About this space
Our studio theatre space is a black box space ideal for readings, workshops and small showcases.
Seating is on three sides, and can accommodate up to 92 audience members including a fixed seating bank on a raked steel deck. There is a flat floor stage approximately 6 x 3 metres (can vary dependent on layout and set), the total room size is 11 x 9 metres.
Please note as this venue is our studio space there is a fairly low ceiling; clearance is 2.3m and has very limited backstage space.
There is lift access to the venue, which includes the stage. Please let us know if you have any additional access requirements. There are gender neutral and accessible toilets on the same floor.
Use of the Upstairs’ lighting and sound rig is included in your booking, along with a dedicated venue Technician, Venue Manager and Ushers.
Availability is dependent on the Soho programme of shows, matinees and workshops, general hours are:
Monday to Friday: 9am – 6pm
Saturday: Midday – 6pm
Sunday: 10am – 10pm
Dressing room facilities are not included with hire; as an alternative dressing room / break out space, the Seminar Room on the same floor can be booked for a £50 + VAT day rate when a performance space is booked.
up to 92
Allows external catering
Approved caterers only
BYO alcohol allowed
Can provide alcohol
Kitchen facilities available
Can provide halal
Can provide kosher
Extensive vegan menu
Extensive gluten-free menu
Complimentary tea and coffee
Buyout fee for external catering
Alcohol licence until 23:00
Own music equipment /DJ
Enhanced security events
Rules of the space
Hires availabiltiy is dependant on the curated programme of Soho Theatre shows.
If you are an artist or producer and would like to bring a show to Soho please do not contact us through TagVenue.
Box Office services and promotional services are not available to hires clients, you will be responsible for managing your own guest list.
Hires clients are not permitted to use the Soho Theatre logo or branding.
We are in the congestion charge zone. Parking restrictions apply on Dean Street, if you require a parking bay there is a minimum 10 days' notice period to request a bay suspension via Westminster Council.
Hires are daytime*, private and industry events. Not for shows or events where tickets will be sold to the general public.
*the only evening availability we have is for Sundays, which is outside of the company's core business hours.