The National Centre for Culture and Arts (Jordan)

The National Center for Culture and Arts, NCCA, was established in 1987 by King Hussein Foundation with the aim of developing an understanding and awareness of the value of the arts in the educational process and to promote social development issues in addition to enhancing the theater and dance movements in Jordan and the region.

In 2006, The NCCA established Amman Contemporary dance festival, ACDF.


(Objekt ID 10558)
Object type Organization
Also known as NCCA
Organization type National institution, Network organisation, Producing, Programming
Main focus Theatre, Dance, Education
Established January 1, 1987
Website The National Centre for Culture & Arts

Contact information

Address P.O. Box 926687, 11110 Amman, Jordan

Other information

Legal entity Other

The NCCA provides professional training for children & youth in theater and dance on a regular basis.

The NCCA established the National Interactive Theater Troupe in 1989 which produces plays that deal with contemporary issues related to comprehensive socio-economic development utilizing the interactive theater methodology.

In 1996, The NCCA established the Dance Theater Troupe which comprises of 20 male & female performers who are trained in classical ballet, jazz & contemporary dance techniques, in addition to traditional Jordanian folk dance.

The NCCA has established a wide network with various regional and international organizations.

Source: The National Centre for Culture & Arts,, 08.01.2011,

Own productions (1)
Title Premiere
Valley of the moon – February 21, 2013