Soho Upstairs

Soho Upstairs

Available for hire 9am till 6pm, any day of the week.

Soho Upstairs, our studio theatre space, is a black box space with flip-top chair seating. The seating can be arranged to suit your event, though steeldeck rostra is fixed. The space is ideal for readings, workshops and small showcases.

  • Capacity: usually laid out to 84, the space is licensed to 100
  • Room size: 11 × 9 metres
  • Stage size: varies with layout and set, usually 6 × 3 metres
  • Price: Monday- Saturday £165 per hour, + VAT (minimum 3 hours); Sunday £200 per hour, + VAT (minimum 3 hours)
  • A Technician, Duty Manager and Front of House staff are included with your booking
  • Lift access and level access to stage
  • Please note there is very little backstage space in this venue, and no dressing room. Please discuss your requirements when booking to find out about alternatives
  • The venue has a fairly low ceiling; clearance is 2.3m

Additional equipment or services:

  • Yamaha keyboard and amp available (full-size, weighted keys, sustain pedal)
  • Screen and projector available, for a charge of £100 + VAT
  • Extra costs apply for filming for broadcast (including any online usage) as our staff are entitled to higher wages (£10 per hour)
  • Standing mics can be provided free of charge; lapel mics will be recharged (£40 approx)
  • A range of catering services are available from our bar.

This space is usually clear and neutral for daytime use. Occasionally, there will be a larger set in place that cannot be moved for daytime use. If this is the case, we aim to send the client plans and photos as soon as they are available.

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.

Box Office services and promotional services are not available to hires clients. Hires clients are not permitted to use the Soho Theatre logo.

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