Spaces and rentals

Public transport connections to Viirus are excellent. Tram number 9 stops right outside Viirus and trams 7 and 8 approx. 300 meters from the main entrance. Ruoholahti metro station is a 5-minute walk away.

Viirus rents out its spaces both short and long term for various purposes, e.g., rehearsals, workshops, seminars, concerts, film shootings, exhibitions, and discussions.

Please contact Mirkka Maikola for further information (+358 505 437 841, mirkka.maikola@viirus.fi).

Main Hall (full or half)

The Main Hall is suitable for theatre, dance, circus, concerts, and other events. 

Technical information / full hall (100 %): 350 sqm black box, width 15.7m, length 19.8m, rigging height 5.2.

Max 120 seats (podium stands). It is possible to drive a van (height max 2.7 m) next to the backstage area. Light and sound equipment rental in accordance with agreement (for example standard stage headlights, moving and static LED headlights and audio system). There is a licence to serve alcohol in the Main Hall.

Technical information / divided space (50%): 125 sqm, width 10m, length 10m, rigging height 5.2.

The Main Hall is divided into two smaller stages with a molton fabric. Rehearsal and performance times are planned according to each group’s needs. There is no sound isolation between the two stages.

Max 60 seats (podium stands). It is possible to drive a van (height max 2.7 m) next to the backstage area. Light and sound equipment rental in accordance with agreement (for example standard stage headlights, moving and static LED headlights and audio system). There is a licence to serve alcohol in the Main Hall.

Studio 1

Studio 1 is suitable for smaller-scale and more intimate performances, demos and laboratory activities. The space does not suit for performances or activities requiring considerably floor space. 

Technical information: 58 sqm, width 5.8m, length 10m, rig height 2.9m. Standard stage headlamps, standard sound system (left-right), in the ceiling there is an approximately 1x1m grid, rigging load 100kg / m2.

Audience capacity max 30. The studio has also cupboards that can be locked.

The Gallery

The Gallery has large windows towards Välimerenkatu and is especially suitable for intimate concerts,
seminars, clubs, performance events, and other technically non-demanding events. 

Technical information: 115 sqm. Technical equipment is available by agreement. Modifiable furniture but no raised theatre seating. The audience capacity is max. 40-50 depending on current layout. The Gallery has a bar for ordering beverages and snacks.

The Amphi

At the Amphi Theatre the only limits are the sky and the Finnish weather. 

Technical information: outdoor venue, semi-circular. Scene size 16 sqm, the stand is 100 m2, capacity max 150.

No fixed technical equipment. Electricity available (3x32A). Power outlet 1×16 Ampere. 3×32 ampere three phase current available by request.