Quality Hotel Downtown
1335 Howe St.
Vancouver, BC V6Z 1R7
Phone: (604) 682-0229
Fax: (604) 662-7566
1335 Howe St., Vancouver, BC, CA, V6Z 1R7
- Phone: (604) 682-0229
- Fax: (604) 662-7566
In Downtown Vancouver, Scotiabank Dance Centre is a spacious venue with 6 studios: five of which are naturally lit, and mirror-walled, and one is a black box studio. Workshops, classes, rehearsals, performances, shoots etc. can be held here. Besides changing rooms and showers at the venue, the center offers laundry and kitchen facilities as well. It's an effort to promote artists and their innovations in the art of dance and introduce patrons to the ever changing world of art. Check website for more details.
This is a great indie and classic film-lover's theatre that shows an array of independent and international cinema. Pacific Cinematheque is dedicated to the understanding of film and moving images', and to helping people learn more about media literacy and the processes and history of film making itself. The cinephile's venue is available for function rentals and can accommodate up to 194 people. The program focuses primarily on films from British Columbia and Canada, but hosts a thriving international program as well.
This is for all you film lovers! The 170-seat Vancity Theater presents international films throughout the year. Well-maintained and well-equipped with the state-of-the-art facilities, this theater is one of its kind in the city and showcases latest flicks. Sporting a modern facade, Vancity Theater offers exceptional cinema in an ultra modern set up and also rents it for screening films, multi-media presentations and music concerts.
Located in Vancouver, the Vancouver International Film Centre is home to a number of short films, movies and documentaries. Audiences to this place can choose from a wide range of films which are showcased here. This theater is also home to a number of festivals where producers and movie creators from all over come to showcase their work. There is also the Vancity Theatre which is given out on rent.
For the best in stand-up comedy, head to The Comedy Mix. Nestled within the classy Century-Plaza Hotel & Spa, this comedy club hosts popular names in Canada's comedy circuit on a regular basis. Comedy Mix is a mix of amateur and established comedians, and with the ever changing line-up, it always manages to infuse freshness in its scripts and themes. And, while getting entertained, you can savor a delicious meal along with drinks. Variety of dinner & show packages are on offer for patrons to choose from. It also hosts comedy festivals and special shows and prices vary. If you wish to attend an event here, do book your seats in advance as the club has a limited seating capacity (maximum 200). For complete details and schedule, check website or call ahead.
Situated in the small Granville Island, the Granville Island Stage is a theater owned by the Arts Club Theatre Company. A large theater, it has been operational since a long time. Several well known plays and artists have performed here. Theater lovers will enjoy the vast array of entertainment held at this venue. The comfortable seats, excellent facilities draw crowds to this magnificent place. The theater is also rented for various events. Come by and catch a stellar performance by famous theater personalities here.
This impressive community arts and recreation center opened its doors in 1997. Though its main aim is to provide community classes and social programs to the residential and commercial communities within the neighborhood, Roundhouse Community Centre also serves the entire city. It offers a number of public, educational and entertaining activities, including exhibits, presentations, oral narratives, seminars and multimedia events with themes ranging from the environment to cultural differences.
The Atlantic Canada House features a Granville Island stage, the Revue Stage and a Backstage Lounge. Its here that you will be treated to some awesome music by some fabulous bands and performers like David Myles, DJ Bones, DJ Nasty Naz, George Belliveau, Jean Francois Breau, Jessica Rhaye, Julian Austin and Lisa Leblanc.
Tom Lee Music Hall or TLM Hall is an event hall housed within the Tom Lee music store. Seating almost 200 guests, it hosts concerts, recitals and other such events. For details, check website.
The legendary Vogue Theatre is a 1,200-seat venue that has been catering to the city's theater crowd since 1941. With its bright yellow exterior, Art Deco design and bright neon sign, it has welcomed some of the biggest entertainment names around. Though it hosts mainly artistic productions, the venue also holds seminars and events. It is located in the city's entertainment district. The building has a history buff pleasing past and even has its own ghost, rumored to haunt the dressing room corridor.
Scotiabank Theatre Vancouver has nine screens for your viewing pleasure. Enjoy Hollywood blockbusters in fantastic 3D projection. For an even more enjoyable experience, sit back and relax with popcorn and a soda from the refreshment stand. If you're a foodie, they have other food options like Burger King, Outtakes, Starbucks etc. For film times, ticket prices and further information, please contact the management.
Theatre Sports is off-the-wall, improvised live theatre. A talented bunch of actors throws scripts and rehearsals out the window and takes audience suggestions and other inspirations as their cues, resulting in fast-paced sketch comedy. Teams compete for the most points and a referee and audience judges score each scene. The troupe in Vancouver pioneered this funny form of performance and many comedians and actors got their start with the league. At Theatre Sports you can always expect loads of raucous entertainment. Things like Improv Extreme, the Imprentice, and Classic TheatreSports are just the tip of the iceberg, guaranteeing you a Titanic boat load of belly laugh entertainment, so you can literally laugh yourself sick.