Studio 16

Studio 16

A few minutes from downtown, Kitsilano and False Creek, the multipurpose hall, known as Studio 16, is a gathering place to meet the needs and interests of cultural presenters, the Francophone community, the neighbouring community and the general public. Few if any venues for the smaller, creative cultural groups, organizations and performers currently exist at affordable rates. A centre for celebrations and special events organized by La Maison's partners, the Vancouver International Jazz Festival, the Francophone Summer Festival, international song festivals, etc. Workshops and language courses, presentations such as a Salons du livre, a Christmas crafts fair, etc. A studio space used for filming.Studio 16's mission is to encourage community participation and opportunities for the arts, culture and multiculturalism to flourish in a venue that provides them with a place to create and a place to connect.


Website: for Studio 16 rentals and for Théâtre la Seizième shows. For other shows, please visit each producer's website.

Phone: call 604-736-2616 for tickets to Théâtre la Seizième shows.
For all other shows: contact the producer
For Studio 16 rentals, call La Maison de la Francophonie (Catherine Tableau) at 604-736-6979 or

1555 W. 7th Ave
Vancouver, BC
V6J 1S1
Venue has accessibility for viewers requiring wheelchair support

Past Events

  • TU TE SOUVIENDRAS DE MOI (You Will Remember Me)

    Powerfully unforgettable, François Archambault’s touching story muses on memory, communication, time that passes and the necessity to remember, and sometimes forget. Mar 8 - 12, 2016
  • LAPIN BLANC, LAPIN ROUGE (White Rabbit, Red Rabbit)

    Unpredictable and lasting, Lapin blanc, lapin rouge is a testament to the power of words, able to transcend borders and cultures, with or without a passport. Jan 26 - 30, 2016
  • Rapture, Blister, Burn

    Rapture, Blister, Burn is an intensely witty comedy that takes an unflinching look at gender politics in the wake of 20th-century feminist ideals. Nov 12 - 28, 2015

    A darkly funny fusion-operetta about loneliness & romance at the dog park written by Lucia Frangione. This contemporary musical promises an amusing look at life in the big city. Oct 30 - Nov 8, 2015
  • DEUX ANS DE VOTRE VIE (You are Happy)

    THÉÂTRE LA SEIZIÈME, launches its 2015/16 Season with DEUX ANS DE VOTRE VIE, a dark romantic comedy about finding great love at any price by Quebecois playwright, Rébecca Déraspe. Oct 13 - 24, 2015
  • Midsummer

    Stacked with rough and tumble romantic comedy, this indie musical follows the adventures of Bob and Helena, an unlikely couple, through the streets of Edinburgh. Apr 28 - May 2, 2015
  • Stupeur et tremblements

    In this adaptation of Amelie Nothomb's award-winning best seller, a young Belgian woman having grown up in Japan, comes back to her adopted country. Feb 17 - 21, 2015
  • Speed-The-Plow by David Mamet

    Mitch and Murray Productions present Mamet’s scathing satire of Hollywood. Two producers battle over producing a sure fire hit or a creative risk. Power, sex, money-pure Mamet. Nov 13 - 29, 2014
  • À toi, pour toujours, ta Marie-Lou

    Mixing the present with the past, this Quebecois classic by iconic author Michel Tremblay portrays four faces of a singular family drama. Oct 14 - 25, 2014
  • Après moi

    In a motel, three rooms are in use. In each room, a singular, extraordinary event is about to happened. But when one door opens… will it make any difference to anyone’s destiny? Apr 8 - 12, 2014
  • Des fraises en janvier

    In this hilarious romantic comedy, four singletons are alternately lying and telling the truth about how they feel and who they are, all in the name of love. Feb 18 - Mar 1, 2014
  • Becky Shaw

