There are other places where artistic acts are performed in more relaxed environments. These include cafes or groups such as the Alianza Francesa (French Alliance) where there are numerous activities throughout the year.
The prices of the performances are varied and depend upon the quality of the show, where it is performed and the popularity of the artist. Artists from all over the world come to Quito.
A concert may be free or it may cost more than $100. The same is prices are for the theater and the different varieties of dance. Generally, the performances that are connected to a celebration are free. However, the big events, which are promoted for months in advance, are presented in the most well-known and important settings in the city.
In the case of a very popular performance, it's easier to make reservations, which can be done by phone. Some companies and foundations offer packages that include the entrance and extra benefits, which can lower the price of the tickets.