The thrilling evolution of performing arts is celebrated at the Victorian arts Centre. It is upheld as Australia’s foremost Arts Centre and captivates artists and tourists alike. Its five theatres are spread across a large expanse of land in the suburb of Southbank, Melbourne.If you plan on experiencing the enlightening past and iridescent present of the Victorian Arts Centre, you can choose to stay at Oaks on Collins. Despite the tight competition among Hotels in Melbourne CBD,the hotel offers an experience that is akin to a stay at an apartment in New York. Described as a hotel apartment complex, it is a popular choice for those who wish to tour the area for relatively long periods. This is a call to venture out of the busy streets of Melbourne and into the aesthetic paradise of the Victorian Arts Centre.
The past of the Victorian Arts Centre becomes hauntingly real once you take a Phantom of the Theatre Ghost Tour. On the last Friday of every month,ghostly stories are retold and old productions float out of the realm of memories and into the mind’s eye of visitors. You are assured to havea goose bumpy ride into the past of the Arts Centre.
Excited to know what happens behind the curtains? The Victorian Arts Centre also offers a backstage tour. You will be informed about the technical aspects of performance. The grandeur of the state theatre does not fail to impress, as one imagines the spectacle the state ballet and orchestra creates on its stage. The four other theatres are equally astounding as their structures and seating arrangements cater to a variety of performances.
Spend a lazy Sunday at the Victorian Arts Centre’s Sunday market. Artists sell their artwork while the smell of delicacies wafts through the air. It is the ideal place to unwind after a busy week.The casual atmosphere of the Sunday market and the grand buildings of the Art Centre are remarkable. Yet it’s the performances that lend themselves to the magnificence of the Victorian Arts Centre.
Uditha Dharmawardhane is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Roland Lefevre. He specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe.