Victoria’s State Theatre Company, MTC, has inspired audiences with world-class theatre for over 65 years.

MTC creates vibrant theatre to enrich our lives with understanding and empathy.

From classics by master playwrights like Beckett, Shakespeare and Miller to contemporary international theatre fresh from the stages of Broadway and the West End, and some of the finest new Australian playwriting – each Season at MTC offers a tantalising selection of world-class theatrical entertainment.

Since its foundation in 1953, MTC has been at the forefront of Australian culture, introducing new ideas and new ways of looking at our lives, our society and the world around us. Today, with Southbank Theatre as MTC’s performance home and a selection of performances staged at Arts Centre Melbourne, MTC continues to present Melbourne audiences with the best theatre from Australia and overseas to the highest international standards.

With an average of nine performances a week across three theatres, MTC is also one of the most prolific theatre companies in the world. Go to to see what is currently playing, or to learn more about becoming an MTC Subscriber.

Melbourne Theatre Company

Location Address

Southbank Theatre, 140 Southbank Blvd, Southbank VIC 3006

Postal Address

MTC Office, 252 Sturt St, Southbank VIC 3006


Phone: +61 3 8688 0800

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