SZENE Salzburg has been a major factor in Salzburg’s cultural and public life cultural and public life for more than 30 years. The non-profit organisation is best known for its annual Sommerszene Festival, presenting dance, theatre, performing arts, visual arts and music. Furthermore SZENE Salzburg runs the cultural centre republic with more than 120.000 visitors and approximately 100 events per year. The full-year programmed venue brings concerts, theatre and comedy shows, club events and parties as well as contemporary performing art projects into the city.
SZENE also supports artistic production processes. It offers artist residencies including working space and public showings and provides a studio for creative development and rehearsals. The European network advancing performing arts project was founded by SZENE.