The Theater and Performing Arts Commission was established in February 2020.
The Theater and Performing Arts Commission is responsible for a variety of performing arts, including theater, dance, the circus, stand-up comedy, street performances, physical performances, ballet, and opera. Its work involves establishing and managing theater houses and performance venues, encouraging quality content, enhancing production, and promoting performing arts as an essential component of the national culture.
Inspiring performances by exceptional talents on every stage.
Stimulate the development and growth of the theater and performing arts sector by enabling Saudi talents to create content that inspires audiences and sustains careers.
Content creation: Enhancing the quantity and diversity of content while ensuring the highest quality standards.
Production: Increasing the quantity and diversity of local production while ensuring the highest quality standards.
Publishing and distribution: Ensuring accessibility of the theater and performing arts sector across all social groups and regions, for both audiences and practitioners.
Awareness: Increasing awareness of the Saudi theater and performing arts sector among audiences and practitioners.
Reception: Raising audience and generating demand for theatrical performances among different regions, social segments, and age groups.
Sultan Al-Bazai is the CEO of the Theater and Performing Arts Commission.