The Backstage Centre
Located in the High House Production Park, Purfleet and purpose-built in 2013 to accommodate major productions, live events, rehearsals, conferences and workshops, The Backstage Centre was designed in consultation with industry experts from some of the world’s best theatre live production venues.
Spaces for hire at The Backstage Centre
The sound stage
Film and photo
This is a large, versatile space suitable for theatre, film, TV, music videos, commercials, live music, rehearsals, conferences, meetings, training, circus, performer flying, events, dance, product launches, product testing, demonstrations, mass movement, art, performance art, concerts and much more. Please get in contact to talk through your specific requirements.
The recording studio
This is a state-of-the-art, acoustically excellent recording studio with a sound-proof window through to the band rehearsal room. The studio offers 48 Channels simultaneous recording through to Pro Tools 11 HD running on a 12 core Mac. There is a selection of outboard and onboard plugins. A digital hear-back system gives musicians more control of their monitoring.
The dance studio
The dance studio has an inspirational view out to the Queen Elizabeth II Bridge. It features a sprung floor, mirrors along one wall, ballet barre, blackout curtains, pipe grid, three phase power, wool serge to create black box and a proscenium arch.
The green room
The green room features convenient catering facilities and three comfortable areas suitable for meetings, presentations and formal or informal events. Other uses could include exhibitions, art shows and receptions.
Medium meeting room
Flexible meeting room with natural light and blackout facility suitable as a breakout space, board room, presentation room, group training space or as an office.