Queen Elizabeth Theatre

Hamilton at West Georgia
Mail: 649 Cambie Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 2P1
T: 604 665-3050
F: 604 665-3001

Venue Email: vctinfo@vancouver.ca
Web: www.vancouver.ca/theatres

Administrative Contact: Peter Kendall, Booking Coordinator
Contact Phone: 604-665-3028
Contact Email: peter.kendall@vancouver.ca

Technical Director: Miles Muir
Tech Phone: 604-665-3043
Tech Email: miles.muir@vancouver.ca


Number of Seats: 2,781
General Description: Built in 1959 by the City of Vancouver, the Queen Elizabeth Theatre is the home of Vancouver Opera and Ballet British Columbia. The 70 foot wide proscenium arch stage is the perfect multi-purpose venue for Broadway shows, pop and rock concerts, opera and dance, as well as live broadcast gala award ceremonies and telethons.
Facility Type: Rental
Theatre Type: Proscenium
No of Events / Yr: 150+/-
Average Rental: $11,100
Maximum Rental Fee: $11,100
Seating Style: Auditorium/One balcony
Wheelchair Area: 16 wheelchair accessible seats
Sales in Lobby? Percentage: Yes / 15%


Stage Type: Apron
Stage Width: 70 ft / 21.5 m
Stage Depth: 64 ft / 19.7 m
Stage Height: 30 ft / 9.2 m (Pros Height) 80 ft to Grid
Thrust / Apron Width: 70 ft / 21.5 m
Thrust / Apron Depth: 16 ft / 4.9 m
Wing – Stage Left: 25 ft / 7.7 m
Wing – Stage Right: 25 ft / 7.7 m
Stage Comments: Maple, stained dark brown, with flex subfloor in performing area 70′ wide x 40′ deep (21.34m x 12.19m)
Fly System: Yes
Sprung Floor: Yes–main performing area
Choral Risers: Yes
Acoustic Shell:
Orchestra Pit and Seating: Yes/105
Cyclorama: Yes
Piano (Make and Kind): Steinway 9′ Grand Model D.
Yamaha Model WX15 upright (48″ tall)


Loading: 1 angle bay; 1 bay at right angles for 40′ (12.19m) tractor trailers (if tractor is dropped)
Loading Doors: 20′ wide x 16′ high (6.01m x 4.88m)
Loading Dock: 3.5′ (1.07m) high above street level
Dock Access to Stage:
Through two large 4′ wide x 16′ high (1.22m x 4.88m) doors, opening onto upper left stage from loading dock on Cambie Street.
Parking Details: No overnight parking allowed. All trucks must maintain at least 6′ clearance from fire exit doors.
Rehearsal Space: Yes
Dressing Rooms: Yes
Green Room: Yes


Lighting: See website for all technical information
Electrical: see website for information
Sound: see website for information
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