The drama theatre is situated in the main building of NATFA, on 108A “Rakovski” str. The first theatre performance was in 1957. The NATFA theatre presents a complex of stages, two of which are the main ones: Grand stage (423 seats) and Stage 47 (60 seats), and the rest of the halls A101, A202, A203, A405, A610, the so called small stages, are used in the training of different theatre forms and genres. The drama theatre functions as a repertoire theatre, where the diploma stage performances  could be watched – staged by the classes in the programmes “Drama Theatre Acting”, “Physical Theatre – Pantomime and Dance Theatre”, “Drama Theatre Directing”, “Directing in the Stage Arts”.