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Arts and Cultural Building, The University of Melbourne

About the Venue

The University of Melbourne’s Arts and Cultural Building is a vibrant cultural hub on the northern edge of the CBD. Home to the iconic Union and Guild Theatres, it hosts inspiring arts experiences year-round, presented by University of Melbourne Arts and Culture (UMAC), UMSU’s George Paton Gallery and student theatre, Union House Theatre.

The Union Theatre is a state-of-the-art 398-seat proscenium arch theatre with an orchestra pit, counterweight flying system, winch-assisted lighting bars, industry-standard audio and lighting production capacity suitable for a wide range of professional theatre presentations, concerts and events.

The Guild Theatre is a 102-seat ‘black box’ theatre, offering a flexible performance space with retractable seating, industry standard audio and lighting systems suitable for a variety of theatre productions, workshops and events.

The Arts and Cultural Building also includes two fully equipped rehearsal spaces, a theatre workshop. In the precinct, events also take place in the newly restored Art Deco Building 189’s Market Hall and outdoor Amphitheatre.


The University of Melbourne
159 Monash Road, Parkville VIC, Australia

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