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Theatres

Arena del Sole

Arena del Sole

The Arena del Sole is one of the historical theatres of Bologna. Its origins come to 1810. It was reopened in 1995 after eight years of reconstruction.

It includes two theatre halls: Sala Leo de Berardinis - Sala Grande and Sala Thierry Salmon - Sala Piccola

Centro di Ricerca Musicale - Teatro San Leonardo

Centro di Ricerca Musicale - Teatro San Leonardo

The Teatro San Leonardo is situated in the historical center of Bologna and it is the headquarters of the Center of Musical Research, a project of the Cult Ass Pierrot Lunaire which, since 1991, has been the promoter of AngelicA Festival and of the record label i dischi di angelica

Piccolo Teatro del Baraccano

Piccolo Teatro del Baraccano

The Piccolo Teatro del Baraccano (Little Theatre of Baraccano) was constructed in the 15th century. It is part of the Conservatory of Baraccano, of which it is the west wing.

Teatri di Vita

Teatri di Vita

Teatri di Vita houses theatre and contemporary dance performances coming from all over the world. The program of this theatre includes also music and cinema.

Teatro Alemanni

Teatro Alemanni

The Alemanni Theatre was founded in December 1982 thanks to the initiative of a group of persons around the Associazione Culturale Alemanni, they decided to transform a parish cinema into a theatre.

Teatro Alessandro Guardassoni

Teatro Alessandro Guardassoni

Historical theatre dedicated to the Bolognese artist Alessandro Guardassoni and located in the piano nobile of Palazzo Montalto (now Collegio San Luigi).

Teatro Atelier Si

Teatro Atelier Si

Atelier Sì, also called the Sì - is located in the historic center of Bologna and it is a production studio as well as an artistic experimentation and a cultural multifunctional space

Teatro Comunale di Bologna

Teatro Comunale di Bologna

Eighteenth-century theatre designed and built by Bibiena. It is one of the historical theatres of Bologna.

Teatro Dehon

Teatro Dehon

The Teatro Dehon was built in 1950 and it was completely renovated in 1986. It promotes theatre performances of main Italian and foreign companies.

Teatro del Navile

Teatro del Navile

The Teatro del Navile is located a few steps from Piazza Maggiore. It has a theatre of 80 seats for the drama and a art gallery "Spazio Arte".

Teatro dell’Antoniano

Teatro dell’Antoniano

The Teatro dell' Antoniano offers a rich programme of performances for adults, childrens and families every year. The theatre was founded together with the Dramatic Art Academy of Antoniano in 1955.

Teatro delle Moline

Teatro delle Moline

The theatre is known for its particular focus on the new young Italian theatre. The programme alternates dramatic and dance performances. Besides other activities, it offers courses of writing and diction. The Theatre also organises various workshops.

Teatro di Villa Aldrovandi Mazzacorati

Teatro di Villa Aldrovandi Mazzacorati

Eighteenth century theatre used for chamber music concerts and various other activities of entertainment and culture.
The  Teatro di Villa Aldrovandi Mazzacorati is famous for its acoustic.

Teatro Duse

Teatro Duse

Seventeenth century theatre is traditionally the drama theatre of the city.
In 1822 it was purchased by Antonio Brunetti who rented it out to puppet shows (originally the theatre took its name from him and was named Brunetti). Today's dedication of the theatre to actress Eleonora Duse dates back to 1898 after a change of ownership.

Teatro Eden

Teatro Eden

Located in the historical Palazzo Maccaferri, now the seat of "I Portici Hotel", the theatre, built in 1900 as Cafè Chantant, houses classical music, operetta, theatre, dinner shows and jazz concerts a few nights a week.

Teatro Europauditorium

Teatro Europauditorium

Inside the Palazzo della Cultura e dei Congressi, the Europauditorium is an elegant multifunctional space recently refurbished. It is the ideal location for high-quality musical events.

Teatro Il Celebrazioni

Teatro Il Celebrazioni

A theatre in Via Saragozza which mainly hosts important international events, contemporary dramas, comic performances and musicals

Teatro Ridotto

Teatro Ridotto

The Ridotto Theatre was founded in 1983 as a  permanent workshop for researches on performing art. It organises and produces theatrical and musical events, performances for children, educational activities and workshops for schools.

Teatro San Salvatore

Teatro San Salvatore

Historical theatre dating back to 1520 located within the impressive monastery of San Salvatore.

Teatro Testoni Ragazzi

Teatro Testoni Ragazzi

The Testoni Ragazzi, dedicated exclusively to the culture for young people, represents important national and international  point of reference.
The theatre organises many activities of researches and workshops.