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About Us


The Buskirk-Chumley Theater is owned by the City of Bloomington and operated by BCT Management, Inc., a private non-profit organization.  The mission of BCT Management, Inc. is to develop the Buskirk-Chumley Theater as a high quality and widely accessible community resource and performance venue, operated in a fiscally responsible manner.  Support from the City of Bloomington, Indiana University, the Indiana Arts Commission, our many corporate sponsors and community donors  helps maintain this historic community resource and bring a wide diversity of programming to the stage each year.

BCT Box Office

BCT Box Office
114 E. Kirkwood Ave.

11am-6pm Monday-Friday
noon-5pm Saturday-Sunday
and at least half an hour into any performance at the BCT

The BCT Movie Partner Program encourages the promotion of film events at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater on Sunday afternoons and evenings. For only the cost of labor and projection equipment ($350 in most cases), this program enables anyone with an interest in film to turn Sunday into movie day at the theater without the usual rental fee. Options include organizing a fundraising event, sharing a documentary about an important issue, hosting a film festival, or developing a creative arts event with a focus on film.


Other issues to consider before scheduling:

*Your contract cannot be confirmed more than 60 days in advance, although you are welcome to express interest in a date at any time so it can be noted on our booking calendar.

*You will not be able to access the building before 1pm.

*Film must be the primary aspect of your event, with at least 70% of the event focused on the screening.

If you want to get started with your own movie night at the BCT, call Danielle McClelland at (812) 323-3022 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..



The Movie Partner Program is sponsored by the City of Bloomington's Bloomington Arts Commission


11.29.2015 | 11:15 AM
The Open Door

11.29.2015 | 04:00 PM
Christmas Classics Double Feature

11.29.2015 | 07:00 PM
Miracle on 34th Street

12.03.2015 | 05:30 PM
IU Media School Speaker Series: Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson

12.05.2015 | 08:00 PM
Another Round's 20th Annual Winter Concert

12.06.2015 | 11:15 AM
The Open Door

12.06.2015 | 02:15 PM
International Children's Film Festival

12.13.2015 | 11:15 AM
The Open Door

12.18.2015 - 01.02.2016
Mary Poppins

12.20.2015 | 11:15 AM
The Open Door

12.27.2015 | 11:15 AM
The Open Door

01.18.2016 | 07:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration