Guild Theatre

Type of space: Theatre, Multi-use Space, Performance venue, Rehearsal Space

    100-seat 'black box' studio theatre on the Parkville campus of the University of Melbourne. The venue is heavily used during semester (March - May and August - October) but is otherwise available for external hire.

    Guild Theatre

    Capacity: 100 seats

    Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible


    The Guild Theatre is a wheelchair accessible black-box studio style theatre seating up to 100 people. The venues flat-floor stage (not raised) allows for flexible seating and staging configurations. Well-equipped in the areas of lighting and sound, the Guild Theatre is suitable for performance productions, seminars and small conferences.

     Full venue specifications and sound stage and lighting plan on our website.

    Location: Level 1, Union House, University of Melbourne, Parkville (next to the Union House Theatre office).


    Pricing Terms

    Guild Theatre – Basic Rates

    Monday to Friday $180 per hour – minimum 4 hours

    Saturday $200 per hour – minimum 4 hours

    Sunday and Public Holidays. $250 per hour – minimum 4 hours

    Special Requirements

    Certificate of Currency. Temporary liquor licence may be obtained by hirer to sell alcohol

    Parking Notes


    This space is suitable for PerformanceResidencyWorkshops


    • Floor Dimensions 99.00 meters sq.
    • Ceiling Height Very High (4m +)
    • Max. Capacity 100
    • Floorplan Download


    For audience
    • Accessible toilet

    • Close seating

    • Disabled parking

    • Entrance lift

    • Entrance ramps

    • Flexible layout

    • Public transport

    • Suitable emergency exits

    • Wheelchair accessible

    • Wide hallways / entrance

    For performers
    • Accessible stage door

    • Arriving / exiting ramp

    • Lifts to stage

    • Performer ramps

    • Smooth ground surface

    • Suitable emergency exits

    • Suitable lighting

    • Suitable signage