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Teatro Comunale - congress service

Largo Respighi, 1 - 40126 Bologna (BO)

Phone +39 051 529973

Fax +39 051 529945

Reference maps: C-5

Date of last update: 12/05/2016, 10:49

The Teatro Comunale is located in the heart of Bologna, just in the University area - a few steps from the Two Towers. It is one of the greatest examples of 18th century Italian architecture, and it was built by the famous architect, set designer, painter and decorator Antonio Galli Bibiena. The theatre boasts a rare architecture,a lively run, many operas and concerts, a unique musical creativity and finally the overall value of its output.
Its harmonious forms and volumes, the gleam of its stuccos and  the peculiar and beaming acoustics make of this monumental building a precious and fascinating place. It offers to the public the magnificence of its elegant decorations and its welcoming rooms, from the main room and its typical disegno a campana and to the adjoining ones.
The Teatro Comunale welcomes spectators, production societies and companies that find in Bologna commercial, industrial or expositive interests. In addition to its beauty, the theatre boasts the closeness to Bologna’s most famous Hotels and easy links to the exhibition centre, the railway and the airport. Other services are available on request: catering, flower decorations, audio-visual registrations, the possibility to use the piano and amplification, projection and lighting equipments.  The theatre’s rooms are perfect to house conferences and conventions, suggestive for promotional initiatives’s presentation, appropriate for convivial meetings and fashion shows and an original set for photo sessions and cameraworks. And all this is possible thanks to the Teatro Comunale, right in the heart of Bologna.

by bus: lines and timetables on the website www.tper.it

by car: located in restricted traffic zone ZTL - ring road exits 8/8bis-9-10 direction city center


Sala Bibiena room with 900 seats including  the fourth order of the boxes and balconies. Floor space of the stage: m² 460. System for moving the stage in relation to the needs

Foyer Respighi room with 120 seats, arranged like stalls. Capacity for 250 standing buffet. Capacity for 150 service restaurant with tables

Measures 22 x 9,20m

Foyer Rossini room with 120 seats, arranged like stalls. Capacity for 250 standing buffet. Capacity for 120 service restaurant with tables (with a covered terrace 240)

Measures 22 x 9,40m

Rotonda Gluck room with 50 seats, arranged like stalls. Capacity for 80 standing buffet. Capacity for 50 service restaurant with tables

Measures 11 x 7,50m



  • welcoming participants
  • projector system with use PC
  • air conditioning
  • bar
  • control room
  • players connection
  • internet access
  • room arranged like a horseshoe
  • room arranged like a theatre
  • attended cloakroom
  • platform
  • attended car park
  • footboards
  • podium
  • overhead projector
  • catwalks for fashion parades
  • e-mail service
  • reception
  • room with desks
  • press room
  • wi-fi system
  • direct dial telephone
  • TV + VHS/DVD
  • fax service