Our Spaces

Our Spaces

The Malthouse Theatre is a multipurpose art complex containing a theatre with flexible staging and seat options, drama studio, dance studio, large foyer for art exhibitions, dining facilities and a number of multifunction spaces.

Programming professional theatre, dance, music and arts, we are also home to the Drama Department of The King’s School, Canterbury and King’s School International College during term time.

To find out more please click on our spaces:


The main auditorium can seat up to 334 with an additional 50 standing spaces on the balcony slips.

With 6 different staging plans including 2 orchestra pits sizes and a studio, the Malthouse is able to offer a flexible space to suit your production.

To view the various layouts please download the floor plan.

Drama Studio

9.5m x 13m with LX bars at 4m.

Harlequin Floor

Black out Shutters

For technical specifications please download our Studio Spec & Floor plan

Dance Studio

9.5m x 12.5m with LX bars at 4m.

Sprung floor with Harlequin top

Black out Shutters

Ballet Bars Duel height on right hand wall

For technical specifications please download our Studio Spec & Floor plan

Multipurpose Space

The College Hall is an ideal space for a small recital, performance or rehearsal.

60 seats

Bechstein baby grand piano

Please note there are no black out shutters in place


On entering the Malthouse you will be welcomed into our stunning foyer offering a bar, box office & cloakroom.

The Foyer is a great backdrop for an exhibition, networking event, celebration and more.


With a professional in-house kitchen, our superb chefs are on hand to design and produce private dining ranging from canapés to bowl food and banquets.  Our dining hall is also open on selected performances offering a pre theatre menu.

The Bar located on the ground floor is open for performances offering a range of refreshments and snacks.

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