Royal Northern College of Music Theatre

Royal Northern College of Music

Royal Northern College of Music Theatre

The RNCM Theatre boasts one of the largest black box stages in Manchester with ample wing space, orchestra pit, lighting box area and space for a sound desk in addition to the seated capacity.

Along with these features, it also benefits from the newly refurbished backstage area, including access to all the new dressing room spaces, technical equipment and loading area.

RNCM Theatre

Seating capacity

607, with 50 additional seats available if orchestra pit not in use.

Possible Room Layouts

Theatre style

Stage Dimensions

  • Proscenium Opening – 13.72m
  • Proscenium Height – 6.10m
  • Depth of Stage – 8.53m
  • Depth of Rear Stage – 9.84m


Full house lighting rig and house engineer provided. Please contact the Events Manager for current spec or to discuss your requirements.

Sound and Video

Recording, PA and AV facilities are available for any size and type of event. Please contact the Events Manager to discuss your requirements.

Air conditioning


Floor Plans

Available on application.

Piano Available

Steinway D Concert Grand


For further information or to arrange a viewing please contact our Events Manager, Paul Cobban on 0161 907 5289 or email

Alternate Spaces

Forman Lecture Theatre

RNCM Concert Hall