Phoenix Arts Centre, Hastings

Coordinates: 50°52′41″N 0°34′08″E / 50.878°N 0.569°E / 50.878; 0.569

The Phoenix Arts Centre, is a small theatre complex in based in William Parker Sports College in Hastings, East Sussex, United Kingdom. The main hall was originally the school assembly hall and a large fire caused major damage to the hall in 1992. Refurbishment of the hall saw the Phoenix Arts Centre being formed. The main hall is still used for school assemblies and events. Part of the complex around the school grounds are the Phoenix Arts Centre Main Hall, Dance Studio and Little Theatre.

Main Hall

The main hall is used for stage shows, conferences, exhibitions, parties and receptions. The hall has a capacity of 450 seating theatre style, 260 Cabaret Style and 600 people standing. The main hall is also used as the eating area for the adjacent school cafeteria.

Dance Studio

The Phoenix Dance Studio is used for small shows, rehearsals for shows in the main hall and as dressing room space. The studio has a seating capacity of 160 and is used as the school gymnasium.

Little Theatre

The Phoenix Little Theatre is used for lectures and conferences and has a seating capacity of 74.

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