College theatre and studios

Sheffield College new media and performing arts building

Drama by Design has been appointed by Sheffield College to work with architects Race Cottam on the design of a new build creative media and performing arts building.

The new £8.8 million, two storey extension at Hillsborough College will have performing arts, media facilities, and general teaching rooms including a theatre (with tension wire grid and flexible seating), three drama studios, two dance studios, a TV studio and sound recording studios. New courses that will be launched include stage management, lighting and sound and backstage and technical roles to fill a growing regional skills need, as Sheffield has the largest theatre complex outside of London.

Drama by Design has assisted with the design of the building and will project manage the works through to completion working with the builder Clugston Construction.