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The Cultch offers premium rental spaces in Vancouver for all types of events and audiences.
Are you looking for a rental venue for your theatrical production, comedy night, concert, dance show or other live event? Our dynamic spaces allow for contemporary programming in theatre, dance, music, and the visual arts.
The Cultch is home to three live performance spaces:
- The York Theatre (sellable capacity: 350)
- The Historic Theatre (sellable capacity: 196)
- The Vancity Culture Lab (sellable capacity: 72)
In addition to our three main venues, we offer affordable rehearsal space in our Jim Greenhouse Studio.
The Historic Theatre and Vancity Culture Lab are housed at 1895 Venables St in a renovated church, constructed in 1909. The York Theatre at 639 Commercial Drive started its life as The Alcazar Theatre in 1913. After being rescued from the wrecking ball in 2013, it was renovated to become The Cultch’s third theatre space.
The Cultch is Vancouver’s most diverse and innovative arts and cultural hub. Since 1973, The Cultch has facilitated and presented consistently excellent, local, and visiting performances. It is recognized for its community leadership that models inclusivity and centres diversity as a lived value.
The Cultch is proudly an IATSE 118 Union house
Rescued from demolition and fully restored, this 100-year-old historical jewel is The Cultch’s newest venue.
The heart of The Cultch, our original 196-seat theatre has been home to hundreds of local and international dance, music, and theatre performances over the past four decades.
Vancity Culture Lab
As a black box studio, all the lighting and audio technology is accessible from anywhere in the room. The seating system is comprised of movable risers that can be set up to virtually any configuration that space will allow.
Our intimate and inviting Founders’ Lounge located at The Cultch often holds our Director’s Circle receptions and other VIP events.
Jim Green House Studio
Providing emerging artists, local musicians, and up-and-coming businesses a space to create and develop