Gerard Bechar Center

Colban Dance Troupe at Gerard Bechar

Gerard Bechar Center is one of the three cardinal theatres in Jerusalem. Next to the Khan Theater, and the Jerusalem Theater, the Gerard Bechar Center presents ongoing theater shows, music performances and dance plays, hosting over 250,00 viewers a year.

Gerard Bechar Theater is located in downtown Jerusalem, next to the young and trendy Nachlaot neighborhood and The Machane Yehuda Market, on Bezalel Street. The street was once the home of the famous Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, and is currently one of Jerusalem's most central streets, located at the heart of the Jerusalem's trendy art scene.

The Gerard Bechar Center has two main troups performing constantly under its wing, the Vertigo Dance Troupe and Colban Dance. Both troupes have established quite a reputation for themselves in Israel and abroad.

Also, the center hosts various shows and performances of various Jerusalem festivals, such as The acclaimed Israel Festival and the celebrated Jerusalem Art Festival. In The Gerard Bechar Center you will also find the Central Library of Jerusalem, and its lobby hosts various alternating art and photography exhibitions.

Contact Information

11 Bezalel St.

+972 26251139 ‬
Bimot: +972 2 6237000


Box Office Opening Hours
Sunday - Thursday: 16:30 to 19:00 and from 19:00 until time of the event
Saturday nights: one hour after Shabbat, until the beginning of the show

The center itself is open from 9:00 to 16:30