Vanemuise 6, Tartu

This modernist style theatre building was completed in 1967. The building includes a theatre auditorium, administrative wing renovated in 2004, rehearsal auditoriums, cloakrooms, workshops, sound and lighting equipment facilities and a café.

Theatre auditorium

Total number of seats 700 (parterre 407/balcony 283).


Stage area 266m²
Stage behind portal 14 x 14m
Apron size 7 x 10m
Orchestra panels 42m²
Revolving stage radius 7m, area 54m²
Stage hoists 6 units, 3 x 3m, height 2m
Stage platforms 2 x 1m, heights 0,17m; 0,35m, 0,50m; 1,50m; 2,0m; 2,25m
Loading doors 1,70 x 3,3m and 20 x 2,6m.

Lighting equipment

Modern lighting equipment park with all lighting options and effects, completely renewed in 2004. WholeHog III console 2048 channels.

Sound equipment

Modern sound equipment park, completely renewed in 2004, allowing organisation of very different events and satisfaction of the wishes and needs of even the most demanding client.

Cloakrooms and rehearsal auditoriums

22 cloakrooms of various sizes. 5 rehearsal auditoriums of different sizes, including 2 rehearsal auditoriums with a special dance floor, mirrors and bars.


Vanemuine Theatre
Grand Building
Vanemuise 6
51003 Tartu, Estonia

Parking information
In front of Vanemuine box-office; Vanemuine street; Vanemuine 15 parking lot (in front of the Tartu University Library); parking lot of the Tartu county court (only for visitors of the performances from 18.00 – 01.00).