Theater Aan Zee (Theater by the sea)

31 Jul 2019 - 10 Aug 2019
Ostend, Belgium
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Theatre by the Sea – Theater Aan Zee or TAZ for short – is an annual 10-day multidisciplinary arts festival that takes place in midsummer in a range of extraordinary locations in and around Ostend, with a lively meeting point in the centre of this harbour city. The festival has a reputation for being one of the most important platforms for young professional theatre-makers and musicians in the Low Countries, and plays a vital role in nurturing promising new and multicultural talent.

Practical info

Pricerange per day

10 to 25 euro


Camping , Partner hotel , Youth hostel , AirBnb


Fast snack , Self service resto , Veggie/vegan , Gluten-lactose free

Main target group

Under 12 y/o , 12 - 16 y/o , 16 - 25 y/o , 25 - 50 y/o , Above 50 y/o

Directions & transport

Car park , Train/tram/bus , Airport (max 20km)


City center , Nature , Suburbs , Village

Average attendence per day

Above 10.000 attendees

Art disciplines

Contemporary Dance , Circus , Interdisciplinary , Literature , Music , Classical Music

Support for disabled people