The Samuel Beckett Theatre is a large well-equipped black box performance space with retractable raked seating and loose seating to allow for flexible staging. It has a maximum audience capacity of 205. It has a total floor area of 24 metres x 13 metres, including a stage area of 13 metres x 13 metres when used in an end-on configuration. It has excellent state-of-the-art lighting and sound facilities and professional technical and administrative support. There is a foyer with a staffed box office and facilities to serve refreshments and wine. The theatre is disabled-accessible for audience members. Outside term time, the theatre is hired out on a fixed fee basis to touring theatre and dance companies. Hires are inclusive of front-of-house and box office staffing, the use of changing rooms with showers and toilets and the support of technical staff to assist with get-in.
The theatre is situated in the central landmark campus of Trinity, close to all Dublin city centre bus, rail, DART and Luas stops.
Seating & Stage plans
Hi-Bandwidth (Large original plans 1:25 scale)
Studio / Rehearsal Spaces
In addition to the main auditorium, the School of Creative Arts has a bright, attractive Dance Studio rehearsal space on the top floor of the Samuel Beckett Centre. It measures 11 metres x 11 metres and has a maple floor and mirror wall. This and two smaller rehearsal spaces (191 & 192 Pearse Street) can be hired by outside theatre and dance companies outside of academic term time.
Booking Request Form
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