Theatre, Music & Concert Venues

Theatre under the Stars
Professional standard open-air summer musicals which provide a training ground for amateur performers and technicians of all ages. Volunteers are welcome. Performed in the Malkin Bowl, Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC.
Orpheum
Concert hall and designated National Heritage Site, home to the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Vancouver Bach Choir, Vancouver Chamber Choir and Vancouver Cantata Singers. Located at Smithe at Seymour Street, Vancouver, BC.
The Commodore Ballroom
Premier concert venue with a sprung dance floor and a seating capacity of almost 1,000, that stages performances by national and international pop and rock artists. 868 Granville St, Vancouver, BC, V6Z 1K3.
Vogue Theatre
Theatre, live music and cinema with state-of-the-art sound and projection, natural acoustics and a 1940’s art deco interior. The box office is open Monday to Saturday 10:00-18:00 and Sunday 12:00-16:00. 918 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC, V6Z 1L.
Queen Elizabeth Theatre
A modern civic theatre which has played host to some of the biggest shows and stars in the entertainment industry. Vancouver Opera and Ballet British Columbia are its resident companies. Located at Hamilton at Dunsmuir, Vancouver, BC.
Biltmore Cabaret
Full schedule of live music, comedy or variety shows, rock and roll pizza parties, ice cream socials and New York-style Burlesque entertainment. Full bar. 2755 Prince Edward, Vancouver, BC, V5T 0A9.
Studio 58
The professional theatre training program at Langara College, which offers training for actors and production personnel and presents four full-length and two indie-style productions annually. 100 West 49th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5Y 2Z6.
Chan Centre for the Performing Arts
Year-round performances and events, from classical recitals and jazz concerts, avant-garde theatre and opera productions, to folk and world music. University of British Columbia, 6265 Crescent Road, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z1.
Rogers Arena
Home to the Vancouver Canucks of the NHL, and with a seating capacity of 14,000, it attracts some of the largest touring acts in the world. 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver, BC, V6B 6G1.
Bard on the Beach
One of Canadas largest professional Shakespeare festivals, performing Shakespeare plays, related dramas and special events in two performance tents from June to September, at 1695 Whyte Avenue, Vanier Park, Vancouver, BC.
Granville Island Stage
450 seat theatre which stages five productions a year performed by the Arts Club Theatre Company. The box office is open Monday to Saturday 12:00-18:00 and Sunday 12:00-17:00 at 1585 Johnston Street, Vancouver, BC, V6H 3R9.
Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage
Historic 650 seat theatre which stages six productions a year performed by the Arts Club Theatre Company. The box office is closed Mondays and on days when no performances are scheduled. 2750 Granville Street (@ 12th Avenue), Vancouver, BC, V6H 3J3.
Vancouver Playhouse Theatre Company
Vancouver’s original regional theatre company, performing a wide range of contemporary and classic plays. The box office is open Monday to Friday 09:30-17:00 at 127 East 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5T 1B4.
Scotiabank Dance Centre
Dance performances, classes, workshops and special events. Dance studios are available for rent throughout the year. 677 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 2G6.
Vancouver Playhouse
Live theatre, recitals, chamber music and contemporary dance. Home to the Playhouse Theatre Company, Vancouver Recital Society, Friends of Chamber Music and DanceHouse. Part of the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Complex.
Opera Di Concertisti e Meraviglie
Opera company serving the Lower Mainland specializing in opera concert, recitals, for emerging artists, and equity in the arts.
Pacific Theatre
A mainstage and a second stage hosting a varied schedule of contemporary and classic plays and concerts. 1440 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V6H 1M8.
Vancouver TheatreSports League
Improvised comedy theatre group, with a regular programme of performances held at The Improv Centre. They also offer comedy improv events, workshops for novices, and corporate training. 104-1177 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC, V6H 1G3.
Gateway Theatre
540 seat MainStage showing four annual productions, mainly by Canadian playwrights, and the 100 seat Studio B, which hosts two annual productions, mostly by emerging Canadian writers. 6500 Gilbert Road, Richmond, Vancouver, BC, V7C 3V4.
Opera Di Concertisti e Meraviglie
A fair trade opera company, committed to up and coming singers and instrumentalists!
Arts Club Theatre Company
Professional live theatre, ranging from musicals and contemporary comedies to new works and classics, performed at three venues: the Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage at Granville and W. 12th, the Granville Island Stage and the Revue Stage.
Sounds & Furies Productions
Concerts and special events in the LGBTQ community. Includes concerts with known and upcoming lesbian singer/songwriters and comedians, annual BOLDFest, Womens Winter Faire, Same-Sex Dance Club and retreats.
Firehall Arts Centre
A diverse programme of productions and exhibitions, with comedy shows, art and photography, musicals, improvisation and contemporary dance. The box office is open Monday to Friday 09:30-17:00. 280 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC, V6A 1L3.
The Cultch
A former church which now stages programming in contemporary theatre, dance and music by local, national and international artists. Tickets are available on line or at the theatre box office. 1895 Venables Street, Vancouver, BC, V5L 2H6.
Metro Theatre
Theatre group which nurtures new talent and which stages a diverse range of plays, including comedies, thrillers, musicals and traditional Christmas pantomimes. 1370 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver, BC, V6P 5Z9.
New Revue Stage
198 seat theatre which stages three annual productions performed by the Arts Club Theatre Company. The box office is located at Granville Island Stage. 1601 Johnston Street, Vancouver, BC, V6H 3R7.
Theatre at UBC
One of Canadas foremost academic theatre programs, whose students are encouraged to practice in the staging of new works, national premieres and classics from the world stage. University of British Columbia, 6254 Crescent Road, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z1.
BC Place
Home of the BC Lions CFL football team and Canada’s first domed arena; with a seating capacity of 59,000, it plays host to major international acts. 777 Pacific Blvd., Vancouver, BC, V6B 4Y8.

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