Louise at Théâtre du Rond-Point

Théâtre du Rond-Point

Until May 24, 2025

100% in English

Location

Théâtre du Rond-Point
2 bis avenue Franklin D. Roosevelt - 75008 Paris
Capacity 760 seats

Duration

1 h 15 min

No intermission


Details

Dance, Circus, Theatre

For all audiences

A few words in French logue


HIGHLIGHTS: LOUISE

At Théâtre du Rond-Point, Louise by Martin Zimmerman skilfully blends circus, theatre and dance to create an astonishing stage experience. Martin Zimmermann, a Swiss artist renowned for his daring creations and singular approach to performance, plunges you into the world of Louise, a character as mysterious as she is fascinating.

 

The show is distinguished by its inventive staging, in which Zimmermann explores themes of identity and transformation through surprising set designs and precisely choreographed movement. Modular sets and everyday objects become tools of metamorphosis, adding a surreal dimension to the show.

 

Louise doesn't just tell a story, but also highlights emotions and states of mind through powerful visuals. The four performers move from humour to raw emotion with astonishing fluidity. The carefully integrated music and sound effects enhance the dreamlike atmosphere of the show.

 

Every element of the show, from the costumes to the props, is designed to provoke thought about our own perception of reality and illusion.

 

Come and be surprised by this visually stunning, poetic show that pushes the boundaries of stage performance and opens up a whole new world of possibilities.

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Théâtre du Rond-Point

2 bis avenue Franklin D. Roosevelt - 75008 Paris

Théâtre du Rond-Point


If you ever want to feel the pulse of the French theatre scene, the Théâtre du Rond-Point is the place to be! But which roundabout or "rond-point" is it exactly? It's one of the most famous roundabouts in Paris, located near the Champs-Elysées, smaller than the famous Etoile roundabout under the Arc de Triomphe. Since 1981, it has attracted a host of directors from all over the world and a host of people with a passion for theatre. A major venue for contemporary creation since 1991, the Rond-Point does not programme "what people like, but what they don't yet know they like", according to Jean-Michel Ribes, the theatre's former director. Since 2023, Laurence de Magalhaes and Stéphane Ricordel have taken over the reins of this theatre, which is still rooted in contemporary creation and focuses on living authors.



Fast facts
Capacity: 760
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Air conditioning: Yes
Heating: Yes

FAQ

How do I get to Théâtre du Rond-Point in the 8th arrondissement of Paris?

The Théâtre du Rond-Point is accessible by:
Metro: Line 1 (station Champs-Élysées - Clemenceau and Franklin D. Roosevelt), line 9 (station Franklin D. Roosevelt), line 13 (station Champs-Élysées - Clemenceau)
Address: 2 Bis avenue Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 75008 Paris
In case of difficulty, our hotline can be reached during our business hours. Please see the footer of this page for our contact details.

What do I do when I get to Théâtre du Rond-Point?

We invite you to arrive 15 minutes before the beginning of Louise, and present your voucher at the front desk. Théâtre du Rond-Point’s English-speaking staff members will guide you to your seats.

How long does Louise, last?

The dance piece Louise at Théâtre du Rond-Point lasts approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes, with no intermission.

Is Louise for an international audience or French speakers?

Both! The Théâtre du Rond-Point welcomes audiences from all over the world! Dance is a universal language, therefore, the dance piece, Louise, is accessible to anyone from any corner of the world.

Where will I be seated?

The seats you will be allocated at the Théâtre du Rond-Point will be placed in the centre of the auditorium.

Can I choose my seat when booking?

No, unfortunately it is not possible to choose your seat when booking for Louise. However, you can choose the category and we will allocate you the best seats in the chosen category!
Please note that tickets of the same category that are booked during the same purchase session, in the same booking order on our website are always assigned side by side. To be sure of this, make sure all of your tickets are in the same category and are included in your shopping cart at the time of purchase.
You can find the seating plan in the theatre’s "photo" section on this page.
If there are no available adjacent seating arrangements, our customer service team will contact you before the booking is confirmed.

Is there a dress code at Théâtre du Rond-Point?

There is no specific dress code at Théâtre du Rond-Point, but proper attire is appreciated. Many Parisians will arrive directly from work, dressed in business casual or chic attire.