Situated on the main campus of Cumbria Institute of the Arts, this 216 seat theatre was completely refurbished in 2000. The Arts Unit has promoted a programme of professional touring drama, music, dance and comedy at the theatre since 1991.
Touring theatre companies visiting on a regular basis include Hull Truck, Compass, Trestle, Theatre sans Frontieres and Quondam, whilst recent concerts have featured Eddi Reader and Tom Paxton. Comedy highlights have included Eddie Izzard, Ardal O'Hanlon, Al Murray, John Hegley and Neil Innes.
The theatre is available to hire for a wide range events, including amateur and professional performances and conferences. For information on prices and availability contact Karen Bassett at Cumbria College of Art & Design.
There is also a studio theatre with a capaity of 50-90 persons.
Cumbria Institute of the Arts
Members of Mandy who have worked for Stanwix Arts Theatre