The Victorian Association of Performing Arts Centres (VAPAC) is the peak body representing performing arts venues across Victoria & Tasmania, playing a key role in developing and maintaining a vibrant and sustainable performing arts sector.
VAPAC is a collaborative membership organisation representing performing arts venues and theatre professionals. With 80% of our member venues managed by local government and the remainder coming from the education and private sectors, VAPAC is an arts industry service organisation with a uniquely broad reach into the community.
We represent a diverse range of performing arts venues and theatre professionals engaged in activities including:
– the presentation of local and touring performing arts productions
– new work commissioning and co-producing
– community cultural development
– commercial venue hire
– festival delivery
– non-arts events and functions such as meetings and conferences
– theatre design
– arts consultancy
VAPAC is the lead presenting partner of Showcase Victoria, an annual multi-day event connecting performers with venues and audiences through a program of outstanding live performance.