Auditorium / Theatre

TNC. Teatre Nacional de Catalunya

Located in a large Parthenon-shaped building designed by Ricard Bofill, this theatre has three rooms whose programming combines the classic autochthonous and universal theatre with proposals of contemporary dance and dramaturgy.

The Teatre Nacional de Catalunya is one of the most outstanding cultural venues in the city of Barcelona. This impressive theatre is located in the Parc de la Ciutadella area, near the Arc de Triomf, and offers a wide variety of performances ranging from theatre and dance to music and opera.

The Teatre Nacional de Catalunya building is impressive both inside and out. Designed by Catalan architect Ricardo Bofill, the theatre is a spectacular example of modern architecture combining glass, steel and concrete. Inside, the theatre has two main spaces: the Sala Gran, which seats 820 spectators, and the Sala Petita, which seats 342. Both halls are equipped with state-of-the-art technology and are designed to offer the best possible theatre experience.

The Teatre Nacional de Catalunya offers a wide variety of shows throughout the year. From classical plays to modern dance and music productions, the theatre offers something for everyone. In addition, the theatre prides itself on supporting local artists and companies, which means that visitors can expect to see unique and innovative productions that cannot be found anywhere else.

The theatre is also known for its educational and outreach programmes. The theatre strives to engage the community and youth in the performing arts, and offers a variety of workshops and programmes for all ages. From theatre workshops for children to improvisation classes for adults, the Teatre Nacional de Catalunya is a place for education and experimentation in the world of performing arts.

In addition to its regular programming, the Teatre Nacional de Catalunya is also known for its festivals and special events. The Temporada Alta festival, which takes place every year during the autumn and winter months, is a highly anticipated event in the world of theatre and dance. During this festival, the Teatre Nacional de Catalunya presents a wide variety of international theatre, dance and music productions, attracting artists and spectators from all over the world.

Contact details

Plaça de les Arts, 1 08013 Barcelona

How to get there


Marina / Glòries




Auditori-Teatre Nacional
6, 7, 40, 42, 62, 92, H12, H14, V21, V23, B25 i X1

Get In Touch

Mestre Enric Morera 25, 08339 Vilassar de Dalt, Barcelona


Phone:  +34 937 53 27 08

Work Inquiries


Phone: +34 937 53 27 08