The Oslo Opera House (Norwegian: Operahuset) is the home of The Norwegian National Opera and Ballet, and the national opera theatre in Norway. It is part of the city’s revitalization strategy to redevelop the city’s historically industrial waterfront into an active public space.
The Norwegian Opera and Ballet is the building’s end user. They are Norway’s largest music and theatrical institution. Their core purpose is to be the national producer of opera, ballet, music and dance theatre, and concerts. They have approx. 300 shows and 250,000 visitors per year. The Opera House is a workplace for approx. 600 employees from more than 50 professions.