Episode 6: Links to Theatre Companies, Venues, and Festivals

January 30, 2020

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Bangkok Performing Arts Scene 101

If you’re visiting or living in Bangkok and don’t know where to begin with the Bangkok performing arts scene, think of this episode as Bangkok Performing Arts Scene for Dummies, who also don’t speak Thai. We’ll tell you all about performance venues, festivals, and theatre companies that are best-suited for your language skills.

 

Theatre Companies

English-language Theatre Companies

Bangkok Community Theatre (BCT)

Peel the Limelight

Culture Collective Studio

Thai-language Companies Providing English Surtitles

8x8 Theatre

Splashing Theatre Company

FULLFAT Theatre

Anatta Theatre Troupe

Scenario

Dee-ng*

Dance/Movement-based Companies

Pichet Klunchun Dance Company

B-Floor Theatre

Spine Party Movement

18 Monkeys Dance Theatre

Venues

Classical Performance and Concert Halls

Art Centers

Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC)

Cultural Institutions

Goethe Institut

Alliance Française

Large- and Medium-Size Venues

Muangthai Rachadalai Theatre

KBank Siam Pic-ganesha Theatre (with studio spaces for rehearsals and small productions)

M Theatre

Multipurpose Venues

Lido Connect

Scala (stand-alone movie theatre and occasional performance and event venues)

Venues with No Programming

Aksara Theatre

Saeng-Arun Art and Culture Centre

Small Theatre Venues

Sliding Elbow

Hostbkk

Festivals

Bangkok Theatre Festival (BTF)

Unfolding Kafka Festival

Bangkok’s International Festival of Dance and Music

International Dance Festival (Friends of the Arts Foundation)

Asiatopia International Performance Art Festival

The International Butoh Festival Thailand

Pantomime in Bangkok

KonRak Mime Festival

Bangkok International Children’s Festival (BICT)

Low Fat Art Fes

Bangkok International Performing Arts Meeting (BIPAM)

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*not mentioned in the episode