The Buskirk-Chumley Theater is proud to present an Arts Start Up Seminar on Saturday, March 5th.
Have you always wanted to put on a show at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater? Do you dream of starting your own dance company? Could you bring your favorite musician to your favorite stage? Do you know just the movies to build the next Bloomington film festival?
BCT Management, Inc., (BCTM) the private non-profit which manages the Buskirk-Chumley Theater, brings the expertise of its staff and partners to the stage with the Arts Start Up Seminar at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater.
Applying the philosophy and business approach of entrepreneurship and the startup industry, BCTM offers enterprising artists, organizers, and promoters the opportunity to learn the basics of imagining, planning, and executing a successful event.
Turn your arts dreams into a reality!
The Buskirk-Chumley Theater presents an opportunity for a local filmmaker to win a rent-free use of the theater (minimal fees may apply). Filmmakers are invited to submit three-minute films on the subject of their choice and submissions will be screened as part of the annual “A Red Carpet Affair” on Sunday, February 28th.
"A Red Carpet Affair" event is a celebration of film and will include a screening of the Academy Awards ceremony, along with the all-important red carpet coverage, in addition to the film competition. The audience and judges will vote to determine the winning filmmaker, who will receive a rent-free use of the theater during the following summer.
Films, the registration form, and the $5 registration fee must be submitted by 5pm on Monday, February 15th. Judges will view and advance up to 10 submitted films to be screened on the 28th. Click here for eligibility guidelines, more information, and the registration form.
Need some inspiration? Check out Michelle Hartman's winning film from a few years ago:
The Buskirk-Chumley Theater is proud to present three-time Grammy winner and visionary roots-music storyteller Keb’ Mo’ on Thursday, April 21st.
The Buskirk-Chumley Theater is proud to present Grammy-winning Kathy Mattea on Friday, March 18th. We're hoping she sings "Eighteen Wheels and a Dozen Roses!"
The historic Buskirk-Chumley Theater in downtown Bloomington is a versatile location for any style of wedding. Looking for fun? One couple invited friends and family to perform a talent show on the stage during the reception. Seeking elegance? This 1922 theater needs very little decoration to be inviting. Ready to dance? The stage or the orchestra pit can be used as a dance floor. And don't forget about the marquee, which will welcome guests to your wedding event beneath the flashing lights of the historic Indiana sign.
Looking for the perfect gift? Consider a BCT Box Office Gift Certificate! These certificates are valid for event tickets* and merchandise in the box office (t-shirts, gift items, marquee letters, etc.) and make a great gift for friends, families, co-workers - everyone on your list!
Available as e-gift cards, which can be delivered to recipients via email or printed out, these gift certificates are available in various styles for every gifting occasion. There are also traditional paper gift certificates available for purchase at the BCT Box Office.
*not valid for redemption for Cardinal Stage Company production purchases.