Open House Melbourne

Southbank Theatre Backstage Tours

Saturday 27 July, 10am - 2pm

Southbank Theatre, The Sumner

Go behind the curtain at Australia's longest running professional theatre company.

Tours depart every 30 minutes, running 30 minutes in groups of 20

No Bookings Required

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Southbank Theatre is the multi award-winning home of Melbourne Theatre Company and an iconic building in the heart of the Melbourne Arts Precinct. To celebrate the theatre's 10-year anniversary, learn about the inner workings of this significant cultural venue from the other side of the curtain. 

Since opening in 2009, Southbank Theatre has been host to nearly 300 events including the much loved MTC productions Jasper JonesLadies in BlackPrivate Lives, Poor Boy, The BeastTwelfth NightA View from the Bridge and Macbeth. Some of Australia’s best actors have performed on its stages including Marta Dusseldorp, Jai Courtney, Lisa McCune, Sigrid Thornton, Guy Pearce, Christie Whelan Browne and Frank Woodley.

A guided tour will take you behind the scenes to rarely seen backstage areas plus you can explore special displays of props, costumes and set models from much-loved MTC productions in the foyer.



  • Wheelchair Accessible

The Sumner

140 Southbank Boulevard

Southbank, Victoria 3006