Press & Media; Portsmouth locations; 15th July 2019

Perform on set of Portsmouth’s oldest theatre

Location: Portsmouth

Established in 1854, New Theatre Royal is a historic Portsmouth gem that stands the test of time.

The Victorian auditorium has a classical stage performance setting that borders our White Swan Building and facilities. It also offers a range of shows and performances, throughout the year, from external companies and our Drama and Musical Theatre students.

Thanks to the University's strong relationship with New Theatre Royal, students can get first-hand experience of working in a professional theatre environment.

Equipment and amenities

  • Fly tower
  • 15-piece orchestral pit for main stage
  • Technical workshop with dressing and green rooms
  • Improved backstage facilities

Related facilities

White Swan Building

Our drama and theatre hub was developed with Portsmouth’s esteemed New Theatre Royal, with all you need for stage and performance productions: from rehearsal to final act.

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Drama Equipment Loan Store

Discover our range of specialist equipment to hire for drama and musical theatre rehearsals and performances.

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Motion Capture Studio

Learn how to use the same professional motion capture equipment used in the VR, game design, and film industries.

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Where to find us

New Theatre Royal 
20-24 Guildhall Walk