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Theatre & Dance in Brussels

Brussels is world-renowned for its culture and tradition and the same can be seen from its wide range of theatres and their varying performances. Most of these theatres were built in classical style and have a historical feel to them. While some of them still show conventional, established masterpieces that are loved by all, there are quite a few which are experimenting with modern entertainment. Be it Dance, Music, Theatre, Opera, Exhibitions or Plays, you can get to see the magnificent display of the history of Brussels right in front of your eyes, through its theatres and playhouses.

kaaitheater
kaaitheater

kaaitheater

The Kaaitheater is located in the iconic La Luna building which depicts the evolution between Art Deco and Modernist styles. The main hall is dedicated to the major performances of contemporary theater, dance and also concerts. Here more preference is given to the innovative international and local art works. Besides these, the smaller productions and rehearsals are held at Kaaitheater studio which is situated at some distance from the theater.

Address: Square Sainctelette 19, 1000 Brussels, Belgium.
Tel.: +32 2 201 5959

Théâtre Royal De Toone
Théâtre Royal De Toone

Théâtre Royal De Toone

The Le Theatre Royal de Toone was established in the year 1830 and is situated a little distance away from the Grand-Place. The theater is keen towards launching new formations as well as the traditional techniques. The Theatre Toone hosts a number of shows in various languages mainly in French and Dutch, occasionally also in English. Visitors can also get to see a puppet museum and a café in this building.

Address: Impasse Sainte Pétronille, 66 Rue du Marché-aux-Herbes, 1000 Brussels, Belgium.
Tel.: +32 2 513 5486

Beursschouwburg
Beursschouwburg

Beursschouwburg

Beursschouwburg is a multi-dimensional art hub which is a place perfectly made for theatre creations, film screenings, exhibitions, seminars, parties and concerts. This theater provides an efficient platform for budding artists to present their art works and innovations. It is located in the heart of the city that is in Rue Auguste Orts and is a place convenient for visiting.

Address: Rue A. Ortsstraat 20-28, 1000 Brussel, Belgium.
Tel.: +32 2 550 0350

La Monnaie / De Munt
La Monnaie / De Munt

La Monnaie / De Munt

This is the most renowned opera house in the city of Brussels which hosts a number of performances and events for the art lovers. The National Opera of Belgium is located inside this theater and derives its name from the theater itself, therefore when we say la Monnaie or de Munt it refers to the opera and the building both.

Address: 23, rue Léopold, 1000 Brussels, Belgium.

Café Théâtre La Samaritaine

Café Théâtre La Samaritaine

The Samaritaine is a well-known cafe-theater located at Rue de la Samaritaine in Brussels where talented artists gather together in order to offer the best from theatre and art world. La Samaritaine is notable due to the quality of shows which are organised for the wide audience. Here, visitors can also taste delicious snacks with drinks which are served in the café area.

Address: 16, rue de la Samaritaine, Brussels, Belgium.

Royal Flemish Theatre (Koninklijke Vlaamse Schouwburg)
Royal Flemish Theatre

Royal Flemish Theatre (Koninklijke Vlaamse Schouwburg)

The Royal Flemish Theatre (KVS) brings together the Dutch-speaking theatre, from Belgium and other countries. The earlier building was constructed in the neo-Renaissance style.The Flemish Theatre (KVS) now boasts specialized Dutch theatre not only from Belgium but from all around the world. It also boasts inventive and contemporary forms of theatre and art through various dance, poetry, music performances, and photography exhibitions.

Opening Times: Mon. 9am - 6pm, Tue. to Fri. 9am - 7pm
Address: KVS Brussel, Arduinkaai 7, 1000 Brussel, Belgium.
Tel.: +32 2 210 1100

Théâtre de Poche
Théâtre de Poche

Théâtre de Poche

The Théâtre de Poche will now be completing 65th year of its established. This theatre with its pleasing environment is equipped with a 250-seat room, an open fire and cooperative staff which is committed to their job. Théâtre de Poche prominently have contemporary performances and gives preference to progressive view points and ideas. Besides, this theatre has also been an eminent partner in the League for Human Rights, Amnesty International and many more campaigns which raise voice against the emerging intolerance, social and economic exclusion, and several other forms of discriminations.

Address: 1a Chemin du Gymnase, 1000 Brussels (Bois de la Cambre), Belgium.
Tel.: +32 2 649 1727

Cirque Royal (Koninklijk Circus)
Cirque Royal

Cirque Royal (Koninklijk Circus)

The Royal Circus of Belgium (French- Cirque Royal) is one of the prime entertainment spaces in Brussels. The construction appears to be in a circular shape, but is actually built in a regular polygon shape. It was designed by the architect Wilhelm Kuhnen. The space can accommodate around 3500 audiences and is equipped with all necessary amenities. This theatre is primarily utilised for holding live music shows and concerts.

