The University of Wolverhampton
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 highest level. The 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.

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  • 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 recording technology.
  • 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 performances.