The Historic Theatre at The Cultch

Address: 1895 Venables street
City: Vancouver
Postal Code: V5L 2H6

Telephone: (604) 251 – 1766
Fax: (604) 251 – 1730

Venue Email:

Administrative Contact: Jenn Spry
Contact Phone: (604) 251 – 1766 Ext 107
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Technical Director: Borja Brown
Tech Phone: (604) 251-1766 Ext 116
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Oliver McTavish-Wisden, Rentals
Phone: (604) 251 – 1766 Ext 106


Number of Seats: 200 to 285

General Description: The Historic Theatre is a proscenium stage with raked audience chamber and balcony. Our maximum capacity is 285 (although most events taking place within the Historic Theatre are set to 200) with some flexibility to increase this number depending on the nature of the event. This space is ideal for dance and theatre performances, talks and music acts.

Facility Type: Rental & Presenting
Theatre Type: Proscenium
No. of Events / Year: Approximately 75 bookings year for a total of almost 150 performances!
Average Rental Fee: $700 per day
Maximum Rental Fee: $1200 per day
Seating Style: Raked and Balcony
Wheelchair Area: Yes
Sales in Lobby? Percentage: 10-15% commission


Stage Type: Flat Floor stage
Stage Width: 36 ft
Stage Depth: 15ft to 25 ft depending on seating
Stage Height: 0ft
Thrust / Apron Width: n/a
Thrust / Apron Depth: n/a
Wing – Stage Left: 6ft
Wing – Stage Right: 6ft
Fly System: yes – motorized
Sprung Floor: yes
Choral Risers: no
Acoustic Shell: no
Orchestra Pit and Seating: no
Cyclorama: yes
Piano (make and size): 9ft Baldwin Grand piano and Kawai Studio upright


Loading: Yes
Parking Details: complimentary and street
Rehearsal Space: No
Dressing Rooms: 3
Green Room: 1


Lighting: ETC Ion Console.
196 x 2.4k dimmers.
Instruments include ETC source fours, source for pars and strand fresnels

Electrical: 200 AMP tie in

Sound: L Acoustic, 2 Subs
Console is a Yamaha M7CL-48

Comments: For additional specs and information and availability please visit our website or phone us at 604-251-1766.

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