1/135 Fitzroy Street Grand Boulevard, St Kilda, VIC 3182

Vass Theatre - Theatre 1

This is our premium Theatre and Cinema experience

Vass Theatre

Theatre 1 is largest of our boutique performance spaces boasting upto 499 seats spread across the stalls and the mezzanine. This unique space has a welcoming atmosphere that delivers exceptional sight lines, generous legroom and comfortable seating.
Disabled seating is also available upon prior application.

Stage

  • Fixed flat stage with hardwood floors.
  • Open crossover located behind cyclorama, with removable handrails.
  • Gantry towers either side of stage:
    • Level 1 provides access from stage via stairs to backstage level.
    • Level 2 used for Dimmers.
  • Screwing into stage surface is only granted following prior approval from
    venue’s Duty Technician.

Stage Extension

  • Theatre 1 has a removable stage extension.
  • Seating capacity with stage extension installed 450
  • Seating capacity with stage extension removed 490 (additonal costs apply)
  • The Setting Line is the very downstage edge when the extension is removed

Theatre 1 Rigging

  • Theatre 1 has a fixed lighting grid onstage.
  • SL refers to Setting Line (Downstage edge without stage extension)
  • WLL Maximum distributed load
  • SWL Safe Working Load (max individual loads)

Theatre 1 Measurements

Theatre 1 Measurements

Theatre 1 Drapey options*

* require to specify during booking process. 

Theatre 1 Drapery

Audio Visual & Control

Basic overview – With Standard Hire

  • Technical Ops position is at the rear of the Stalls in Row W. 
  • Work-lights across whole auditorium and Stage. 
  • 3 leave House Lighting in Auditorium.
  • Basic Stage wash (lighting with hire) white wash only – no scenes or section. 
  • Basic Audio play back only. 

Packaged Options – additional fees apply. 

  • Package 2 
    • Colour Stage Wash
    • Radio Microphones x 2
  • Package 2
    • Colour Wash and Moving Spots
    • Radio Microphones x 4
    • Projector & Fast Fold Screen

 

Stage Plan Theatre 1

Theatre 2

Comfort, access and intimacy is key

Theatre 2

Theatre 2 is a deluxe space, small enough for an intimate theatre experience without compromising on comfort. Up to 291 cinema style seats situated across a stalls and mezzanine level, all featuring generous legroom and great sight-lines.
Disabled seating is available on request.

Stage

Flat stage with hardwood floors, two level. First in Stage section (3.7m deep) is 0.324m high from the auditorium floor then this steps up 1.23m two upper stage (1.5 deep). The crossover located behind cyclorama,
screwing into stage surface is only granted following prior approval from venue’s Duty Technician.

Gap between front row of seating and first level of stage is 3.5m. 

Stage Extension

  • Theatre 2 has a removable stage extension.
  • Seating capacity with stage extension installed 245
  • Seating capacity with stage extension removed can increase (conditions apply)
  • Stage extension comprises of 3x risers 1.2m x 2.4m (100mm from auditorium floor) 

Theatre 2 Rigging

  • Theatre 2 has a fixed lighting grid onstage.
  • SL refers to Setting Line (Downstage edge without stage extension)
  • WLL Maximum distributed load
  • SWL Safe Working Load (max individual loads)

Theatre 1 Measurements

Theatre 2 Measurements

Theatre 2 Drapey options*

* require to specify during booking process. 

Audio Visual & Control

Basic overview – With Standard Hire

  • Technical Ops position is at the rear of the Stalls in Row P. 
  • Work-lights across whole auditorium and Stage. 
  • 3 leave House Lighting in Auditorium.
  • Basic Stage wash (lighting with hire) white wash only – no scenes or section. 
  • Basic Audio play back only. 

Packaged Options – additional fees apply. 

  • Package 2 
    • Colour Stage Wash
    • Radio Microphones x 2
  • Package 2
    • Colour Wash and Moving Spots
    • Radio Microphones x 4
    • Projector & Fast Fold Screen

 

Theatre 2 Plan

The Studio

Versatility - Your blank canvas

The Studio

The Studio space can be used for an intimate cabaret room, opening night functions, pre show events, corporate functions, aerial circus and theatre rehearsals/ workshops, the capabilities are only limited by your imagination.
This black box studio has been home to theatre productions, rehearsals, auditions, dance classes, play/musical workshops, corporate functions, open mic nights, cabaret shows – all with the option of its own bar service.

Stage

The studio space boasts fully sprung hardwood floors, no crossover.
Max capacity 200. 

Blank Canvas

  • A 10.874m x 15.466m Space

The Studio Floor Plan

The Studio