The Studio Theatre
Our 184 seat theatre is located at Ballakermeen High School within the heart of Douglas and is available for hire by all members of the community. Whatever your needs, we are happy to help and support however we can.
Our theatre boasts a high quality surround sound system, a wide variety of lighting fixtures and a number of other features that help to fully customise your event or performance right down to the finest detail.
Please feel free to browse our ‘What’s On’ page for information about upcoming shows, or like our Facebook page: ‘Studio Theatre at Ballakermeen’ for updates on newly released shows or live performances by theatre companies, as well as general press releases for live cinema IOM.
We are proud to offer a programme of live cinema screenings, right here in the heart of Douglas. Witness some of the world’s greatest performances, brought to you live, straight onto the big screen! The Studio Theatre is the original home of live screening on the Isle of Man.
Thanks to live cinema, now people all over the world can experience captivating theatre, opera, music and dance, that might otherwise be out of reach. Each broadcast is filmed in front of a live audience in the theatre, from cameras carefully positioned throughout the auditorium to ensure that cinema audiences get the ‘best seat in the house’ view of each production. You need never leave the island in order to view sensational live performances from worldwide theatre companies.
Ballakermeen High School is proud to host yet another unforgettable year of professional plays, ballet and operas transmitted from across the Globe into our Studio Theatre for your viewing. We are thrilled to present a new season of shows from companies such as The National Theatre, The Royal Opera House and more. Check out our What’s On page for information about all upcoming shows and booking details.