Venue Hire

Smock Alley Theatre is a resource for Dublin, Ireland and the world. The Smock Alley Theatre site comprises Smock Alley Theatre (178 seats), The Boys’ School (75 capacity), and The Banquet Hall (150 capacity). All spaces in Smock Alley Theatre are available for commercial or private hire. Smock Alley Theatre is currently establishing a series of strategic long term partnerships with theatre/dance companies, festivals, and others so that over a significant period of time, the opportunity of ongoing association will ensure audiences grow and link the work of a particular company to the venue, be it the Main Space, the Boys’ School, or the Banquet Hall.

Looking for a Unique Venue for Hire in Dublin? We are a regular venue for Weddings, launch events, seminars, conferences, training days, private functions and all theatre, dance and music events. We have also just opened our Banquet Hall as a gallery space.

Banquet Hall

The Banquet Hall is beautiful and impressive with an ornate plaster work ceiling, plastered walls and stained glass windows from the theatre’s time as a church. There are wooden floors and oak tables and benches. Dimensions are – width 13M, length 25M, height 6.2M. The space is versatile and easy to change – ideal for conferences and launches – events where larger capacity is required. Read More…

Boys’ School

The space is versatile and easy to change – ideal for experimental shows and productions. A high and ancient church wall creates a dramatic backdrop for performance. A spiral ramp which hugs the wall around the theatre, allows for innovative use of the vertical space and interesting vantage points. Read More…

Main Space

The newly constructed main space is built on the foundations of the Smock Alley Theatre of 1662. The walls of our new theatre are the original walls of that famous first Dublin theatre. Newly constructed are the 177 seats, dressing rooms and green room facilities. Spacious and versatile, the Main Space is suitable for lectures and comedy, as well as theatre and musical performance. Read More…

Corporate Hire:

Our venue can cater for events in our Banquet Hall up to a maximum of 150 guests.
When you book a corporate party or event with us, Sarah our dedicated Events Manager will be assigned to you, ensuring your event goes off without a hitch. Our team are on hand from initial enquiry right through to the end of the night. We also have a list of suppliers that we work with to create fantastic experiences for corporate parties and events. We are fully equipped for any corporate event with a full sound system for music playing devices. We also have a projector and screen available. Depending on the group size, we can offer canapés and finger food.
Get in touch with Sarah via email today about booking your upcoming corporate party or event – sarah@smockalley.com


Smock Alley bar is located in the foyer of the building. It is stocked with a variety of Irish-sourced ciders and ales, as well as an assortment of spirits and hand-sourced wines.
We also have a fully stocked mobile bar available in our Banquet Hall, which can be used for events.

Get In Touch

If you are interested in hiring any of these spaces for a show please contact Lucy Ryan at Smock Alley Theatre on lucy@smockalley.com or 01-6779242.

If you are interested in hiring any of our spaces for a private event please contact sarah@smockalley.com or 01-6779242.