MTC is a Department of the University of Melbourne. As such, University of Melbourne staff and their guests can enjoy exclusive discounts on theatre subscriptions at MTC.
Pay by salary deduction
Deduct the cost of your subscription from your salary by filling out the payroll deduction form and posting it to the address on the right, along with your completed booking form. Simply leave the ‘Method of Payment’ section of the booking form blank.
Pay by a standard payment method
If you would like to pay using a standard payment method such as cheque or credit card, simply post your completed booking form back to MTC, nominating your chosen method of payment, OR book online now using the links above.
If you choose to pay by credit card, remember you have the option of paying in four easy instalments throughout the year.
You can read our ticketing terms & conditions here.
Frequently Asked Questions
A list of common queries are below. If you require further information about University staff theatre benefits please contact our Box Office on 8688 0800.
WHAT AM I ENTITLED TO AT MTC?
All University of Melbourne staff can receive concession priced tickets and subscriptions for themselves and a guest at MTC. Proof of employment is required.
WHY DO WE GET THIS BENEFIT?
Melbourne Theatre Company is a semi-autonomous department of the University, and actually began life on the Parkville campus as the Union Theatre Repertory Company in 1953.
HOW DO I DEDUCT THE COST FROM MY SALARY?
Full time staff can deduct the cost of subscription form their post-tax salary by completing a salary deduction form, and returning to MTC.
Please note: you cannot book online if you wish to pay by salary deduction.
HOW MANY PLAYS ARE IN EACH SEASON?
MTC performs 11 major productions every year.
HOW MANY PLAYS DO I NEED TO CHOOSE?
MTC offers packages of 3 or more plays. Packages of 7 or more plays can be booked from the time the annual season is announced in September. Packages of 3 or more plays can be booked a few months later (usually from November). The more plays you see, the cheaper your tickets. Subscribers choosing to see the full season enjoy special additional benefits like free subscription ticket exchanges, priority bookings and foyer bar discounts.