Our Theatres

We have a Main Auditorium with 530 seats, a smaller Studio theatre with 110 seats, along with a meeting room and various other spaces that are available for hire during the day and in the evening. 

As an organisation supported by public funding by Arts Council England and University of Derby, it is important that everything we do is consisent with our values as an inclusive and artistically led organisation with Learning at its heart.  We therefore consider all requests to hire our spaces, but reserve the right to refuse any that may not be consistent with our values and ethos.

Main Auditorium

Our Main Auditorium seats 530. We can supply professional technical support to assist you with staging your event and ensure it runs smoothly.  We are also able to sell tickets for your performances on your behalf.

For a 360 degree tour click here.

Studio Theatre

For those looking for a smaller auditorium, we have a Studio Theatre which provides a flexible theatre space from cabaret style tables to raked seating with a capacity for an audience up to 110 people.

For a 360 degree tour click here.

Meeting Rooms & Other Spaces

The Theatre foyer is a large space suitable for private functions and networking events, while the Alan Bates Room is ideal for a more select meeting of up to a dozen people. The Bar and The Cafe also make for social spaces where people can enjoy a range of drinks and snacks.

For more information about hiring with the Main Auditorium, The Studio or other spaces, please contact hires@derbytheatre.co.uk