When you study Performance with us, you’ll get access to industry-standard facilities in our £55 million New Adelphi building. The facilities are geared towards helping you harness your creativity, with everything from Voice Acting and Screen Acting Studios to our New Adelphi Theatre. Not sure how something works? Don’t worry, our team of experts will ensure you'll get the most out of using our Performance facilities at the University of Salford.

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Our Performance facilities

New Adelphi Theatre

This 350-seat venue provides an opportunity for you to stage shows in front of live audiences. It also regularly hosts professionals shows and performances. 

Studio theatre

This classic black-box performance spaceoffers a more intimate venue than the New Adelphi Theatre. Itfeatures flexible seating and staging, so you canshape the space to meet your creative needs. 

Voice acting studio

From podcasting and video game dialogue to radio drama and foley sound effects, this facility gives you the flexibility to produce a range of audioforyour projects.  

Screen acting studio

Are you passionate about a career on the screen? Youll learn to hone new skills using our two-screen acting studios. featuring fixed and flexible sets.

Screen 1 provides a professional fixed set and three-camera HD facility, so you can practise in front and behind the camera.

Screen 2 operates as a flexible and experimental space, with a mobile three-camera 4K-production unit, so you have the flexibility to capture a range of scenes and scenarios.

A professional studio gallery completes the set up so you can bring the whole performance together.

Take 360 tour of New Adelphi

Take a 360 tour of our £55 million New Adelphi building below - it's the home of Dance on campus.

Read through our Performance facilities FAQs

How accessible are your facilities?

Our rooms, buildings and spaces have been designed to cater for everyone's needs. They have disabled toilets, large lifts, large dressing rooms, and accessible entrance and exits points, so you don't need to worry about getting around.

Visit our partner, disabledGO for more information. 

How do I get to and view your facilities?

Our highest priority is to ensure that we’re following the government guidance to keep you safe on campus. This means that you may not have an opportunity to visit our campus; however, through our virtual tours, you could virtually visit our Peel Park campus. 

When the government guidance changes and you can visit our campus you can travel to our Peel Park campus: 

By rail 

The University of Salford has a dedicated train station, Salford Crescent. Direct services run to and from Manchester Airport, Manchester Piccadilly and Victoria, as well as Blackpool, Bolton, Buxton, Blackburn, Southport, Preston and Lancaster. 

By bus 

Staff and current students can get around campus for free using the 50 bus. The number 50 runs every 10-15 minutes between East Didsbury and MediaCity via our Peel Park campus. You can also get to us by using services 8, 12, 26, 31, 32, X34, 36, 37, 38, 50, X61, 67, or 100.  

By car 

The New Adelphi building is located in the Peel Park Campus just off the Crescent (A6). The closest campus carpark is Irwell Place car park. There are Blue Badge spaces on campus closer to the building. 

Parking is chargeable 7 days a week between the hours of 9am – 6pm. After 6pm, parking is free. Please note: all university car parks us the PayByPhone App, Irwell Place has an optional Pay and Display machine.