Malaspina Theatre Lobby

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Malaspina Theatre 

VIU’s Malaspina Theatre, Theatre Lobby and Mike Taugher Studio are ‘living classrooms’; unique facilities where students learn, develop skills, and gain valuable hands-on experience with a variety of acting and technical experiences ranging from Event production, Podcasting, to Mainstage Performances.  The Malaspina Theatre also welcomes a variety of touring productions that rent the facility throughout the year.

Theatre Department

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead.

Join your classmates on stage at VIU’s Malaspina Theatre for public performances designed to develop and showcase your talents and skills in live theatre experiences. VIU's Theatre program is for those who love the idea of working in highly creative careers, where imagination, individuality and diversity are celebrated.

Theatre Diploma Information
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Malaspina Theatre Virtual Tour

Explore all aspects of a live theatre venue from backstage to front of house And everything in between.

Theatre 360 Tour
Malaspina Theatre Podcast

Student Podcast Series

Listening to what’s important to our current theatre students.

Malaspina Theatre Podcast
Malaspina Theatre Student

Current Productions

VIU Theatre Department produces live mainstage theatre shows, a studio series and hosts numerous campus events to build opportunities for students to participate in different aspects of creating, designing, producing and performing.

Malaspina Live
Malaspina Theatre Picture of Dorian Gray

Vancouver Island University’s Theatre program prepares you for a wide range of career opportunities in the performing arts. Academic study covers the theory and history behind theatre, while you also develop strong artistic, critical thinking, communication and teamwork skills in a highly innovative, collaborative and welcoming environment.

Theatre Diploma Information

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Past Productions

Our productions feature Theatre program students and a broad range of people from our VIU community. Theatre courses make for applicable electives and students from diverse disciplines enjoy the camaraderie and hands-on learning experience. 

Mainstage Shows
VIU A&H Cultural Tour

Arts and Humanities Cultural Tour

Malaspina Theatre hosts a wide variety of events so we wanted to put together a 360 slideshow to highlight some of the constantly rotating A&H cultural events. 

A&H Cultural Events
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More Pictures …

Are you an Alumni wanting to reconnect or maybe a new student who wants to see the venue. Check out our Facebook Page.

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