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


Monday – Saturday

£180 per hour + VAT

£1350 per day + VAT (eight hours)

Minimum booking of three hours


£220 per hour + VAT

£1550 per day (eight hours)

Minimum booking of four hours


Do you require a dressing room or break out space? Take a look at our Meeting Rooms which can be hired for a concessionary day rate when booked in conjunction with a venue.


For more information or to discuss a potential event drop us a line on hires@sohotheatre.com

‘All staff were exceptionally helpful and couldn’t have done more for us – they were excellent.’
Goldsmiths University

Additional equipment or services (some costs may apply):

  • Yamaha keyboard and amp available (full-size, weighted keys, sustain pedal)
  • Screen and projector can be made available
  • Standing mics can be provided free of charge; lapel mics will be recharged
  • 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 at an additional cost.

Unfortunately we cannot offer Box Office and promotional services.

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