Chinese New Year Dance & Cake Demo

Coming Saturday, January 28th here at Moberly from 3pm-4pm! Learn the history, customs, and traditions behind the celebration of the Chinese New Year Festival. Instructor Jessica Yue will first perform Chinese Fan, Ribbon, Handkerchief, Drum, Classic dance, as well as...

Moberly Writers and Storytellers: Stone Soup continues in the new year

Tuesdays | January 10 - March 7 | 10am-11am The Moberly writers group returns in the new year with our new project: Stone Soup. This project, led by the fantastic Johnny Trinh, invites participants to cook as often as they write! This hybrid program will explore the...

Social Stitching: Sew, Make, Recycle

Wednesdays | January 11 - March 8 | 12:30pm-2:30pm Returning Wednesdays in the new year! Do you have "stuff" you keep because of the memories things hold for you? Come and spend some social time hand-stitching a special container for your memories. No special skills...

Move, Groove, and Improve returns January 2023

Mondays & Thursdays | January 9 - March 9 | 10:30am-11:30am Beginning on Monday January 9th! Move, Groove, and Improve is afree program focussed on active aging and well-being. Participants will engage in physical activities, such as chair yoga. Instruction is...

Opera Lirica Gala

Opera Lirica is hosting an annual Gala are Moberly Arts & Cultural Centre on Friday, December 16th, from 7ppm - 9pm (doors at 6:30pm). At this free event, Opera Lirica will be performing scenes and arias from Pagliacci, La Bohème, Der Rosenkavalier, and Carmen,...

Moberly Writers and Storytellers Returns with Stone Soup

The Moberly writers group returns with a new project: Stone Soup. This project, led by the fantastic Johnny Trinh, invites participants to cook as often as they write! This hybrid program will explore the concept of memory through poetry, prose, and community cooking....

Intro to Stand-Up

This November, on Wednesday evenings, learn stand-up comedy, how to tap into your humor, and create effective jokes and a set to perform at open mics with instructor, Ingrid Zeer. The program is $89 for five sessions. To register, call Sunset Community Centre at...

Social Stitching: Sew, Make, Recycle

Returning Wednesdays this fall! Do you have "stuff" you keep because of the memories things hold for you? Come and spend some social time hand-stitching a special container for your memories. No special skills needed. We have lots of cloth and hand sewing supplies to...

Move, Groove, and Improve

Beginning on Monday September 12! Move, Groove, and Improve is a program focussed on active aging and well-being. Participants will engage in physical activities, such as chair yoga. Instruction is provided in Punjabi and English. Classes take place on Mondays and...

Interplay 2022

The exceptional Interplay show returns with an online performance on September 15th and 16th,  featuring works by Ghinwa Yassine, Luciana Freire D''Anunciacao, Brandon Schwinn, Ivetta Sunyoung Kang, Shereen Ramprashad, and Derek Brueckner. Tickets are by donation, and...

FACILITIES/RENTALS

Artists or arts and cultural groups are welcome to rent our space for rehearsals, performances, workshops, community festivals, special events, concerts, conferences, etc. The space has a professionally sprung dance floor, fold out theatre seating, a modest lighting grid and experienced technicians. The building is wheelchair accessible (including accessible washrooms), with kitchen facilities and a green room.

MACC FACILITY FEATURES

  • 1600 sq. ft. rehearsal hall with sprung floor. Has additional 280 sq.ft. adjacent lounge area which can be opened or sealed off with fold out panels. There are two, double doors off the main hall into the parking lot for easy loading.
  • Meeting Room/Studio located downstairs is 600 sq.ft., with large windows facing south, separate access door and sink.
  • All rooms can be equipped with long fold out tables on wheels, 3 tables are 10′ long and 30″ wide 8 tables are 8′ long and 30″ wide. There are 120 stackable chairs.
  • Fully licensed and equipped kitchen with industrial sanitizer.
  • Some equipment that may be made available for an extra fee include: projector and screen, marley dance floor, sound system, theatre seating (52 seats) and acoustic piano. Professional stage lighting and theatre seating requires the hiring of a trained lighting technician.

MORE ABOUT RENTING MACC

  • Capacity: 120 (including staff, children caterers and technicians).
  • Serving liquor: the rental group is responsible for obtaining a valid “Liquor License” for any liquor service or consumption as well as a “Serving it Right” certificate.
  • Serving food: food can be cooked and served on premises.

 RENTAL COSTS AND INQUIRIES

  • For rental inquiries and information on rates and partnership, contact Oliver McTavish-Wisden, at oliver.mctavish-wisden@vancouver.ca
  • To book a facility, use the park board facility reserve tool here.

Moberly Theatre Technical specifications and Equipment List

Theatre dimensions:                          Seating Area:Interior Area
Width: 32′                                                Width: 3′ x 4′
Length: 50′                                              Length 3″ x 8″

When extended, protrudes 11′ into theatre & leaves 4′ 6” on each side of the width of the theatre. There are 9 risers in total.

Lighting grid height:                               Loading Doors:  3
West Ceiling: 11′                                         Width: 5″ 10″
East Ceiling: 10′

Dancefloor:
Marley type Dance floor-for dance only

Lighting instruments:
6 ETC Source 4 ellipsoidal reflector spotlights, 575-750W
6 ETC PARNEL , 575-750W
Shutters and some gobos
5 floor stands
1 Leprecon LP 612 lighting console
3 Dimmers for a maximum of 12 lighting instruments

Sound:
Yorkville MM6 6 channel Powered Mixer, 200W
4 Yorkville Performance Series Speakers, 150 Watt each and mounted at 8′ height in each corner of the theater
1 Technics SL- PD9 5 Disc CD changer w. Digital optical output
11 Music stands
1 Boom mic stand
1 round base-straight mic stand
1 15′ XLR cable
1 5′ XLR cable
4 APEX 850 Dynamic microphones
16 Channel Mackie Sound Console CR1G04-VL2

Chinese New Year Dance & Cake Demo

Chinese New Year Dance & Cake Demo

Coming Saturday, January 28th here at Moberly from 3pm-4pm! Learn the history, customs, and traditions behind the celebration of the Chinese New Year Festival. Instructor Jessica Yue will first perform Chinese Fan, Ribbon, Handkerchief, Drum, Classic dance, as well as...

Social Stitching: Sew, Make, Recycle

Social Stitching: Sew, Make, Recycle

Wednesdays | January 11 - March 8 | 12:30pm-2:30pm Returning Wednesdays in the new year! Do you have "stuff" you keep because of the memories things hold for you? Come and spend some social time hand-stitching a special container for your memories. No special skills...

Move, Groove, and Improve returns January 2023

Move, Groove, and Improve returns January 2023

Mondays & Thursdays | January 9 - March 9 | 10:30am-11:30am Beginning on Monday January 9th! Move, Groove, and Improve is afree program focussed on active aging and well-being. Participants will engage in physical activities, such as chair yoga. Instruction is...

Opera Lirica Gala

Opera Lirica Gala

Opera Lirica is hosting an annual Gala are Moberly Arts & Cultural Centre on Friday, December 16th, from 7ppm - 9pm (doors at 6:30pm). At this free event, Opera Lirica will be performing scenes and arias from Pagliacci, La Bohème, Der Rosenkavalier, and Carmen,...

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