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Dadaocheng Theater 大稻埕戲苑

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Introduction

Located on the 8th and 9th floors of Yongle Market, Dadaocheng Theater is one of the most notable branches of Taipei Cultural Center. Originally a garden before 1908, it was renovated into a market during the Japanese colonial era. In the old days, the market gathered close to a thousand textile shops, making it the largest textile center in Taiwan. Dadaocheng is also the incubator of traditional Taiwanese operas were nurtured, hence its name “Cave of Theatrical Plays”. Dadaocheng Theater is a great venue for performances, promotional events, and preservation of traditional operas. The theater on the 9th floor accommodates various types of traditional operas, such as Taiwanese folk opera, Beijing opera, Nanguan (南管), Beiguan (北管), Hakka drama, Quyi (曲藝; the art of ballad singing and storytelling), etc. The 8th floor offers regular puppet plays, Nanguan and Quyi performances, while the first floor offers “Play in Play” (遊於戲) arts and cultural activities. During spring and autumn, the theater offers cultural and art workshops on traditional operas, tea making, cloth arts, etc., as well as free arts and cultural seminars, and films of traditional operas. The exhibition gallery on the 8th floor features a permanent exhibition of puppet theaters as well as other special temporary exhibitions. Reservation for guided tour is available for groups of more than 10 people. The leasing of rehearsal rooms and multifunctional presentation rooms are also available to arts and cultural groups. In addition, plans are underway for promotional performance of traditional operas on school campuses, educational courses for arts inheritance, as well as training and performance for youth folk opera groups, as an effort to systematically pass on the art of traditional opera and cultivate young talents.

Information

Themes
Art and Cultural Centers
Subject
Family、Campus teaching
Suggested Months for Visiting
All year
Address
8th and 9th floors, No. 21 Sec. 1 Dihua Street, Datong Dist., Taipei City Taiwan, R.O.C

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Opening Hours

Every Tuesday to Saturday
Every Sunday
(Closed on national holidays, Chinese New Year, Dragon Boat Festival and election day)

Services & Facilities

  • Toilets

Transportaiton

Nearby MRT

G Songshan-Xindian Line Beimen

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Review

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  • WEICHUNYANG

    Taipéi, Taiwán

    Traveler type:

    Con amigos

    傳統戲曲大稻埕戲苑

    2019-05

    位於迪化街內,永樂市場樓上的大稻埕戲苑,是欣賞傳統戲曲的好去處。不論是布袋戲或歌仔戲,都有可選擇的好演出。
  • Julietttkao

    Taoyuan, Taiwán

    Traveler type:

    En familia

    古典與現代完美的結合

    2018-09

    最近在玩ㄧ個藝文遊戲叫作阿特幣銀行, 為了集這個銀行的金幣和徽章, 我特地造訪大稻埕戲苑, 結果意外搭上了電梯, 從八樓看美麗的大稻埕, 真的好像到了歐洲喔! 中古世紀的建築物! 我不確定我喜不喜歡看大稻埕戲苑上演的戲, 可是我確定它已經達成它的任務了! 保存台灣戲棚文化。
  • t86841283

    Kaohsiung, Taiwán

    Traveler type:

    En pareja

    傳統戲曲

    2018-02

    大稻埕戲苑在迪化街永樂市場上面,不時會有傳統戲曲的演出,水準一流,形式豐富多樣,值得一看。附近也有很豐富的人文景色。
  • yuching67

    Taipéi, Taiwán

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    Con amigos

    地方戲曲

    2018-04

    在永樂市場隔壁棟,只要是8樓跟9樓區域,表演傳統戲曲,如歌仔戲為主,不時有新的劇碼可供欣賞,環境很不錯,加上外面又有迪化街老街跟不少小吃,在此可以安排一整天。
  • 519yut

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    En solitario

    認識傳統藝術

    2017-12

    更近一步的瞭解傳統藝術的演變,現場也有展示出許多各個角色的傳統文物。 今日也觀賞了歌仔戲,演出的團體非常的優秀。

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