As China's top performing arts centre, the NCPA will adhere to the guiding principle of “for the people, for art and for the world”, which stands for serving the people by meeting their needs, spreading excellent Chinese and foreign artistic and cultural masterpieces, and building a community with a shared future for global theatres.
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The Platform for the Performing Arts
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The Platform for Comprehensive Arts Display
The Platform for Arts Education & Outreach
The Platform for International Cultural Exchanges
The Platform for Digital Culture
Core Values

After years of exploration and practice, NCPA has gradually formed a set of unique management model, reflecting our core values.


After years of exploration and practice, NCPA has gradually formed a set of unique management model, reflecting our core values.

1. Uphold the tenet of being “for the people, for art, and for the world”
2. Insist on the principles of leadership, inheritance, innovations, compatibility and openness
3. Advocate high-grade and high-level elegant art and national art
4. Embrace the core values of “Art Changes Life”
5. Committed to standardizing all art works under both artistic and market standards
6. Maintain the business principles of integrity, mutual benefit and sustainability
7. Establish a new form of the performing arts industry that combines online and offline performance with streaming and live performances simultaneously
8. Become a pro-people, people-oriented, people-friendly art palace

The NCPA Membership is committed to building a spiritual home for art lovers. We firmly believe that art changes one's life and with this conviction, we dedicate ourselves to bringing splendid art events to our audience. We hope our club events would become an inseparable part of your life.
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Dedicated to the staging of epic operas, ballets and dance dramas, the golden Opera House is considered the centerpiece of the NCPA. Its main tone is golden color, which looks glamorous and splendid. In the auditorium are the stalls and three higher levels of balconies, which can seat an audience of 2,207, including the venue of SRO. It is equipped with a modern stage that can be moved up/down/backward/forward or rotated, a ballet stage that can slant, and a rising orchestra pit for the triple winds orchestra. All the cutting-edge staging mechanism provides artists with enormous possibilities of creative performance.