Looking for fun things to do in Vancouver? Catch world renowned Vancouver TheatreSports League. Vancouver's best Improv Comedy!

Not too big, not too small — THE IMPROV CENTRE is the perfect fit.

Rentals Information Package

Rent The Improv Centre for your next staged presentation, reception, meeting, or fundraiser. Seating up to 186, our modern theatre features a raised stage and a mixture of traditional seating and cabaret tables and chairs. Our fully-licensed Neil Macrae Bar and Lounge is available for you to use, with stunning views of the water that will wow your guests.

The Improv Centre is located at the entrance to Granville Island (1502 Duranleau Street), across from Kids Only Market, at the south end of the Granville Street Bridge. A top Vancouver tourist destination, Granville Island is home to the Public Market, artisans’ studios, restaurants and theatres, providing a colourful and vibrant backdrop to your next event.

Featuring a 186 seat theatre with a mixture of traditional theatre seating and cabaret-style tables and chairs. Also with a fully licensed bar and lounge with picture perfect views overlooking the Granville Island Marina, the Improv Centre is the perfect choice for staged presentations or conference events.


Venue Capacity 4-hour
Additional hours
or portion thereof
Lounge & Patio 28 seated;
65 standing
$300 $400 $150
Theatre 186 seated $500 $700 $150
Theatre, Lounge
& Patio
251 total $700 $1100 $150


• Includes facility fee based on meeting, conference (additional fees apply for a public performance)
• Rates do not include public show or access to the greem room, dressing room, box office, or bar service.
• Includes House Technician and Audience Service Manager (additional staff may be required)
• Includes one hour of meeting time, prior to your event to discuss tech requirements and event needs 
• Insurance is required for all rentals

Rental Rate of the BAR


The Vancouver TheatreSports™ League reserves the right to control the sale or distribution of refreshments.  We welcome beverages to be consumed in the Theatre.  Bar service is provided at the request of the renter.

  The cost for Bar Service is:

4 hour rental is $200, which is waived if/when bar sales exceed $400 (in gross sales, including HST).

• Additional hours are charged at $150 per hour or portion thereof.
Our theatre features three versatile seating types:
• 120 Traditional Theatre Seats
(with cup holders)
• 18 Banquet bench Seats
(with bar rail)
• 48 Cabaret style Seats
The maximum theatre capacity is 186 people.
• A full service licensed bar
• 4 High top Tables
• 28 Leather bar stools
• A covered waterfront patio with outdoor flexible seating.
• Dimmable lighting
• High ceilings
• Sound system
• Bright and Airy layout
• Off-site catering can be arranged by renter
• 2 flat-screen TVs
A unique fundraising program designed as a simple way to organize an event to raise funds for school groups, charity organizations, sports teams, and the like.
Vancouver TheatreSports™ will provide you with a pre-packaged event – all you have to do is sell the pre-printed tickets at your chosen price point.
For more information on this program, please see our Fund With Laughter information package, or contact the Customer Service Manager at 604.738.7013 ext.10 or email services@vtsl.com



Photos of The IMPROV CENTRE.
(Click on photo for large view.)

Front entrance way inside the Theatre

Box Office

Lobby in front of doors to the Theatre

Fully Licensed Bar

Lounge area overlooking Marina
with 4 tables and 28 bar stools

Theatre stage with projection screen on left

Theatre seating with cabaret-style
tables & chairs

Dressing Room

Green Room with outside entrance


  For more information, please download our form, complete and
email to:
or fax to 604.738.8013
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