City Stage

The City Stage is a project designed to encourage young talents to display their performance and to provide them an environment to bring them together with the audience. It provides an opportunity to the people who want to experience the satage and display their talent in front of the audience.


Performance Place

It takes place in the square foyer of Zorlu Performans Sanatları Merkezi  between November and June. It takes place in the main entrance of Zorlu Performans Sanatları Merkezi between July and October. 

Everyone from amateurs to proffessionals can apply to the City Stage. Individual applications are accepted along with group applications. Amateur and proffesional bands, theater groups, conservatory students and amateur theater, music etc. art groups of various companies can take the stage.


All events taking place in the City Stage are free and all the people/group members takins stage and Zorlu Perfomans Sanatları Merkezi wont reap a profit from the City Stage performances.  

All kind of stage performances, especially music, dance, theater ones, are being evaluated. Classical, jazz, pop, hip hop, rock, ethnic music genres;  tango, modern dance, latin dances, ballet, flamenco dance genres; theater, pantomime, musical, stand up, poem performance, juggling etc. performances are being evaluated in a broad spectrum.

Events that can be carried out:

- Within the year and year-end shows of art schools, student recitals

- Shows of amateur/professional bands, dance and theater groups

- Shows of university bands and theater groups

- Performances of groups to improve themselves 

People who want to be involved in the selection process, have to fill in the online application form and share their performance recording link. The groups and people that will take the stage are going to be chosen from these application forms. Having filled in the application form doesn’t guarantee that the groups/people are going to take part on the stage. Besides, if they aren’t chosen in that related month’s program, that doesn’t mean they won’t be chosen in the next months’ programs. 

People and groups taking the stage won’t reap any profit from their performances. Zorlu Performans Sanatları Merkezi doesn’t seek any profit from the performances carried out in the aim of the City Stage.

All performances carried out on the City Stage are recorded and are on Zorlu Performans Sanatları Merkezi website, all publication rights being hidden by hidden Zorlu Yapı Yapı Yatırım A.Ş. Performans Sanatları Merkezi Branch Office, for being used in further works. 

Applications are evaluated on the basis of variety. The people or groups that will carry out their performances are going to sign in a mutual covenant with Zorlu Performans Sanatları Merkezi. The accepted ones have to share their work lists, they are going to perform in the event, with Zorlu Performans Sanatları Merkezi two weeks before their stage day. The performances whose content aren’t approved by Zorlu Performans Sanatları Merkezi won’t be displayed. 

Performance Days and Hours

Weekdays 19:00

Weekends 17:00

*Performance duration is 45 minutes. 

8 x d&b Q1 Speaker
4 x d&b Qsub
1 x Midas PRO1
6 X d&b M6 Monitor

AKG drum kit 
6 X SM57 
6 X SM58 
6 X DI 
2 X SHURE wireless


Electronic Piano: Roland Rp301-SB
Acoustic Piano: Yamaha C1 
Drum: Tama Silverstar 22/14/10/12/14/16
Components: 3x T bell boom stand, Trumpet stand, Hi-hat stand, Taboret
Bell: İstanbul Mehmet Traditional Hihat / 1x 16" Crash / Ride
İstanbul Mehmet Xperience Xmetal 1x 18" crash


3 x Fresnel 2000W
6 x ROBE Robin DLF Wash RGBW LED

8m Width x 4m Depth x 0.50m Height

Sound Check
People or groups that are going to take the stage have to be there two hours before the event for sound check. 

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