This RIBA award winning Performance Academy is the UK’s largest education facility to house music, performing arts and media under one roof. The new building was opened to a new generation of actors, dancers, musicians, technicians and all types of professionals in the cultural industries. Its contents are diverse and span an entire creative spectrum. A 250 seat main house theatre, studio theatre, 200 person music venue, TV studio, radio station, dance studios, acting studios, IT suites, recording studios, music rehearsal studios, production control facilities, editing suits, seminar rooms, lecture theatres, staff rooms, meeting rooms, bar and social meeting and gathering area are all provided for. It is a unique, dynamic and thriving creative hub.
RIBA Award _ 2008