Namsan Arts Center is a complex culture space, provided with the Drama Center, a professional performing space and the Arts Education Center. It seeks to promote the creation of distinctive performances as well as experiential arts education for citizens of Seoul. Drama Center is open to new experimental attempts in regards of artistry and popularity, a so called futuristic space. Arts Education Center is an exquisite space for cultural and artistic education, investigating promotion of civil creativity.
Drama Center is organized to produce superb contemporary theatre with internal as well as international range. 'Contemporary & New Wave' is focusing on vitality, youth and actuality in the search of new writers and superb repertoires. Furthermore, it stands on the edge of international interchange, introducing and staging foreign theatres, thus becoming the activator for creating new contemporary theater.
Arts Education Center aims that children open their hearts and spread out to infinite possibilities based on curiosity and imagination, teenagers draft their dreams and visions for the future, artists obtain future-oriented education in the pursue of professional arts educators and citizens discover new pleasures of life. Performances are going to be reused as educational material by means of a creative cultural artistic educational project related to performing arts.
Namsan Arts Center is a place where culture ripens through art, where people encounter with innovative performances of distinctive quality and where art becomes experiential education, thus the fiesta for artists and citizens.
Seoul Creative Space is a project to achieve the culturenomics strategy of the Seoul city government, to advance global competency as an cultural art city and to improve the creative ability of artists and citizens.
Facilities all around the city, including empty public offices, old factories, abandoned underground shopping malls will be utilized as cultural space to bring fresh breath to lives of the city.
New values, in other words, the mechanism of 'Creation-Revival-Communication' is possibly achieved by breaking down pre-existing borders and giving support to innovative and experimental art, and by finding art within common civil life.