The £3m Rogers Theatre project involved complete refurbishment of the main auditorium including the introduction of a new technical gantry level, an upgrade of the AV/ sound/ stage lighting systems, new flexible staging and retractable seating. The capacity of the space was increased to 300, the balcony front was curved into an attractive sweep and the sightlines and acoustics significantly improved. In addition, a new Studio Theatre was constructed to the side of the existing building. With retractable walls this is a flexible space that can serve as a drama studio, performance venue, main foyer, meeting room and café for the students and patrons. The project was completed in September 2018.