About this room

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

Starting prices

Hire Fee


9:00 - 18:00

from £198 Per hour


9:00 - 22:00

from £240 Per hour

*All guide prices are inclusive of VAT

Note on pricing

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In-house catering

Allows external catering

Approved caterers only

BYO alcohol allowed

Can provide alcohol

Kitchen facilities available

Can provide halal

Can provide kosher

Complimentary water

Extensive vegan menu

Extensive gluten-free menu

Complimentary tea and coffee

Buyout fee for external catering


Alcohol licence until 23:00

Room features

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi

Projector Projector

Flipchart Flipchart

Audiovisual (AV) equipment Audiovisual (AV) equipment

Air conditioning Air conditioning

Natural light Natural light

Flatscreen TV


Conference call facilities

Disabled access Disabled access

Storage space

Accommodation available

Parking available

Keyboard and amp

Front of house staff included

Technician included

Standing microphones

Theatrical lighting

Venue welcomes

Own music equipment /DJ

VIP events

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.

About Soho Theatre

If you’re looking for a unique venue, bang in the heart of central London, Soho Theatre is the perfect place for your event.

We have three performance spaces available for showcases, filming, conferences, press launches, lectures or company meetings – just metres from Oxford Street and Shaftesbury Avenue. Soho Upstairs is a black box studio, Soho Theatre our main auditorium with raked audience seating, and Soho Downstairs is our versatile cabaret bar.
Our two Meeting Rooms can accommodate 8 – 20 attendees, and are perfect for castings, board meetings and small workshops.

Availability for hires is worked around our busy programme of shows, meaning we don’t offer hires after 6pm or before 9am (10am on Sundays). Hires of the performance spaces are available any day of the week – programming dependent. As the building is generally closed on Sundays, the meeting rooms are not available on Sundays, unless booked in conjunction with a venue.

All our venues and meeting rooms have free Wi-Fi and are accessible via a lift or staircase.

Soho Theatre Bar is an airy, lively space for a welcome drink or an event reception, as well as a whole host of catering options sources from our local and national partners.

Unfortunately, dressing room facilities, Box Office services, and promotional services are not available to hires clients. We don’t offer hires for shows, so if you’d like to bring a show to Soho Theatre please check out our Submissions page and tell our artistic team about your work.

Other rooms and event packages at this venue

from £264
hire fee / per hour
Soho Theatre
Seating capacity 150
from £240
hire fee / per hour
Downstairs Cabaret
Seating capacity 135
Standing capacity 135
from £66
hire fee / per hour
Seminar Room
Seating capacity 20
from £18
hire fee / per hour
Terrace Bar
Seating capacity 8

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