Performance for Stage and Screen at Sheffield Hallam University is taught in our specially designed creative spaces in the city centre, close to Sheffield Theatres and the O2 Academy, and a short walk from the train station. 


Our facilities include newly designed theatre spaces (The Performance Lab and The Performance Studio) and our specialist video/audio editing factilities and recording studios located in Aspect Court on the City Campus. 






Performance Lab

The Performance Lab is located on Arundel Gate in the city centre. It is our primary performance space and it is kitted out with a high tech lighting rig, featuring computer controlled lights, and a high-quality sound system. This versatile space can be turned into a black box theatre with raked seating or can operate as a large bright studio.

Performance Studio

The Performance Studio is our second practical teaching space. It features high tech sound and lighting facilities as well as a digital teaching space for lectures and workshops. The studio is well suited to theatre in the round. 

Aspect Court

Aspect Court on the City Campus is our specially designated teaching and learning area for Performance for Stage and Screen. In addition to three spaces which are used for everything from lectures to rehearsals, we also have three high tech recording studios and a video editing facilities. 

Video Editing Suites

As well as top-of-the-range audio facilities, we also have a wide range of Apple Macs installed with industry standard video-editing software. Students use these for DIY film-making and other modules that feature performance for screen. 

Recording Studios

Students in the department of Stage and Screen at Sheffield Hallam University have access to three high tech recording studios which feature soundproof booths, Apple Macs with Logic Pro X and, excellent recording equipment. Students use these facilities for a range of practical modules including Broadcast Voices.

Green Room

Students of Performance for Stage and Screen at Sheffield Hallam University have exclusive access to the recently opened SHU Performance Student Lounge - the Green Room - replete with desk space, communal areas, lockers, kitchen, and shower facilitires.


Sheffield Hallam University offers BA (hons), BA top-up (one year), MA and PhD opportunities in Acting & Performance. 


Each year staff and students take part in exciting performance led research projects and professional theatre productions. 


Find out more about our final year students and learn about the course from our recent graduates. 

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