Wales Millennium Centre has established itself as one of the world's leading performing arts venues. It presents operas, ballets, contemporary dances and the best international musicals. The Donald Gordon Theatre (main auditorium) seats 1897 and the Studio theater can accommodate up to 250 people. The center also houses eight resident companies: BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Urdd Gobaith Cymru, Literature Wales, National Dance Company Wales, Tŷ Cerdd, Hijinx Theatre, Touch Trust, and Welsh National Opera. You will also find a wide range of shops and restaurants.