Länsteatrarna is the national organization for regional performing arts in Sweden, representing interests at national, regional and international level. Länsteatrarna creates meeting places for dialogue, exchange of experiences and development. The basis of our work is a well-functioning interaction between politicians and elected representatives in our institutions' boards and its management. Länsteatrarna aims at making visible and improve the conditions for regional performing arts.
Our 21 members together are the biggest player in the regional performing arts in Sweden. Our members produce and tour professional high-quality performing arts, with a multitude of artistic expressions, perspectives and audiences. They are a prerequisite for guaranteeing and developing a vital performing arts throughout the country. Länsteatrarna is a cultural hub, deeply rooted in the surrounding community, interacting with independent cultural operators, amateurs, non-profit forces, schools, business and more. We create a myriad of relationships that anchors and brings new ideas that lead to a broad dialogue about the significance of art and culture.