts Centre Melbourne is a couple of minutes walk from Flinders Street Station or take any tram (except tram no.1) along St Kilda Road and disembark at Arts Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne Heidelberg Theatre
Heidelberg Theatre has a seating capacity of 120 and located in Rosanna.
Heidelberg Theatre Company has a state-of-the-art theatre with air conditioning, roof soundproofing and insulation, and a sound loop for the hearing impaired.
To enhance Read more..
View Profile | Rosanna