Arts Club Theatre Company

Arts Club Theatre Company

Event Types Welcomed

  • Adult Social Events
  • Corporate Social Events
  • Expo/Competitions
  • Family Reunions
  • Professional Meeting / Training / Conference / Retreats
  • Wedding Ceremonies
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Youth Parties
  • Youth Retreat/Camps


Alive On Three Stages
BMO Theatre Centre (Olympic Village) | Granville Island Stage (Granville Island) | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage (South Granville)

The Arts Club Theatre Company boasts three exciting venues across Vancouver.

Available for rental bookings are our main theatre auditoriums, studio space, boardroom, and much more. Whatever your vision, we would love to host your next event or function in one of our spaces!

The BMO Theatre Centre – The Art’s Club’s Newest Venue
162 W 1st Ave #203, Vancouver, BC V5Y 0H6

The Newmont Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre is an intimate 227-seat studio theatre that is an exciting addition to the Vancouver art scene. The theatre has a state-of-the-art sound and LED lighting system, and the added benefit of flexible seating arrangements. This space can be tailored to a thrust, proscenium, alley, and arena configuration, or be left open to suit your event. A full bar, reception area and box office service complement this venue. This space is wheelchair accessible. There is Braille signage on the main lobby bathrooms. These bathrooms are also gender neutral. The building is equipped with a visual alarm system for folks who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

iA Financial Group Atrium is our standout floor-to-ceiling windowed Atrium, which is the perfect setting for your function, gathering, party, dinner, interview setting or more! This space comes with the rental of the Newmont Stage, but the Atrium can also be rented out on its own. A fully serviced bar with designated staff paired with the phenomenal flavours from our exclusive caterer, The Lazy Gourmet, will make for a night to remember. Soak in the abundance of natural light in this beautifully modern setting. This space is wheelchair accessible and near gender-neutral and accessible bathrooms. There is a visual alarm system for folks who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

Hamilton Boardroom & Balcony is our beautifully open business and formal reception hub. With large windows facing North, East & West, and the balcony overlooking the Atrium, the room is flooded with natural light which produces an open and relaxed atmosphere. You can rent this space for your business meeting needs, a cocktail reception, for a VIP section before or after your event in The Newmont Stage, and much more. The Hamilton Boardroom is equipped with a large HD TV with HDMI input, foldable tables (which can be stored at the side of the room), and an abundance of chairs. This space is wheelchair accessible, and you can access it by both stairs and elevator. The gender-neutral bathrooms have accessible stalls and are located in the lobby area.

The Rezansoff-McGill Studio (Studio A) is our largest, purpose-built rehearsal space. The studio can host a max occupancy of 228 persons and has an approx. 2250sq.ft floorplan. There is a high contrast tactile strip in the hallway on the way to Studio A.

The Young Studio (Studio B) is our second rehearsal space. It can host a max occupancy of 60 persons and has an approx. 1150sq.ft floorplan. This studio has recently had a brand-new Sprung Floor installed for all your safe movement and dance needs. This paired with the mirrored wall makes this space perfect for all rehearsals.

Our studios are the perfect spaces to rent for your next audition, rehearsal, meeting, reception, or small performance. Studios rentals are set-up to be self-serve. Rental of this studio also comes with access to the Timmie Marr Lounge and kitchen area for your break-time needs. This studio space is wheelchair accessible and near individual/gender neutral accessible bathrooms. There is a visual alarm system for folk who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

The Granville Island Stage – Our Resident Waterfront Venue
1585 Johnston St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3R9

The Granville Island Stage is a 440-seat venue on the historic Granville Island. This space features a convenient loading bay, a full fly system, a box office, and full bar service in the recently renovated Upper Lobby. The rental of the stage comes with the Upper Lobby, which boasts views of False Creek making the ideal space for meetings, pre/post-show gatherings, and more. The Arts Club has occupied the Granville Island Stage since 1979, and in this time has won numerous awards for its shows and has spurred a dedicated patronage. Surrounded by a thriving arts community and situated across from the Granville Island Public Market, this building is the perfect place to immerse yourself in all that Granville Island has to offer. The Granville Island Stage can be accessed by bike, car, and transport links including buses and water taxis. Although the auditorium has accessible seating, the stage and backstage themselves are only accessible by staircase.

