Are you under 25 and a full-time student at the University of Melbourne? Enjoy FREE or discounted tickets to these seven productions in 2019 with our Melbourne Uni Theatre Pass.
ARBUS & WEST by Stephen Sewell
A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE by Arthur Miller
COSÌ by Louis Nowra
STORM BOY by Colin Thiele, adapted for the stage by Tom Holloway
GOLDEN SHIELD by Anchuli Felicia King
BLACK IS THE NEW WHITE by Nakkiah Lui
KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN Book by Terrence McNally, music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, based on the novel by Manuel Puig
If this is your first time buying a Melbourne Uni Theatre Pass, you can take advantage of our special introductory First Season offer and see these seven productions in Season 2019 for FREE! Membership is just $50.
If you have previously purchased a Melbourne Uni Theatre Pass, read on below to find out how you can graduate to our Return Season Pass and receive discounted tickets throughout the year.
Sign up for your Melbourne Uni Theatre Pass today by downloading a booking form and returning it to the MTC Box Office at Southbank Theatre.
First Season Pass - membership is just $50
If this is your first time buying a Melbourne Uni Theatre Pass, you can take advantage of our special introductory First Season offer and see the above seven MTC productions in Season 2019 for FREE!
Membership is just $50, which you pay once, and then you can book your free tickets online throughout the year. There are no booking fees and great flexibility with no lock-in dates!
Return Season Pass – Membership is just $20
If you have previously taken advantage of our free theatre offer, you can graduate to the Return Season Pass for just $20. This gets you access a $20 ticket to each of the seven selected productions in Season 2019.
The great news is, as long as you're still under 25 years old and enrolled in a full-time course at the University of Melbourne, you can purchase a Return Season Pass each year! With no booking fees, great flexibility with no lock-in dates and huge savings, it's the best way to fill your year with theatre.
No matter which membership level you can get (First Season or Return Season) or whether you see all seven shows, or just a handful, the Melbourne Uni Theatre Pass gets you hugely discounted theatre tickets to help fill your year with world class productions. There are no booking fees, great flexibility with no lock-in dates and this offer is exclusive to University of Melbourne students, of which MTC is a department.
Frequently Asked Questions
When can I book tickets?
You can book tickets up to 7 days before the date you wish to attend. You will be unable to access Theatre Pass tickets outside of this time frame.
PLEASE NOTE: To secure seats for shows being performed at Arts Centre Melbourne, tickets MUST be booked by 4PM on the day of the show.
What shows can I attend?
- STORM BOY 17 June – 20 July
- GOLDEN SHIELD 12 August – 14 September
- BLACK IS THE NEW WHITE 2 October – 6 November
- KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN 18 November – 28 December
How many tickets am I entitled to?
Your membership entitles you to ONE Melbourne Uni Theatre Pass ticket per show. Once this ticket is booked, no exchanges or refunds are permitted. Please see MTC’s Terms & Conditions for further detail.
How do I book tickets?
- Make sure you log in to www.mtc.com.au using the email address you provided.
- Choose a date (within the next 7 days) that you wish to attend.
- Choose the YOUTH price type. The system will automatically update the amount, once you proceed to checkout.
- You can also visit the Box Office team at the Southbank Theatre and book in person. The Southbank Theatre is located at 140 Southbank Blvd, Southbank and is open Monday - Saturday from 9am.
Over the phone:
- Call MTC Box Office on 8688 0800 to book over the phone. The Box Office is located at the Southbank Theatre, and are open Monday – Saturday from 9am.
How do I collect my tickets?
All Theatre Pass tickets are held at the venue Box Office, for collection on the night of the performance, 15 minutes prior to the start time. Valid University of Melbourne Student ID must be presented upon collection, or you will be charged an upgrade fee.
PLEASE NOTE: Melbourne Theatre Company reserves the right to cancel any uncollected complimentary tickets, if not collected by five minutes prior to show time.
Can my friend attend in my place?
No. Theatre Pass tickets are non-transferrable, so please take care to book a date you can attend!
If I do not attend, what happens?
Melbourne Theatre Company reserves the right to cancel any uncollected complimentary tickets booked, from five minutes prior to show time. As such, if you have a First Season Theatre Pass and you do not collect your ticket at least five minutes before the performance, your ticket may be cancelled and your seat released.
Melbourne Theatre Company also reserves the right to cancel any Theatre Pass membership, if you repeatedly do not attend booked performances. No refund will be provided in this instance.
If you have any questions about your Melbourne Uni Theatre Pass, please email us at email@example.com and the team will assist you as soon as they can.
The Melbourne Uni First Season Theatre Pass is an introductory membership offer available for a maximum of one year each, per student. After which, students may purchase a Return Season Pass for each year they are enrolled in a full-time course and under 25 years old. Melbourne Uni Theatre passes are available to full-time University of Melbourne students under 25 years of age only. Students must be under 25 years old at the time of joining, and must provide proof of age and a current student card. Valid for selected MTC productions only. Maximum one ticket per member, per show. A/B-Reserve seats only. Tickets subject to availability. Bookings available from one week prior to each performance.
Tickets booked are non-transferrable and must be collected 15 minutes prior to the performance. MTC reserves the right to cancel uncollected complimentary tickets, from five minutes prior to show time.
Ticket Prices and Discounts
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Production Content Guide
A detailed content guide for our upcoming productions.
Ratings and warnings to help you decide what plays are appropriate for your children.
Access $25 tickets to a week’s worth of performances with a valid concession card, on Tuesdays from 11am using the promo code SEATSAVERS
MTC Artist Nights
MTC’s Artist Nights are designed to enable artists to see the work of their peers for an affordable price.
Terms and Conditions
Learn more about your rights and obligations when buying tickets.
ANZ Forum Nights
MTC hosts post-show ANZ Forum Nights for most productions, giving people the chance to hear first-hand from members of the cast and creative team of each show.
Dress Rehearsal Club