Theater Action in Aarhus

Aarhus is keeping up with Denmark’s capital of Copenhagen when it comes to interesting places to visit. This second largest city of Denmark has its own unique ambience where visitors can surely enjoy a memorable time with their friends and loved ones. When it comes to performing arts, this metropolitan area has so much to offer.

Theater is so alive in Aarhus. In fact, there are more than 30 theaters spread out in the city where people can watch different types of theatrical programs from the classical to the more modern forms.

For those who prefer the traditional performances, the Helsingor Theater at Den Gamle By, the oldest in Denmark, is the place to go to. Inaugurated in 1817 in Elsinore and opened in 1961, this theater boasts of excellent acoustics and can accommodate some 237 spectators. This place has accommodated classical concerts such as those performed by The Aarhus Symphony Orchestra

People who go for the more experimental type should definitely visit Teater Gruppe 38. Started in 1972, this is a professional theater for the general public of all ages. Individuals, families, adults and children can be sure to have a memorable experience here.

There’s also the Aarhus International Theater Company which features an elegant interior design. It is the only English speaking theater in Aarhus and where international actors perform in unique productions.

The Concert Hall, Musikhuset Aarhus is also a must see. This building is sparkling with glass and contains eight auditoriums. This is where the Royal Academy of Music, the Aarhus Symphony Orchestra, the Danish National Opera, the children’s theater Filuren and the Concert Hall in Aarhus are situated. 

For the kids, do bring them to Theater Refleksion. This is an animation theater for both adults and children. Performing in this place is a local theater company that also visits other countries from time to time.

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