THEATRE TWYFORD is currently under construction – enquiries taken for hires from 2022/2023

As fitout is not yet complete, please check details closer to opening.

Theatre Features

  • Seats up to 199 in fixed raked upholstered seating
    Check current capacity under COVID-19 restrictions
  • Proscenium arch stage 9m wide x 5 m high x max 7.8m deep
  • Airconditioning and heating
  • Controllable house lighting
  • Flexible wheelchair accessible + carer seating Row J
  • Auditorium Row J accessible by wheelchair via Market St entrance foyer and lift
  • Toilets (including unisex accessible toilet) located on ground floor

Stage Features

  • Proscenium arch stage
    • Dimensions 9.0m wide x max 7.8m deep x 5.0m high
    • Setting line at rear of proscenium arch
    • Stage depth from setting line 6.6m
    • Clearance height from stage level to overhead lighting bar: 5.0m
      Note – Upstage border height limited to 4.5m due to ducting
    • Height of stage from floor in front of Row A: 0.78m
  • Sprung wooden floor (with sacrificial layer to be installed)
  • Lighting bars:
    • overstage lighting bars accessible via scatwalk/EWP – operation certification and induction required
    • 2 FOH bars accessible from bridges
    • rear lighting bar above Control Room
    • follow spot lighting positions accessible via windows adjacent to Control Room
  • Built in Lighting: Full specification provided on request
  • Built in Sound: Full specification provided on request
  • Built in AV: Fixed Projector and screen
  • Additional Lighting and Sound – please discuss your requirements with our Technical Manager
  • Rigging:  Full plan provided on request

Control Features

  • Stage Manager Desk PS
  • Control Room at rear of auditorium
  • Motorised winches

Loading Dock

  • Access on Beach Street (to be completed)
  • Load in floor level: stage level, ie above ground level 0.835m
  • Dual high speed insulated airtight shutters

Dressing Rooms

  • Lower Dressing Room seats 6 and is wheelchair accessible from Stage Door
  • Upper Dressing Room seats 10 and is accessible via Stage Door and northern stairwell
  • Each Dressing Room has benches and chairs, shelving, mirrors with lighting and a handbasin, airconditioning, comms link from Stage Manager position, in addition to its own bathroom (shower/toilet/basin). Lower Dressing Room has wheelchair accessible bathroom.
  • (Upper Dressing Room will also have a washer/dryer, drying rack and iron/ironing board when theatre completed)