De Balie Amsterdam


De Balie -

De Balie is an internationally well-known theatre and debate centre for politics, culture and media. De Balie also has a café-restaurant, and is located at Kleine-Gartmanplantsoen 10, Leidseplein in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

De Balie was founded in 1982. The building used to be for the court of Amsterdam.

Felix Rottenberg is co-founder of De Balie. Anil Ramdas was director from 2003 to 2005. Writer and journalist Yoeri Albrecht is director since December 1, 2010, to present.

A lot of De Balie programmes are broadcast live on the internet,


Contact information

  • De Balie Amsterdam
  • Kleine Gartmanplantsoen 10
  • 1017 RR
  • Amsterdam
  • NL