About Us

MTC is Melbourne’s home of live storytelling, producing an annual mainstage season of up to 12 plays, NEON Festival of Independent Theatre, the Cybec Electric play readings series, an annual Education program, and more.

MTC is one of the major performing arts companies in Australia, and one of the largest theatre companies in the English-speaking world. Founded in 1953, MTC is also the oldest professional theatre company in Australia, and currently exists as a semi-autonomous department of the University of Melbourne.