Norman Rothstein Theatre

For rental inquiries or artistic programming please contact:
Mary-Louise Albert,
Artistic & Managing Director or call 604.257.5117

The Norman & Annette Rothstein Theatre (NRT) is a fully equipped, 318-seat, proscenium performing arts venue with a deep stage and ample wing space for the presentation of dance, music, theatre, film, literary events and conferences.


  • state-of-the-art complete sound and lighting systems, including a new art lighting console—the ETC Ion
  • a digital audio console with recording capabilities and expanded effects package
  • expanded lighting positions and full-colour back cyclorama
  • full-size movie motorized front projection screen and commercial projectors
  • dance floor, Steinway grand piano, acoustic shell,
  • wireless mics and web broadcast ability
  • loading bay lift, large dressing rooms, including stage level dressing rooms
  • professional staff to help with your event planning needs
    and much more

Centrally located in the heart of the JCC, the facility is wheelchair accessible and air-conditioned, has onsite parking, free street parking and easy public transportation and is only two blocks from the Oakridge Skytrain Station (at Cambie & West 41st Ave).

The NRT is also home to the international performing arts festival Chutzpah!