Northern_Alberta_Jubilee_Auditorium

Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

The Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium is a four million cubic foot (113,000 ) performing arts, culture and community facility located in Edmonton, Alberta.

General Information & History

The auditorium was built in 1955, on a 13 acre site adjacent to the University of Alberta to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Alberta. It is owned and operated by the Government of Alberta.

The Jubilee is home to the Edmonton Opera and the Alberta Ballet. For many years it has hosted Broadway shows, stand-up comedians, theatre productions, bands, orchestras, dance festivals and awards ceremonies.

The main theatre hosts 2,538 people on three levels, or 2,416 if the Orchestra Pit is in use. There is also a banquet room, meeting room, rehearsal hall and luxury suite avaiable to rent, along with being able to hold trade shows and meetings in the theatre proper and its lobbies.

The rock band Kiss's first tour started on February 5, 1974 at the Jubilee.

In 2005 as part of the celebrations for the Alberta Centennial, the auditorium underwent extensive renovations totalling a cost of $91 million.

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