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Mill Theatre Dundrum
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The Theatre 

Mill Theatre Dundrum is a modern 205 seat capacity theatre, located in the heart of Dundrum Town Centre - by the Mill Pond. Since opening in May 2006 it has staged a wide variety of performing arts, community theatre, visual art, comedy, music, and children's shows. The Theatre brings many people together both on and off stage. It has become a focal point of the community in South Dublin and a home for local groups and stage schools. Multi purpose space with various rooms available for hire for all types of meetings and classes. 

Maureen O'Hara Studio 

The Studio space at Mill Theatre Dundrum was renamed in honor of screen actress Maureen O'Hara in 2012 following discussion with the Maureen O'Hara Foundation and personal contact with the legendary movie actress. - An intimate sound proofed performance space with small ajoining dressing room. Can be arranged in Theatre or Cabaret audience styles.  Suitable for a variety of performances and also available for private hire during the day as rehearsal or meeting space. Seating capacity: 45.

The Castlethorn Room 

Can be used as dance studio, wooden floor, equipped with floor to ceiling mirrors. Available for hire for rehearsals, meetings, interviews and presentations. Capacity: 15-20.

Room hire rates are available from the box office on 01-296 9340 - If you wish to hire any of our rooms for a meeting / rehearsal space please email: manager@milltheatre.ie

Venue Hire / Film Production / Private Function

The venue is available for hire for private functions such as fashion shows, film premieres, product launches, weddings and birthday celebrations. It is also available to hire as a film location / production site for small - medium scale film & commercial productions. Most recently the venue was used to film the following commercial: 


If you wish to hire the venue for a production or private function please contact the manager Karen Carleton via email: manager@milltheatre.ie

The Mill Bar 

Situated on Level B1, the bar is open 1 hour before showtimes, during intervals and after most shows. A full bar, we also stock a selection of snacks, ice-cream and non-alcoholic beverages. To make your evening more enjoyable and stress-free you can pre-order your interval drinks at the bar before the show.


Friends of The Mill Corporate Sponsorship Packages 

Sponsorship helps us to continue to produce quality theatre, programme great comedy and provide an exciting choice of music for in excess of 35,000 people who bought tickets to the Mill Theatre in 2014. The Mill Theatre is funded through the hard work of our staff, strong voluntary effort and great community support. 85% of our revenue comes from ticket sale . The Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council provide 8.5% of income through their annual programming grant and some support is also available in the form a an Arts Council grant.
Your support will enable us to reach out to new audiences, engage the imaginations of the people we serve and bring a new and diverse young audience to the theatre’s new season sessions.
As a brand sponsor, you can avail of
• VIP priority bookings
• Substantial discounts on booking and corporate entertainment
• Exposure to your brand on our Friends of the Mill plaque
• Access to our Maureen O’Hara StudioAccess to our highlighted spaces in the Dundrum Town Centre which serves in excess of 18 million visitor a a year.

Giving something back to the community will help ensure the Mill Theatre is the cultural heart of the community in this region.   


The Drama League of Ireland

Open Tuesday - Thursday 10am - 3.30pm
Situated on the Middle Floor Level G is the Office & Library of The Drama League of Ireland. 

‘Inspiring excellence in amature theatre’ The Drama League of Ireland aims to support, nurture and enhance the aspirations and activities of practitioners in the amateur theatre sector through education, training, advocacy and advisory services. As the national resource service for the amateur theatre community in Ireland and as a voluntary arts organisation, the DLI seeks to o develop, maintain and improve services for voluntary arts practitioners.

More Info: http://www.dli.ie / or call Valerie McGuile on 01-296 9343



Theatre Manager

Are you ready to take centre stage?


Our unique theatre is about to celebrate its tenth year and it’s only the beginning. We’re looking for an ambitious, passionate new Theatre Manager who can further cement The Mill Theatre’s position as the cultural heart of the locale. Since opening, our intimate yet dynamic space has been an important hub for the arts, functioning on a not-for-profit basis right in the heart of Dundrum Town Centre.


We need an outgoing, personable leader to really become the face of our theatre, an excellent networker and communicator. You should have a strong focus on relationship building – internally, with the local community, Mill Productions, the professional arts world and our partnership with the DLRCoCo. You’ll also need to be a team player able to inspire and motivate others as well as a highly organised self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit.


This is an exciting, varied role with a broad range of responsibilities and never a dull moment. You will report to the Board and will be responsible for the effective implementation of our strategy, the efficient operation of all aspects of our theatre spaces, the development of new opportunities, leading grant and fundraising applications, the leadership and development of our staff and volunteers and you will drive our sales and marketing efforts.


Your enthusiasm for this role should be infectious. You should understand the relevance of the arts in the community and it is preferable that you should be financially literate.


Remuneration: Commensurate with experience.


Contract: 3 years with an option to renew (6 months initial probationary period)


Are you up for the opportunity of a lifetime? Do you think that you have what we are looking for?  If you’re interested in joining our dedicated team, please address a short letter to our Chairman explaining why you are the person that we are looking for along with your curriculum vitae to:


chairman@milltheatre.ie by 5pm on Friday, March 4th, 2016.