Technical Specifications

Hazlitt Theatre

A traditional 350-seat proscenium-arch theatre with a stage of 6.4m (W) x 8m (D) x 4.5m (H).  The Hazlitt Theatre also has an orchestra pit, fly tower, film screen and full lighting and sound facilities.  There are 5 dressing rooms and a large scene dock for storage of scenery.  The Hazlitt also has a dedicated bar area serving coffee, tea, and both alcoholic and soft drinks.

Exchange Studio

A flexible space for 100 – 200 patrons which can be used in an infinite variety of ways.  The room itself measures 15m x 12.6m with a height to the lighting grid of 5.5m. Your performance area can be anywhere in the room with seats (or standing audience) set up end-stage, thrust, in-the-round, cabaret style or in any other setup you like (subject to preserving fire exits).  We have a selection of layouts available for you to consider.  There are full lighting and sound facilities available.

The Exchange Studio can also be used as an exhibition or conference space and can have added up to 4 separate break-out rooms if required.  There is a bar available to users and patrons.

The Fourth Wall

A large rehearsal room which can also be used for small performances or medium-sized meetings!  The Fourth Wall measures 10m x 12.5m with a usable height of 5.5m.  There is easy access to our bar area and the Exchange Studio.

Maidstone Room

Just off the foyer to the Hazlitt Theatre, this welcoming room has a licensed bar as well as serving coffee, sweets and ice cream.  There is a small stage to accommodate cabaret or jazz concerts as well as recitals, poetry readings etc.  It is suitable for meetings, parties and seminars. 

Useful contacts

General Manager    Martin Cleverley   

Technical Manager    Sam Ray