Name of the responsible structure: Le Hangar
Type of structure : association
Profile of the initiators of the structure: artists
Continent : Europe
Country : France
Address: 146 rue Gambetta 50110 Tourlaville
Tel: 33 (0) 2 33 20 47 65
Mail : lehangar146@aol.com
Website : in project
Contact : Caroline Henry/ Katia Hubert/ Dominique Hamelin


The association relies on one artists project. At the beginning, the space "Le Hangar" occasioned meetings between artists and cultural actors. They contributed to develop a reflection around the space and its potentialities. Multidisciplinary space around contemporary dance, vital and creative space, experimental space, multifunctional space according to the projects, space for the proximity between various publics...Le hangar is in a dynamic of exchanges, networks in order to contribute to the development of artistic and cultural projects.

Former use : body shop
Total surface of the site : 350 m2
Localization : city centre
Foundation year of the centre : November 2001
Type of occupation : lending
Owner of the building : Katia Hubert

Infrastructures / Facilities

Creation space/ residence : 140 m2
Conviviality space: 130 m2
Workshop: 80 m2

Social and artistic disciplines

Contemporary dance: clown, visual arts, theatre, puppet show, fine arts, therapist arts

Activities concerning those disciplines: workshops, stages, residencies, festival, performances, exhibitions, debates, public rehearsal

Other structures/organizations resident on the site

Theatre Y’A QU’A (puppet show theatre), permanent residence

Financial support

General Council
City Hall of Tourlaville


Local, regional and national cultural associations
Local and regional diffusion rooms (Le Trident, Scène Nationale de Cherbourg-Octeville, C.R.A.C de Basse Normandie...)
Local cultural services ( City Halls, DRAC, General Council...)

Modified on Tuesday 12 May 2009