RNCM Theatre

The RNCM Theatre boasts one of the largest black box stages in Manchester with ample wing space, orchestra pit, lighting box area and space for sound desk in addition to the seated capacity.

Along with these features, it also benefits from the newly refurbished backstage area, including access to all the new dressing room spaces, technical equipment and loading area.

RNCM Theatre

Seating capacity

  • 607, with 50 additional seats available if orchestra pit not in use

Possible Room Layouts

  • Theatre style

Stage Dimensions

  • Proscenium Opening – 13.72m
  • Proscenium Height – 6.10m
  • Depth of Stage – 8.53m
  • Depth of Rear Stage – 9.84m


  • 530i Strand control console
  • 350 Channels

Sound and Video

  • Recording, PA and AV facilities are available for any size and type of event. Please contact the Events Manager to discuss your requirements.

Air conditioning

  • Yes

Auxiliary Electrical Supply

  • 125amps, 3 phase

Floor Plans

  • On application

Piano Available

  • Steinway D Concert Grand

For further information or to arrange a viewing please contact our Events Manager Paul Cobban on 0161 907 5289 or email paul.cobban@rncm.ac.uk

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