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Inaugurated in 1969, the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), Mumbai, is India's premier cultural institution. The first multi-venue, multi-purpose cultural centre to be built in South Asia, it has been committed since its inception to preserving and promoting the country's rich and vibrant heritage of Indian and international music, dance, theatre, film, literature and photography as well as presenting new and innovative work in the field of the performing arts.
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NCPA Brings 'NCPA@thePark' to Bengaluru for the First Time, in Association with Westside and BLR Hubba

Mumbai’s premier arts and cultural institution, the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) has partnered with the BLR Hubba to bring its community outreach initiative - ‘NCPA@ThePark’ to Bengaluru, supported by Westside. Following the success of the earlier seasons in Mumb... (more)
Kalgitura, One of the NCPA's Latest Productions', Wins Four Zee Natya Gaurav Puraskar 2024

The National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), Mumbai along with the entire team of ‘Kalgitura’ is proud to bring home 4 awards out of 5 nominations at the recently held Zee Natya Gaurav Puraskar. ‘Kalgitura’ is the winner of Darpan, a writing initiative by the NCPA tha... (more)
The National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) to Host One of the World's Most Prestigious Opera Competitions – Operalia

The NCPA is pleased to announce that it will be the official host for the 2024 edition of one of the world’s most celebrated opera contests - Operalia. Founded by the world - renowned tenor Pla´cido Domingo, Operalia, for the last three decades, has been instrumental in discovering... (more)
Connections India, the NCPA's Youth Theatre Programme, in Association with National Theatre, London, Set for the Final Act of its Second Edition

The National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), Mumbai is proud to associate with the National Theatre; London, to bring an exciting and unique youth theatre initiative - Connections India - for the second time to schools in Mumbai. This holistic theatre programme offers students across age gro... (more)
In Association with BMC and Supported by Westside, the NCPA Announces Another Edition of 'NCPA@thePark'

Mumbai’s premier arts and cul­tural institution, the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) has partnered with Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Westside to announce the return of its community outreach initiative - ‘NCPA@thePark’. Following the ... (more)
The NCPA Announces Smirnoff Lemon Pop as their 'Celebration Partner' for its International Jazz Festival's Curated Experience that Offers Exclusive Artiste Access

The NCPA is delighted to kickstart yet another anticipated edition of its International Jazz Festival. The festival’s grand return promises an electrifying line-up of artistes who are recognized for their mastery in jazz music. The three-day event from the 24th of November to the 26th of Nove... (more)
Celebrating the Spirit of Halloween, the NCPA Announces New Shows of its Latest Theatre Production, St. Nicholas

Following the success of the opening weekend at the National Centre for Performing Arts (NCPA), of Irish playwright Conor McPherson's acclaimed monologue, St. Nicholas, the production has announced new shows in the upcoming weekends. Performed by Zafar Karachiwala and directed by... (more)
Come Experience the 13th Edition of Bandish, A Vibrant Music Confluence at the NCPA

Raga, Tala and Bandish are the three pillars that form the basis for art music traditions in India. While the concepts of raga and tala are related to melodic and rhythmic aspects of music, Bandish is a comprehensive facet. It encompasses not only melody... (more)
Shrutinandan NCPA Centre of Excellence in Music Gears up for their First Showcase

The Shrutinandan NCPA Centre of Excellence in Music which was established in April 2022 is ready with its first showcase. The institution is a product of the NCPA’s association with Ajoy Chakrabarty’s Shrutinandan, Kolkata, and is supported by the Tata Group-three iconic institutions th... (more)
Every Good Boy Deserves Favour: A Play by Sir Tom Stoppard Comes to NCPA Mumbai

Every Good Boy Deserves Favour, is a political satire by multi-award-winning playwright Sir Tom Stoppard and celebrated conductor/composer Andre Previn. Billed as ‘A play for actors and an orchestra’, the National Centre for the Performing Arts' new production of this rarely perform... (more)