The Performing Arts Center is the go-to venue for major regional and international arts events and performances — a cultural hub for Abu Dhabi and the UAE.
The Arts Center provides facilities for theater, music, film, visual arts, and interactive media activations through its state-of-the-art facilities and professional production crew. The Arts Center also has a full-service box office to support ticketed events. Highlighted performances include the Abu Dhabi Classics, the Imagine Science Festival, and the Abu Dhabi Recital Series.
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Full performance hall in theater-style with faceted, reflective sound absorbing wood panels creating warmth and depth in sound and architecture. The hall is equipped with a complete rigging system and a retractable orchestra pit under the stage.
Seating: 700-seat theater
Stage size: 550 square meters
Serapid lift orchestra pit, fore-stage
Adjustable acoustic panels
Sprung wooden floor with Marley available on request
Digital projection and 35mm projector
Public Address (PA) system
Recital hall boasting a unique design resembling organ pipes that reflects and absorbs sound, providing both acoustic quality and a unique architectural experience. Suitable for intimate concerts, dance performances, and readings.
Seating: 150-seat capacity
Stage Size: 129 square meters
Portable sprung wooden floor, with Marley available on request
Digital projector for film and video
Film Screening Room
Film screening room with projector, and in built high definition sound and projection system, creating a cinema-like experience ideal for private screenings.
Seating: 60-seat capacity
High definition sound and projection system
Adaptable studio facility suitable for music, dance, theater, and multi-disciplinary performances, with entirely flexible floors, walls, ceilings, electronics, audiovisual systems and seating.
We offer customizable food and beverages catering services tailored specifically to your audience and budget.
Our on-site food and beverage partner, Abu Dhabi National Hotels Corporation (ADNHC), hosts a variety of events year-round across all venues, from private meetings to large-scale events with 1,000-plus attendees.
Free Car Parking
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