Performing arts at the
Cultural Foundation

A world-class, contemporary, popular and home-grown performing arts programme including music, dance and theatre in its new 900-seat theatre in the heart of the city. The theatre will be a prime venue for performing arts in Abu Dhabi and will host a year-round artistic programme dedicated to families and youth.


Theatre Rules

  • Doors open 30 minutes before the show begins.
  • Patrons arriving late to a performance will only be admitted into the venue at a suitable break. Latecomers may be seated in alternate seat locations to avoid disruption of the performance.
  • The Cultural Foundation has limited free parking slots. Valet service available.
  • Photography, audio or video recording including camera phones are strictly prohibited inside the Cultural Foundation’s Theatre, unless otherwise specified.
  • 6+ years would require a ticket to enter the auditorium.
  • In certain shows, children under 6 years of age are not advised to attend, unless otherwise specified.
  • No food or drinks are allowed inside the Theatre. Only water will be permitted.
  • No food or drinks purchased outside are permitted inside The Cultural Foundation.