How can I help?

Maskers Theatre Company is an unfunded, not for profit amateur dramatics company (Registered Charity no. 900067).

We rely solely on ticket sales and our membership fees to keep going. Your generous support will help us continue to provide high-quality, affordable theatre, maintain our vital studio theatre / workshop, offer social opportunities and engage in our community.

Please keep supporting us by coming to see our productions and telling friends and family.
Should you wish to make a donation, or get involved in other ways to help, or just see how we plan to spend money raised please read the sections below.

Corporate Sponsors

Maskers Theatre Company is a highly respected amateur dramatic society, which has been established for 50 years. We put on 5-7 shows per year and perform to over 2500 people every year. We have over 120 members and an active presence on social media with over 1600 followers across Facebook and Twitter.

Corporate sponsors can either make donations (single or repeat), or offer services in other ways. By becoming a corporate sponsor you will get some, or all, of the following benefits depending on the level of your contribution:

  • Advertise your business in our show programme(s).
  • Your business name/logo advertised on our website, with links to your website or social media page
  • Advertise you business on our front of house display big screen TV in our studio bar.
  • Your business advertised on our publicity mail-outs
  • Free (or discounted) tickets for our shows

If you are interested in becoming a corporate sponsor then please use ourform.

Our Current Projects

Do you have skills that could help us with any of our current projects?

  • Improve our heating and ventilation. - Plumber, electrician, handyperson?
  • Expand into our new annexe
  • Provide more for the local community. - Funding?, performance locations?, Help with teas and coffees at these events?
  • Upgrade our sound equipment. - Funding? Technician?
  • Maintain our building. - Decorator? Carpenter? handyperson?

If you are able to offer skills to help us with our current projects then please use ourform to let us know.


We do a number of activities that involve local community and other groups. Examples from the past, and planned in the future, include face painting, acting workshops, childrens theatre, drama sessions, stage fight workshops, stage technical workshops,...etc.

If you can assist in anyway with our events then please do get in touch. If you can not help directly but would like to support these activities then please do consider making a donation, as even though we all give our time for free we still have to cover the costs of the building, electricity, materials used etc.

to let us know.


The Maskers Theatre is located in Shirley in Southampton, where we pride ourselves as being part of that local community as well as serving audiences from a much wider area. Where possible we support and are involved in local activities, and plan to have more events that the local community can become involved in.

The company runs by the devotion and commitment of its members and we are always pleased to welcome new members in whatever capacity. You don’t have to act! There are opportunities to be involved backstage, front of house, technically (lighting, sound and set building), in marketing, and in the many other activities involved in producing quality theatre. We also have a lively social calendar. If you wish to join us please see our Join Us page.


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Shirley's own LOCAL theatre!

Maskers Theatre Company
Off Emsworth Road
SO15 3LX

Registered Charity 900067

Established 1968

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Maskers Studio Theatre
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