Xiqu Centre

The Grand Theatre
The Xiqu Centre is a purpose-built venue for Chinese opera performances (xiqu in Mandarin, pronounced see-ts-ue) and a hub for promoting Cantonese opera and other forms of Chinese traditional theatre. The striking seven-storey structure features venues of different style and scale.
 
The lofty Atrium, with its large open podium, is a welcoming space for visitors to relax and enjoy musical performances and exhibitions.
 
The Grand Theatre with 1,075 seats is a world-class theatre complete with state-of-the-art lighting and sound equipment for staging masterpiece Chinese opera performances. It is also available as a stunning stage for MICE events.  
 
Tea House Theatre Experience
The Tea House Theatre is an intimate 200-seat venue with a style evoking traditional Chinese tea houses. Its smaller scale, flexible seating and stall and balcony areas make it perfect for accessible traditional performances and black box productions.
 
The Xiqu Centre’s signature introduction to Cantonese opera offers a regular programme of excerpts, music and songs. Staged in the Tea House Theatre by the resident Rising Stars Tea House Troupe, the 90-minute performance is narrated by an expert moderator and surtitled in Chinese and English. Perfect for a unique corporate cultural event, the Tea House Theatre Experience takes you back in time for an up-close taste of Cantonese opera the heritage way.

The 112-seat Seminar Hall is designed to facilitate close communication and interaction between speakers and audience in screenings, talks, cultural exchanges or corporate events.

 
The Xiqu Centre offers regular programmes of film screenings, workshops, talks, exhibitions and guided tours that can enhance hirer events. There are also restaurants and cafés offering delicious regional cuisine, and a gift shop stocked with xiqu-related memorabilia, local souvenirs and cultural publications.
Venue Details
  Grand Theatre Tea House Theatre Seminar Hall  Studio 
Capacity:  1,075 pax 200 pax 112 pax Varying from 17-167 pax
Usable area:  Fixed seats Fixed seats

127 sq. m.

Varying from 29-250 sq. m.

Opening hours:  10:00am–10:30pm Daily
Info
Tel No. :  +852 2200 0217
Fax:  +852 2200 3653 
Email:  venuehire@wkcda.hk
Website:  https://www.westkowloon.hk/en/xiqucentre
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/xiqucentre/
Address:  88 Austin Road West, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon 
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