The National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts (Weiwuying) is the first national theater located in southern Taiwan. Its superb location and rich history signify its mission of bridging the past with the future, connecting local and global talents.
Designed by Dutch architect Francine Houben, the building spans 9.9 hectares and sits in the northeast corner of a vast lush park. This space is one of the three major institutions grouped under the National Center for the Performing Arts in Taiwan, which also includes the Taipei National Theater and the Taichung National Theater. As it becomes one of the pivotal theatre complexes in the arts, National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts hopes to bring forth new experiences and life-changing moments that make the arts special to everyone.
National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts works to establish partnerships and collaborations with local and international organizations. It is dedicated to foster arts in education and nurture local arts industry, and has since 2015 launched series of professional workshop programs for theater professionals and general public.