Victorian Arts Centre, Melbourne
If you've ever sat in a theatre watching a show wondering what actually goes on behind the scenes, then the Victorian Arts Centre is the place for you. Located in the heart of Melbourne's leisure and entertainment precinct, the Victorian Arts Centre is home to Australia's premier perfoming arts companies.
Crowned by an enormous spire that towers more than 160 metres above St Kilda Road, the main building houses the State Theatre as well as a number of smaller studio and gallery spaces, including the Playhouse and George Fairfax Studio. The centre also includes the Melbourne Concert Hall, Black Box, and the Sidney Myer Music Bowl in the nearby Kings Domain gardens.
The Centre offers guided tours on all matters artistic from Front-of-House tours to the Backstage Tour taking you behind the scenes to places only cast and crew normally get to see.
If you are there on Sunday, don't miss the market featuring the finest art and craft from around the state, including handmade ceramics, photography jewelry and textiles.