FAQs

1. What is the mandate of the National Theatre?

The object of the National Theatre of Ghana is for to develop and promote the
performing arts

2. When was the National Theatre built?

The National Theatre of Ghana was built in 1992. Construction started in 1990 and it was commissioned on 30th December 1992

3. What is the vision of the National Theatre of Ghana

The vision is  "To be the Beacon of the performing arts for Ghana

4. What is the mission of the National Theatre of Ghana?

The mission is “To make the performing arts the anchor for the preservation, presentation, promotion and development of Ghanaian Culture”

5. What law established the National Theatre of Ghana

PNDC Law 259 established the National Theatre of Ghana

6. Under whose regime was the Theatre built?

The National Theatre was built under the regime of Flt. Lt J.J.
He commissioned it on 30th July, 1992

7. What kind of programs are offered at the National Theatre?

The National Theatre produces a number of programmes those offered by the National Theatre and others from collaborations and through rentals. Check our website for the list of programs.  Look for our logo on our programs and collaborations)

8. How do I get information about programs at the Theatre?

From our website: www.nationaltheatre.gov.gh and from our social media pages

9. Are there any performing groups at the National Theatre?

The National Theatre has three resident groups representing the areas of Drama (Abibigromma), Dance(Ghana Dance Ensemble) and Music( National Symphony Orchestra)

10. How is the National Theatre different from other event spaces especially the Conference Center?

The National Theatre represents the heart and soul of our Nation. It is not an event center. We rent out some of our spaces to support the work that is created on stage.

11. How does one rent out one of your spaces?

You may check our available dates and times from the calendar on our website, select an available date and send a request for the selected date to the Executive Director. Once received someone will contact you.

12. Who qualifies to work at the National Theatre of Ghana?

The National Theatre has room for all manner of qualifications which  include performers artistes( actors, dancers, drummers, musicians, directors, lighting technicians, costumiers, designers, sound technicians ), administrators,
procurement officials, journalists, accountants, secretaries, security guards, auditors, cleaners, estate officers, carpenters, drivers and marketers. All staff are recruited using the Public Services Commission process.

13. I have written a script that I would like you to produce. How do I submit my work for consideration?

Send a letter with the attached script to the Executive Director

14. How can I get on the mailing list of the Theatre?

Send an email to nationaltheatreghana21@gmail.com

15. Who owns the National Theatre of Ghana?

The Government of Ghana

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