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 (200 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, Gala Dinners, 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.
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…
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…
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 178 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…
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 [email protected] or 01-6779242.
If you are interested in hiring any of our spaces for a private event please contact [email protected] or 01-6779242.