Curve Theatre

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60 Rutland Street, Leicester, LE1 1SB T: 0116 242 3595

Curve Theatre in Leicester

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Curve is a theatre in Leicester, England, based in the Cultural quarter in Leicester City Centre. Before being named Curve, it was referred to as Leicester Performing Arts Centre.[1] It is adjacent to the Leicester Athena conference and banqueting centre.

Leicester's state of the art theatre, designed by world renowned architect Rafael Viñoly is based in the heart of what the City Council calls the new "Cultural Quarter" on Rutland Street. Curve features two auditorium, one with 800 fixed seats while a 400 seat auditorium provides a versatile smaller space with its own power flying system. When the 32 tonne steel walls separating the stage and the foyer are lifted, the stage is visible from street level. The glass façade encloses an open plan foyer with views onto the café, bars, backstage area, and across the stage.