Address: Rue de l'Enseignement 81, 1000 Brussels, Belgium.

Théâtre Les Tanneurs

Théâtre Les Tanneurs

The Théâtre Les Tanneurs is focuses on innovation of new art forms and ideas. It initiates different activities which are likely to express new ideas. The theatre also focuses on the accessibility and reasonable prices. It is mainly a part of social and educational activities and performances.

Address: Street Tanners, 75-77, 1000 Brussels, Belgium.
Tel.: +32 2 502 3743

Théâtre Royal du Parc
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Théâtre Royal du Parc

Located at the Rue de la Loi, the Theatre Royal du Parc has a great legacy in the field of theatre and art. It was constructed in the year 1782 and since then, it has been featuring classical masterpieces of all times though modern modes. Also, there are theatrical performances which are performed from time to time.

Address: Rue de la Loi, 3 to 1000 Brussels, Belgium.
Tel.: +32 2 505 3040

L'Os à moelle

L'Os à moelle

"The L’Os a moelle was established in the year 1960 by a few illuminators is the oldest cabaret in Brussels. This theatre always welcomes the artists of all types like singers, comedians, musicians, etc. Visitors and natives can enjoy variety of plays, dramas, improvisation sessions, puppet shows, quizzes, and fairs in this space. This theatre works on a singular objective of- ‘Offering the public new and high-quality shows, which are full of poetry, audacity, revolt and conviviality.’

Address: Avenue Emile Max 153, 1030 Schaerbeek, Brussels, Belgium

Theatre Mercelis
Theatre Mercelis

Theatre Mercelis

Located at the Ixelles, the Theatre Mercelis was constructed in the early 20th century in the place which was earlier a café. In the year 1953, an architect, Armand Poppe, started the renewal of the theatre, from interior as well as the exteriors. This theatre is equipped with screens having about 150 seats; also the Théâtre Mercelis is renowned for its red carpet events.

Address: Rue Mercelis 13, 1050 Ixelles Localiser le numéro 13 de la rue Mercelis, Brussels, Belgium.
Tel.: +32 2 515 6463

Au B'izou

Au B'izou

The B'izou is a place located at Rue de la Promenade. It is a hub serving art and the artists. The B'izou is a cozy and a friendly place where the audience can personally meet the artists and have a chat with them. The aims of this theatre are to encourage budding artists, provide them a platform for working together, and giving the artists a space with modern amenities so that they can organise different events like concerts, workshops, exhibitions, etc.

Address: 13 Rue de la Promenade - 1070 Anderlecht, Brussels, Belgium.
Tel.: +32 47 410 7576

Ancienne Belgique

Ancienne Belgique

Ancienne Belgique is a concert hall which is dedicated to the contemporary music. Located in the Boulevard Anspach this happens to be one of the leading concert venues in Belgium, which boosts a number of local and international events. The theatre is well equipped with three concert halls, namely the "Main Hall", the "AB Box", and the "AB Club". The Main Hall can accommodate about 2,000 people and is renowned as one of the best concert halls in Brussels. The AB Box is a latest addition to the Ancienne Belgique and has about 800 seats. Thirdly, the AB Club has approximately 250 people, and is arranges smaller, flourishing art works acts.

Address: Anspachlaan 110, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
Tel.: +32 2 548 2484

Theatre des galeries
Theatre des galeries

Theatre des galeries

The Theater of Galeries is located at Galeries Saint-Hubert and was inaugurated back in the year 1847. The theatre has been a space of continuous theatrical bustle since its establishment. However, earlier the theatre was more inclined towards featuring romantic dramas, operettas, and melodramas but now, it has shifted towards encouraging modern and classical theatre performances.

Address: Galerie du Roi 32, 1000 Brussels, Belgium.
Tel.: +32 2 512 0407

Forest National

Forest National

Forest National (Vorst Nationaal in Dutch) is a versatile space located at Avenue Victor Rousseau. This space is capable of accommodating more than 8,000 people. Various live events and concerts by renowned artists are organised in this theatre. A number of well-known artists like Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Kylie Minogue, Bob Dylan, Charles Aznavour, Bob Marley and the Iron Maiden, Neil Young, David Bowie, Lara Fabian and many more have performed on this stage.

Address: 208, Avenue Victor Rousseau, 1190 Forest, Brussels, Belgium.
Tel.: +32 3 400 6970

Theatre Varia
Theatre Varia

Theatre Varia

Theatre Varia is an entertainment hub which is located at the Aminata Diallo. It is a remarkable theatre which features all types and variety of plays ranging from classical to contemporary art.

Opening Times: Mon. to Fri. 9.30am - 18pm
Address: 78, rue du Scepter, 1050 Brussels, Belgium.
Tel.: +32 2 640 8258

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