    Mitch and Murray Productions proudly presents the Vancouver premiere of BECKY SHAW, by Gina Gionfriddo, a darkly hilarious tale of love, sex and ethics among a quartet of men and women in their 30′s. A Pulitzer Prize finalist, BECKY SHAW is a wickedly funny play that asks what we owe the people we love and the strangers who land on our doorstep. Directed by David Mackay, featuring Meghan Gardiner, Moya O’Connell, Aaron Craven, Charlie Gallant and Marilyn Norry. Nov 20 - Dec 7, 2013
  • Moi, dans les ruines rouges du siècle

    Inspired by a true story, Moi, dans les ruines rouges du siècle retraces the incredible journey of a man in search of himself in a crumbling USSR. Nov 12 - 16, 2013
  • Cucci & Cabana

    Cucci & Cabana tells the story of two neighbors in their relentless quest for Beauty. This clown show is highly focused on movement, and performed in French with English Surtitles. May 2 - 11, 2013
  • Écume

    A young biochemist embarks on a mystical journey for the love of a mermaid doing underwater tricks in the community pool. English surtitles on Tursday and Saturday Apr 17 - 20, 2013
  • Statu Quo

    While, for Adèle, the future seems simple, Sarah can’t seem to find her place in it. What could she ever hope to do in a society that is so… so boring? In French only. Apr 6 - 7, 2013
  • Yellow Moon

    Half Bonnie and Clyde, half Romeo and Juliet, Yellow Moon is a poetic journey of initiation into adulthood, self-knowledge and happiness. English surtitles on Thursday and Saturday Jan 23 - 26, 2013
  • RACE by David Mamet

    Mitch and Murray Productions in association with Rooted Theatre Productions presents the Vancouver premiere of David Mamet's controversial new legal drama "Race". Nov 15 - Dec 1, 2012
  • Eternal Hydra

    Identity politics, sex & the myth of genius all figure in this thrilling look at the making of a masterpiece. Starring John Murphy, Cherissa Richards, Laara Sadiq & Andrew Wheeler Nov 1 - 11, 2012
  • Porc-épic

    Prepare yourself for a one of a kind tragicomic birthday party with this play full of surprises. Presented with English surtitles on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Oct 16 - 27, 2012
  • La liste

    Overwhelmed by our too busy lives, do we forget what is essential? That is the question that the author Jennifer Tremblay asks in this universal and yet intimate play. In French. Mar 28 - 31, 2012
  • Traces

    Théâtre la Seizième invites you to determine what’s true from what’s not in Traces by Craig Holzschuh and Anita Rochon, presented in French with English surtitles. Jan 31 - Feb 11, 2012
  • Hotel Bethlehem

    What actually happened at The Inn that fateful, silent night? Find out in this raucous new Christmas Farce by award-winning playwright Drew McCreadie. Dec 7 - 10, 2011
  • Eurydice

    Eurydice is a contemporary flair to the Greek myth of Orpheus. Follow Eurydice's love story from earth to underworld and the chaos of clever characters along the way.... May 25 - Jun 3, 2011
  • L’Enfant-problème / Problem Child

    IN FRENCH WITH ENGLISH SURTITLES. A thought provoking black comedy by George F.Walker, translated by Maryse Warda. Apr 5 - 16, 2011
  • La Peau d’Élisa

    A woman tells delicate, breathtaking and poetic tales of love. Little by little, she reveals what it is that drives her to tell stories and lets us in on her strange secret… Feb 23 - 26, 2011
  • Une Maison Face Au Nord

    by Jean-Rock Gaudreault. A warm and deeply human family story blended with larger societal issues. In French. Oct 20 - 23, 2010
  • Canary

    by Liesl Lafferty. “Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.” ~Marie Curie~ Sep 10 - 18, 2010
  • At the Corner of Virtue and Sexmore

    A Serendipitous Farce by Vancouver's William Maranda Directed by Elizabeth McLaughlin Apr 23 - May 7, 2010
  • Les Médecins

    A Théâtre la Catapulte (Ottawa) and Théâtre français de Toronto coproduction presented by Théâtre la Seizième Apr 14 - 17, 2010
  • Coma Unplugged

    A Théâtre de la Manufacture (Montreal) production presented by Théâtre la Seizième Jan 20 - 23, 2010