The National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), Mumbai, is India’s premier cultural institution. Inaugurated in 1969, it was the first multi-venue, multi-genre cultural centre in South Asia. The NCPA is committed to preserving and promoting India’s rich and vibrant artistic heritage in the fields of music, dance, theatre, film, literature and photography, as well as presenting new and innovative work by Indian and international artists from a diverse range of genres including drama, contemporary dance, orchestral concerts, opera, jazz and chamber music. Today, the NCPA hosts more than 700 events each year, making it India’s largest and most holistic performing arts centre.Know More
Every year, the National Centre for the Performing Arts participates in the Joy of Giving Week by organising special events for the less privileged sections of our society.
In the second Jamshed Bhabha Memorial Lecture in honour of the NCPA’s illustrious founder, eminent physician and author Dr Farokh E. Udwadia will discuss why art deserves a place of importance in all human endeavours.
Our monthly newsletter on the latest from the NCPA, so you never miss an event or update. From upcoming performances, workshops and talks to what's happening behind the scenes to further enhance our offerings, this mini dossier covers it all.