Théâtre des Champs-Élysées

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Théâtre des Champs-Élysées
15 avenue Montaigne, 75008 Paris
Capacity 1905 seats


2 hours 30 minutes 

With intermission


Contemporary dance

Recommended for all ages

Without dialogue

Highlights: Dialogs

Mats Ek, Sharon Eyal, Sasha Waltz, Crystal Pite… the work of some of the world’s finest contemporary choreographers will grace the stage at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées. This celebration of modern dance will feature much-loved works alongside all new creations, all performed by world-famous artists. 

Story: Dialogs

As part of the TranscenDanses Festival, the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées lends its stage to the choreographers who are defining the present and future of modern dance. Accompanied by the music of classical and modern composers alike, from Schubert and Tchaikovsky to Ori Lichtik and Dirk Haubrich, these artists will display their limitless creativity, exploring intimacy and the expressive potential of the human body.

See the full programme for the shows below:


Show Programme

Juliette & Romeo
Choreography: Mats Ek 
Music: Piotr Ilitch Tchaïkovski 
Dancers: Mariko Kida, Anthony Lomuljo and the Dancers of the Royal Swedish Ballet 


Choreography: Emma Portner
Music: Forest Swords
Norwegian National Ballet Dancers


Choreography: Sasha Waltz
Music Franz Schubert
Dancers: Sasha Waltz & Guests


Choreography: Jirí Kylián
Music: Dirk Haubrich 
Norwegian National Ballet Dancers


CREATION (Première française)
Chorégraphie : Crystal Pite
Kidd Pivot Company Dancers


Choreography: Ohad Naharin
Music: Maurice Ravel / Isao Tomita
Batsheva Dance Company Dancers


Covid-19 Information

Specific measures and obligations may apply to this show. Before making your reservation, please check the updated information on our Covid-19 page: https://www.theatreinparis.com/en/page/covid-19


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Théâtre des Champs-Élysées

15 avenue Montaigne, 75008 Paris

Théâtre des Champs-Élysées

Hosting one of the most lavishing concert halls in all of Paris, Champs- Élysées is the true definition of architectural beauty with its historic foundation. Inaugurated on April 2nd, 1913, the structure is quite large comprising three auditoriums: Théâtre des Champs- Élysées, The Comédie des Champs- Élysées, Studio des Champs- Élysées, and a restaurant. The main theatre which has 1905 seats is Italian styled and originally constructed to host guests visiting the theatre to watch opera shows and concerts. This was the first theatre in Paris to be built completely from reinforced concrete instead of steel.


Over the years the famed theatre has hosted many recognized artists such as the beautiful cabaret dancer Josephine Baker, Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Oscar Peterson, Stravinsky, Richard Strauss, and many other entertainers from our cherished olden day era. In 2005 the main room in the theatre was renovated in order to improve the acoustics, it is confirmed that during a show the sounds are very clear, almost as if you were up close to the stage. Théâtre des Champs- Élysées is one of the most frequently visited monuments in Paris, on an annual basis more than 300,000 people attend programs from contemporary dance and ballet recitals to orchestras, operas, and other concerts. Carrying a number of diverse performances of different genres, the theatre attracts audience members of all ages. 

Fast facts
Capacity: 1,905
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Air conditioning: No
Heating: Yes
Coat Check: Yes (paid service)


How do I get to the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées?

The Champs-Elysées theatre is accessible by metro line 9 at Alma-Marceau station and metro line 1 at Franklin-Roosevelt station. The Theatre is also accessible by RER C at Pont de l'Alma station. The Theatre is accessible by bus via lines 42, 63, 72, 80 and 92. Our customer service is available in case of difficulty from 10 am to 7 pm, Monday to Friday. For more information, please see the map above.

What should I do when I arrive there?

We recommend that you arrive at least 15 minutes before the start of the show. Show your ticket at reception and the staff will take care of you.

Is there a dress code?

No, there is no specific dress code, however, proper attire is always appreciated.

How long does the show last?

The performances of Dialogues last 2 hours and 30 minutes.

Can I take pictures during the performance?

In order not to disturb the artists and for the comfort of other spectators, it is forbidden to take pictures during the performance. However, you can take photos of the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées before and after the performance, as a souvenir of your gorgeous Parisian evening!

Is it mandatory to tip an usher?

Each spectator is greeted in the hall by an usher who will lead them to the seat. According to custom at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, ushers may request a tip which you may grant if you wish. It is by no means mandatory.