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UBC Chan Centre for the Performing Arts

UBC Chan Centre of the Performing Arts

Vancouver’s Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC is home to the Telus Studio Theatre, Royal Bank Cinema and Chan Shun Concert Hall.


Due to the coronavirus, many events at the Chan Centre have been cancelled or postponed.

For a full list of these events see the Chan Centre List of Cancelled or Postponed Events.

To see more events and attractions that are closed click Vancouver COVID-19 Updates.

UBC’s Chan Centre

Built in 1997 and attracting audiences from across the Lower Mainland, the Chan Centre is the place to see performing arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC).

Vancouver’s Chan Centre is home to the 275-seat Telus Studio Theatre, 160-seat Royal Bank Cinema and the 1,185-seat Chan Shun Concert Hall. Considered one of the top performing arts centres on the continent, the facilities are famous for their design and acoustic qualities.

The venue is located at 6265 Crescent Road which is just off NW Marine Drive at the University of British Columbia.

Chan Centre performances include opera, theatre, orchestras, live concerts and more, both by UBC groups and internationally renowned performers.

Chan Theatre Interior

Other Information

If planning to take in a performance at the Chan Centre, consider combining it with a trip to UBC’s great Museum of Anthropology or a stroll around the Nitobe Memorial Garden or UBC Botanical Garden.

Click Chan Centre Events to find out what’s showing at the Chan Theatre.

For a list of other performing arts facilities in the Lower Mainland, click Vancouver Theatre Companies and Venues.

Chan Centre Lobby
The Lobby at the Chan Centre



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