Centro per la Scena Contemporanea

Comune di Bassano del Grappa is a public body in the North East of Italy, its cultural department is dedicated to the development of art and culture in the Veneto region. Parts of the Comune di Bassano are Centro per la Scena Contemporanea (CSC), a dance house devoted to artistic development, community projects, promotion of the culture of dance, and Operaestate Festival involving 39 towns and presenting 300 multidisciplinary performances each season in theatres, castles, parks, villas and museums.
Comune di Bassano is one of the pioneers in promoting transnational programmes, community and participatory projects, multidisciplinary events, interdisciplinary and intergenerational initiatives and artistic development projects in the region. It is the Italian member of the European Dancehouse Network, Aerowaves network and has developed several experiences in leading and co-organizing projects supported by the EU Culture 2000-2006 and 2007-2013 programmes.