Teatro de la Danza (CENAC)

  • ADDRESS: Ave. 3 y 7, calles11 y 15, San José, San José - Report a Problem
  • PHONE: +506-2256-4838 | +506-2257-7105
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Venue Description: Mission
Maintain a permanent professional scenic space for national and international dance.

As a result of the need to have an appropriate stage space, as of June 2005, the "Teatro de La Danza", old Teatro Fanal, was consolidated; as a space for the dance of the country. Due to its technical and space conditions, the Dance Theater became a response to the needs of independent and official performing artists in the country, as well as promoting the approach of all types of audiences, mainly the children and young audiences.

Likewise, the theater has a technical support staff consisting of: technical head, lighting technician, sound engineer, assistant technician, boletera and public ushers. The Dance Theater has a capacity of 240 seats to house the public.

The Dance Theater is administered by the National Dance Company (CND); which is part of the Teatro Melico Salazar theater circuit. To maintain a regular national dance schedule; the CND makes use of this scenic space for its productions and co-productions with different institutions or dance groups, rent space to different state and independent companies, various dance academies and various institutional activities.

National Center of Culture (CENAC), former National Liquor Factory (Fanal), between the National Library and the Spain Park. San Jose east. Ave. 3 and 7, streets 11 and 15.
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