The New Emergent Studio Theatre (The NEST, for short) is an intimate and flexible performance space. It is great for workshops, small and emerging theatre productions, festivals, and rehearsals. The NEST is housed on the third floor of Festival House, is owned by CMHC-Granville Island, and stewarded by the Granville Island Theatre District. 

For capacity and other technical specifications, please refer to the documents in the sidebar.

Please note that final capacity figure will be determined by The NEST staff, based on provincial regulations and desired configuration.

For more information on the venue please contact Sarah Roa, Venue Manager for The NEST at thenest[at]


Please click on the following links to download further information.

Floor Plan Floor Plan
Lighting Plot Lighting Plot
Technical Information Technical Information
Rental Rates Rental Rates
Where We Are

1398 Cartwright Street Vancouver, BC V6H 3R8

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