From Seeds to Flowers: An Expressive Arts Workshop Series

This inspiring workshop series, where imagination blossoms from the seeds within, is an in-person event that will take place within a vibrant and welcoming space that fosters creativity & self-expression. Through a variety of expressive arts activities, including...

Social Stitching: Sew, Make, Recycle

Wednesdays | Apr 10 - Jun 12 | 12:30pm-2:30pm 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...

Chair Yoga: Move, Groove, and Improve continues Monday, April 8th!

Mondays & Thursdays | Apr 8 - Jun 13 | 10:30am-11:30am Beginning on Monday April 8th! Chair Yoga: Move, Groove, and Improve is a free program focussed on active aging and well-being. Participants will engage in physical activities, such as chair yoga. Instruction...

Social Stitching: Sew, Make, Recycle

Wednesdays | Jan 10 - Mar 13 | 12:30pm-2:30pm 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...

Our free monthly Kitchens & Communities classes continue this winter!

Kitchens & Communities Sat Jan 27 | 5:30pm - 7:30pm Mon Feb 26 |11:30am - 1:30pm Fri Mar 29 | 5:30pm - 7:30pm One of the best ways to build community and share cultures is through food. Come learn and share unique recipes from local chefs, artists, and knowledge...

Chair Yoga: Move, Groove, and Improve returns January 8th!

Mondays & Thursdays | Jan 8 - Mar 14 | 10:30am-11:30am Beginning on Monday January 8th! Chair Yoga: Move, Groove, and Improve is a free program focussed on active aging and well-being. Participants will engage in physical activities, such as chair yoga....

Monthly Kitchens & Communities class begins this November

Kitchens & Communities | Sun Nov 26 & Sun Dec 17 | 5:30pm - 7:30pm One of the best ways to build community and share cultures is through food. Come learn and share unique recipes from local chefs, artists, and knowledge keepers. Participants will participate...

Fieldhouse Fabrications

On Thursday, November 16, take advantage of this new experimental group at Echo Park Film Centre Fieldhouse. Check out the space, bring your own creative project, and help brainstorm future creative events! We're eager to see what you make together! Session will take...

Comic Diaries

Mondays | October 16, 23, 30 | 7pm-8pm | $60 What goes into making a comic? How can we draw inspiration from our personal lives and turn it into art we can share with others? This workshop will explore autobio comics, and help you adapt your personal stories into...

Gamelan & Wayang Shadow Puppet Show

Join us for a special free performance of Gamelan and Wayang Shadow Puppets on September 16th, from 5:30pm to 8:30pm, featuring guest performers from Indonesia collaborating with local students at the Moberly Arts & Cultural Centre. Gamelan is a traditional...

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). One of our staff must be on site for your rental, while a second staff member is required for gatherings of 60 or more people.
  • 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

Social Stitching: Sew, Make, Recycle

Social Stitching: Sew, Make, Recycle

Wednesdays | Apr 10 - Jun 12 | 12:30pm-2:30pm 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...

Social Stitching: Sew, Make, Recycle

Social Stitching: Sew, Make, Recycle

Wednesdays | Jan 10 - Mar 13 | 12:30pm-2:30pm 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...

Chair Yoga: Move, Groove, and Improve returns January 8th!

Chair Yoga: Move, Groove, and Improve returns January 8th!

Mondays & Thursdays | Jan 8 - Mar 14 | 10:30am-11:30am Beginning on Monday January 8th! Chair Yoga: Move, Groove, and Improve is a free program focussed on active aging and well-being. Participants will engage in physical activities, such as chair yoga....

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