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A new studio theatre to hire in London

Our state-of-the-art facilities in Battersea, London, are available to hire for your next event. The Aud Jebsen studio theatre is located in the centre of the building and it's surrounded by nine studios, which have the flexibility to be used for pre and post-show event reception areas, or as changing spaces. Our building is fully accessible and also features high-quality AV, WiFi, air conditioning, and spaces with natural light.

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Tiered Seating

Our theatre seats are designed with comfort and experience in mind and are made with the best materials, guaranteeing you'll feel right at home while enjoying your time at the theatre. With a capacity of 193, our tiered seating ensures a perfect view from every angle.

Main Stage

Step into the spotlight on our Main Stage. Featuring a spacious stage area of 163m2 (12m wide x 9m deep), there's plenty of room for all kinds of performances and events. Our Sprung Harlequin dance floor is unmatched in quality and performance, making it ideal for dancing. In addition, with step-free access and wheelchair accessibility, everyone can join in.

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Colored Theatre Lights

Tech and props

Our lighting rig, sound system, and projection capabilities allow you to create the atmosphere you want, and offer your audience an immersive experience they won't forget. We also provide a technician and a security officer to guarantee your safety and peace of mind. Other facilities are also available such as a baby grand piano, a lectern and furniture. And with Wi-Fi access available, you can share your experience in real-time. 

Download our Technical Specification

Studios and additional areas

The RAD facilities include our main reception, changing rooms as well as green rooms, and seven professional dance studios - all equipped with a sprung Harlequin dance floor, barres, mirror walls, sound system with lapel mics, upright piano and a Clevertouch screen with inbuilt camera, microphone and PC - which can be used to warm up for  the main event in the theatre, as well as hired on their own for auditions,  rehearsals and classes.

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Hire Fees

We understand that every production has unique needs and budget constraints. That's why we offer competitive hire rates and custom pricing options for our theatre spaces, ranging from hourly to full/half day rentals. We're proud to offer special rates to RAD members, charities and the local community in Wandsworth, as well as significant discounts on last-minute bookings. Contact us to discuss your requirements and we'll be happy to help. 

More than just a theatre

The Aud Jebsen Studio Theatre is not just a venue for dance productions, but also a space for all kinds of activities. Our location is perfect for corporate events such as ceremonies, workshops, seated dinners and much more. Our versatile space allows us to create the perfect setting for any occasion. Contact us today and let our experienced event team take your experience to the next level.

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Last minute discounts for rehearsals

We are pleased to offer significant discounts on last-minute bookings for rehearsals in the Aud Jebsen Studio Theatre.

Contact

Interested in hosting your next event at the RAD? Fill out this form and our Events team will be in touch to answer your questions, discuss your needs, or book a tour. After completing the form, you will be able to download our brochure.

We are conveniently located in SW11, a short walk from Clapham Junction station - which has quick links into London Waterloo and London Victoria - and from Plantation Wharf Pier on the river Thames.

Royal Academy of Dance

188 York Road

London SW11 3JZ

Thank you for your enquiry. We'll be in touch with you as soon as possible. If you need to contact us again, you can reach us via events@rad.org.uk - Click here to download our brochure.

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