From spellbinding classic ballets at the Opéra de Paris to contemporary dance and hip-hop, autumn in Paris is the perfect time for dance enthusiasts. The city hosts performances by top French and international dancers, not to mention world-class choreographers who come to Paris to premiere their shows and captivate audiences.
This autumn has an eclectic programme (La Belle au bois dormant with the American Ballet Theatre and the Lac des cygnes by Rudolf Noureev at the Opéra Bastille, George Balanchine and Jiri Kylian at the Palais Garnier, Viktor by Pina Bausch ans Available light by Lucinda Chlids at the Théâtre du Châtelet, Sara Baras Ballet Flamenco and Benjamin Millepied at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Carolyn Carlson at the Théâtre Chaillot, Pietragalla / Derouault at the Salle Pleyel...) in store for the public, offering many opportunities to enjoy some great performances.
The Paris dance scene encompasses the verve of next-generation dance talent as well as the artistry of established performers. The city offers such a wide spectrum of dance forms that it is impossible to list all the performers and companies.