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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 1 p.m.

*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


02.13.2016 | 07:30 PM
Poetic License

02.14.2016 | 11:15 AM
The Open Door

02.14.2016 | 05:00 PM
Love Songs for a Lasting World

02.16.2016 | 07:00 PM
State of the City Address

02.17.2016 | 08:00 PM
Bonnie " Prince" Billy

02.20.2016 | 07:30 PM
Mozart Requiem

02.21.2016 | 11:15 AM
The Open Door

02.21.2016 | 02:15 PM
Oscar Short Film Festival - Animated Shorts

02.21.2016 | 04:00 PM
Oscar Short Film Festival - Live Action Shorts

02.24.2016 | 08:00 PM
IU Latin Jazz Concert

02.28.2016 | 11:15 AM
The Open Door

02.28.2016 | 06:30 PM
A Red Carpet Affair

03.05.2016 | 10:00 AM
Arts Start Up Seminar

03.06.2016 | 11:15 AM
The Open Door

03.06.2016 | 07:00 PM
12th Annual Indiana Campus Superstar Semi-final Competition

03.13.2016 | 11:15 AM
The Open Door

03.18.2016 | 08:00 PM
Kathy Mattea: The Acoustic Living Room

03.21.2016 | 07:00 PM
IU Media School Speaker Series Presents "Gut Churn" with Jad Abumrad

03.22.2016 | 08:00 PM
Indigo Girls

03.24.2016 | 06:00 PM
Tap into Art

03.26.2016 - 03.27.2016
The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

03.29.2016 | 07:00 PM
Be More Awards

03.31.2016 | 08:00 PM
Un viaje con Alfonsina - A Journey with Alfonsina

04.02.2016 | 08:00 PM
Another Round's 20th Anniversary Concert

04.09.2016 | 08:00 PM
African American Dance Company Spring Concert