Trafalgar Studio spaces

Trafalgar Studios 1 and 2 are available for hire from Monday to Friday 10am-5pm (earlier starts can be facilitated, and availability will be subject to matinee performances and the current programme) and throughout the day and evening on Sundays.

Space Capacity standing Capacity seated Natural daylight? Steps
Auditorium Studio 1 - 380

3 Boxes with 4 seats each (capacity subject to change due to changing configuration)

No -
Auditorium Studio 2 - 98 No -
Foyer Bar 30 - Yes 1
Stalls Bar 60 30 No 26 (+2 internal steps)
Trafalgar Studios
Auditorium Studio 1 – details and photos
Auditorium Studio 2 - details and photos
Foyer Bar – details and photos
Stalls Bar – details and photos
Technical
Services and accredited suppliers
> About the Trafalgar Studios

Auditorium Studio 1

Newly refurbished, the clean design of Studio 1 is strikingly modern and makes for a professional and impressive space for an event. The raked seating affords an excellent view from all points, whilst the amphitheatre design and excellent acoustics lends the space to presentations and lectures. The flexibility of the stage, which can be built up, or can remain at floor-level, makes it ideal for showcase hires. Please note that the stage and auditorium configuration is dependent upon the resident production and that neither auditorium has a safety curtain.

   

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Auditorium Studio 2

Sponsored by Covent Garden’s legendary Christina Smith and the most intimate space in our portfolio, Studio 2 is ideal for play-readings, workshops and smaller showcases. The modern, clean design consists of striking red bench seats which surround the floor-level stage on three sides. The black box design makes it incredibly flexible in accommodating a range of smaller hires. Please note that the set and seating arrangement is dependent upon the resident production, and that neither auditorium has a safety curtain.

 

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Foyer Bar

Sympathetic to the building’s original design, the foyer bar is decorated in the Art Deco style. Spacious and airy, it makes for a grand entrance to the theatre; with an adjoining cloakroom it is also ideal for standing receptions.  Please note that the Box Office shares this space, and so a cordoned area must be accessible to the public during the week, it can however be hired exclusively on Sundays.

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Stalls Bar

Recently refurbished in the Miami Deco style, a contemporary interpretation of Art Deco, this modern, clean, spacious bar makes for a professional and impressive destination for entertaining, as part of a studio hire, or as a private space for formal meetings. The bar itself is decorated with colour LED lighting panels, which can be designed bespoke to suit your event. There is access to both Studio spaces, toilets, and lift access for wheel-chair users. Stunning black and white photos from the Getty collection decorate the bar and adjoining corridor spaces and make a real talking point for any event.

 

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Technical

Projector Yes
Screen Yes (one for each studio space)
Lighting Lighting for both studios to be hired from producers, at cost
Sound Sound for both studios to be hired from producers, at cost
Microphones Can be hired externally, or hirer can bring their own- compatibility checks must be made with the resident  production’s sound desk.
Dance floor Can be hired externally
Other Accessible studios and bar, via lift

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Other services and accredited suppliers

Caterers Scott Harris/ Mackintosh
External technical hire Dependent upon resident producers

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