The Courtyard Playhouse

The Courtyard Playhouse Performing Arts Training Center is the first and only dedicated improv’ theatre and KHDA licensed training center in UAE.


It is home to Theatresports Middle East, affiliated with the International Theatresports Institute.

Nestled in the creative heart of Dubai, amongst galleries and cafes is a warm and friendly, family owned 60 seat auditorium, centrally located near the Mall of the Emirates and easily accessible from Sheikh Zayed Road. 

Offering workshops in acting and improvisation for all ages, corporate training and development using improv’ techniques, three improv’ and comedy showcases per week, vintage film screenings, National Theatre Live, RSC Live, Kenneth Branagh Theatre Live, and Almeida Theatre Live in HD.


Credit: images of The Courtyard Playhouse

Opening hours

Mon–Wed 11:00–22:00, Thu 11:00–19:00, Fri–Sat 11:00–22:00, Sun 11:00–19:00.


+971 55 967 3927



Al Quoz Industrial 1, Street 4B Dubai