National Moravian-Silesian Theatre/ Národní divadlo Moravskoslezské
The National Moravian-Silesian Theatre with a seat in Ostrava is the biggest and oldest professional theatre in the Moravian-Silesian region and is also the biggest cultural institution established by the statutory city of Ostrava. It is a noticeable centre of cultural, spiritual, intellectual and social life of citizens of Ostrava and of its wide surroundings. It is the only theatre in Moravia, which has four artistic companies – opera, drama, operetta/musical and ballet, which perform regularly on two permanent scenes - in the Antonín Dvořák Theatre and in the Jiří Myron Theatre. The theatre presents 16-19 premieres per year and plays almost 500 performances.