For more than 50 years the independent cultural association SZENE Salzburg has been providing important artistic impulses, presenting cross-border art and creating innovative formats in the city of Salzburg. In 1986, SZENE Salzburg moved into the former city cinema in the heart of the Altstadt at Anton-Neumayr-Platz, where it defines its work in four focal points:
The annual Summer Scene Festival sees itself as a platform for contemporary performing arts and brings outstanding international and national artists from the fields of performance, dance, theatre, visual arts and music to Salzburg. In various formats and stages, the invited projects deal with new questions on socio-political themes and social processes and provide impulses for socio-political discourses.
With more than 120 events and over 120,000 visitors per year, the multifunctional event venue offers a diverse range of events in all artistic fields. The heterogeneous programme consists of dance, theatre, lectures, readings, concerts, cabaret, comedy, children