Technical Information



The Theatre Royal Dumfries has retained its character throughout the last sixty years, providing a wonderful space for touring shows in the south-west of Scotland.  If you are interested in touring a show to our theatre and would like to know the technical specifications of the building, they are as follows:

Theatre Royal, 66-68 Shakespeare Street, Dumfries, DG1 2JH
Telephone - 01387 254209
Technical Manager - Sandy Sweetman - 07793 631109

  • Capacity 190 - (Main Auditorium - 132 & Balcony - 58) All Seated.
  • Load In - One step up from pavement level from Queen Street.
  • Parking - Street parking for unloading - Large free carpark within 50 yds
  • PA & LX - In House - Please see full download for specs & inventory
  • Grid Height - 5m Approx from Stage
  • LX Bar Height - 4.5m from Stage
  • Performance Area - 7.5m x 6m
  • Stage - Prosecenium Arch Stage - NOT RAKED
  • Stage Height - 1.63m
  • Main Front Tabs - Manually Op’d from Stage Right


For a diagram of the theatre's layout and the full specifications and inventory, please download our Tech Guide.  If you are interested in bringing a show to our studio rather than our main stage, please send an email to