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State venues


In Ankara, there are three venues for state dance companies; Opera Stage on Atatürk Bulvarı, Operet Stage inside the Museum of Visual Arts (Resim ve Heykel Müzesi) on Talatpaşa Bulvarı and Leyla Gencer Stage on Bağdat Street. In Istanbul there are only the Süreyya Stage in Kadıköy, and the recently opened Fulya stage in Beşiktaş, since the main venue, Atatürk Cultural Center has been in renovation for the past 2 years. Aya İrini can be also used but mostly for music concerts. In Izmir there is Elhamra Stage, in Mersin and Antalya there are no permanent stages, but rented venues from the municipality are available. In Samsun, there is another Atatürk Cultural Center, which is also rented from the municipality