The Granville Island Rehearsal Hall is a max. 75-person occupancy space located on the 2nd level of Granville Island Stage. This rehearsal hall contains a supply of tables and chairs, upright piano, powered speaker and one walled mirror for your auditions, read-throughs, rehearsal, or workshop needs. Availability for this space is based outside show performance schedule and is a self-serve rental experience. This space is only available for non-performance activities. Due to the building’s preserved 1979 architecture, the Rehearsal Hall is only accessible by a staircase.

The Granville Island Upper Lobby is available for rentals with or without the main stage. The Lobby can be used for any of your business meeting needs, a cocktail reception, and more. With floor-to-ceiling windows in this Heritage Theatre, the unbroken views of the water make you feel like you’re effortlessly sailing along False Creek. With full bar service to host up to 95 people, this space is perfect for enjoying a lovely evening above the water. Due to the building preserved 1979 architecture, the Upper Lobby is only accessible by a staircase.

The Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage – Vancouver’s Heritage Flagship Theatre
2750 Granville St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3J3

The Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage is our 620-seat venue featuring complete sound, lighting, and fly systems. Located in the popular South Granville neighbourhood, the Stanley is walking distance from convenient transport facilities and a variety of local shops and restaurants. The Stanley first opened in 1931 as a vaudeville house before being utilised as a cinema. The restoration of the Theatre received a 1999 City of Vancouver Heritage Award. Due to its historical status, this space is often rented for a variety of events such as film sets, graduation ceremonies, band performances, symphony concerts and much more. With renting the stage, you also get access to the Lobby and Box Office area which houses a fully serviced bar. Although the auditorium has accessible seating, the stage and backstage themselves are only accessible by staircase. The theatre has a T-Coil system for people who have heading aids that utilize this technology.

The Stanley’s Bruce Milley Lounge is crafted from the original Stanley Cinema’s renovated projection room. This intimate loft on the third level of the theatre allows you to create a wonderful writer’s room atmosphere. Due to the building’s preserved original 1931 architecture, the Bruce Milley Lounge is only accessible by a staircase.

Meeting & Event Spaces

  • Max Capacity: 620 guests
  • Largest Auditorium Seating: 620
  • Largest Arena Seating: 620

Featured Amenities

  • Bus - Shuttle, Public Bus Access Bus
  • Cannabis-Friendly Cannabis Friendly
  • Near Public Transit
  • Overnight Rooms
  • Paid Parking
  • Running Trails
  • Taxi
  • Theater Seating
  • WiFi

Venue Location + Transportation


Arts Club Theatre Company Offices,
203-162 West 1st Ave.,
Vancouver, British Columbia V5Y0H6


  • BusBus
  • LyftLyft
  • TaxiTaxi
  • TrainTrain
  • UberUber

Nearby Airport

  • YVR - Vancouver International Airport - 30 minutes

Nearby International Airport

  • YVR - Vancouver International Airport - 30 minutes


  • Onsite Parking: No

Nearby Cities

Vancouver, North Vancouver, West Vancouver, Richmond, Burnaby, Coquitlam, Surrey,

Things to Know


  • Must Use In-house Catering: No
  • External Catering Allowed: No
  • Cultural Catering Available: Yes


The Arts Club has the following AV technical equipment for rental consideration: 6k or 8k HD projectors, Sennheiser G3 mic wireless systems, HD Smart TVs 65″ on rolling stands. For Lighting, The Newmont Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre has an LED lighting system with automated lighting fixtures. For Stanley and Granville Island Stages, its a mixture of conventional and moving lighting fixtures. The sound systems at Granville Island Stage and Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage have recently been upgraded. All equipment is pending availability. Please contact the Facility Sales & Rentals Manager for more info at [email protected]

  • Onsite Tech Support: Yes
  • Wi-Fi in meeting space: Yes
  • Equipment Available On-Site:
    • LCD Projectors
    • Projector Screen
    • Microphones
    • Sound System

Venue Policies

  • Alcohol Consumption: Yes
  • Smoking Permitted: no
  • Cannabis Industry-Friendly: Yes
  • Cannabis Consumption: Yes
  • Family Friendly: Yes