Malthouse Theatre

Malthouse Theatre by David Torr

Malthouse Theatre, by David Torr

Victoria University (VU) is proud to be partners with Malthouse Theatre ‐ Australia's leading contemporary theatre company.

As official Education Partner of its youth and education program, Malthouse Prompt, we share a commitment to developing and promoting new talent.

Renowned for producing and presenting the country’s most exciting and innovative arts events, Malthouse Theatre is Melbourne’s hub for cutting edge contemporary performance.

VU’s longstanding partnership with Malthouse Theatre is built on the shared vision to celebrate excellence, opportunity, community and empowerment. VU is also delighted to offer students and staff the opportunity to engage with Malthouse Theatre's annual artistic program through a range of attractive ticket offers.

Malthouse Prompt

Malthouse Theatre Youth and Education Manager, Vanessa O'Neill.

Malthouse Theatre views high quality arts education as vitally important to the development of young people.

In 2012, Malthouse launched Prompt, a re-invigorated program of learning and discovery for young people and educators that has gone from strength to strength.

Student learning opportunities

VU works with Malthouse Theatre in a number of ways to provide students with unique learning opportunities. For example:

  • Malthouse provides two student placements per year, managed by the College of Arts & Education.
  • Malthouse also works with the College Arts & Education to coordinate student workshops and provide tickets.

Raquel Stevens on placement at Malthouse Theatre.

"The most valuable thing about my VU course was the amazing practical experience I gained during my placement at Malthouse Theatre."

Bachelor of Communication (now Bachelor of Arts, Communication major) student, Raquel Stevens.

What's on at Malthouse

Experience the dizzying heights of contemporary theatre with a subscription to the Malthouse.

Customise your subscription to your heart’s content. Pull out the shows that instantly pique your interest, then add a couple more into the mix – because it's often the unexpected ones that blow you away.

Find out what's on at Malthouse Theatre.

Ticket offers

Malthouse Theatre is delighted to offer VU students $30 tickets to any performance throughout the season. Book your discounted student tickets in person at the Malthouse Box Office, by phone on +61 3 9685 5111 (select option 2) or online at the Malthouse website.

Please note: Student tickets can only be collected upon presentation of a valid student card at the Malthouse Box Office.

Student rush tickets

Student Rush tickets are available to all VU students for the low price of $20. Simply visit the Malthouse Box Office in person an hour before any performance and score yourself a last minute ticket.

Student subscriptions

Interested in seeing a few productions at Malthouse? Find out more about Malthouse Theatre packages & memberships.

As a subscriber, you also get:

  • priority booking during our exclusive subscription period
  • guaranteed seats for sold-out performances
  • real savings of up to 35%
  • notified first about our special events and exclusives
  • 10% discount at the bar and café
  • 10% discount at the bookshop
  • one free ticket exchange voucher.

See what's coming up at the Malthouse Theatre.

VU staff discount tickets

Malthouse Theatre is delighted to offer VU staff a special deal on performances.

Watch out for the global emails prior to performances. Please contact the sponsorship team on +61 3 9919 1987 or