The £3m refurbished theatre and venue space
With a new technical gantry level, an upgrade of the AV/ sound/ stage lighting systems, improved flexible staging and retractable seating, the recently refurbished Rogers Theatre seats up to 273 people.
The £3m Rogers Theatre project involved complete refurbishment of the main auditorium including the introduction of a new technical gantry level, an upgrade of the AV/ sound/ stage lighting systems, new flexible staging and retractable seating. The capacity of the space was increased to 273, the balcony front was curved into an attractive sweep and the sightlines and acoustics significantly improved.
In addition, a new studio theatre - the Lyall Foyer - was constructed to the side of the existing building. With retractable walls this is a flexible space that accommodates up to 200 can serve as a drama studio, performance venue, main foyer, and conference/meeting room with AV facilities. Catering options also available. The Lyall Foyer is also a licensed civil ceremony wedding venue.