Performing Arts Facilities
- The Performance Hub
In September 2011, the University of Wolverhampton
opened the Performance Hub - its landmark building
for performing arts at Walsall Campus.
The Performance Hub boasts exceptional teaching and
learning facilities for music, dance, drama and musical
theatre all under one roof, to support student learning at the
The Performance Hub also doubles up as a performance venue, with
shows and independent cinema at the Black Box Theatre, and
rehearsal rooms available for hire. Find out what's on or how to hire The Performance Hub.
Our computer suites are equipped with iMacs
running Protools, Logic and Sibelius software.
There are two recording studios with analogue and digital
recording facilities and computers offering audio hard disk
Students also benefit with five ensemble rooms with full PA and
a full range of ethnic and percussion instruments.
Those studying drama have access to all the latest performing
arts technology, including studios with sprung and semi-sprung
floors, editing suites, individual practice rooms and the Hub's
very own Black Box Theatre.
For critical analysis of drama performances, we have a range of
data projectors, televisions, video recorders, DV cameras and DVD
players as well as both digital and analogue editing suites.
We offer state-of-the-art research facilities, including a new
biomechanics laboratory furnished with the very latest technology
including a force platform, motion analysis system, virtual
daylight and air-conditioning providing dance students with a
physical resource that will match any university in the UK.
Drama and dance students also have access to
Wolverhampton’s Arena Theatre –
a professional touring venue where students can see a range of
contemporary theatre productions as well as staging their own
View our 360 room views of the
Performance Hub Gallery