Dance and ballet in Paris

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. 

San Francisco Ballet -

The Théâtre de la Villethe Opéra Bastillethe Théâtre national de Chaillot and the Palais Garnier are some of the prime venues for this wonderful art form.

Autumn Festival in Paris

Festival | Show - dance | Show - miscellaneous | Show - theatre
from 07 September 2016 to 31 December 2016
Paris et Ile-de-France - ., Paris

Every year, the public can discover almost 50 shows in various venues and institutions in Paris and around the Ile-de-France regio...

Robbins / Balanchine / Cherkaoui / Jalet

Show - dance
from 02 May 2017 to 27 May 2017
Opéra National de Paris - Palais Garnier - Place de l'Opéra, Paris

Choreographers Robbins, Balanchine, Cherkaoui and Jalet with music by Maurice Ravel at the Opéra Garnier

La Sylphide, ballet by Pierre Lacotte

Show - dance
from 01 July 2017 to 16 July 2017
Opéra National de Paris - Palais Garnier - Place de l'Opéra, Paris

In July, the stage of the Opéra Garnier welcomes the famous 'La Sylphide' ballet from choreographer Pierre Lacotte

Les Etés de la Danse (Summers of Dance)

Festival | Show - dance
from 04 July 2017 to 22 July 2017
Île Seguin - Rives de Seine - Île Seguin, Boulogne-Billancourt

The festival welcomes outstanding ballet companies from all around the world.

The Cuban National Ballet

Show - dance
from 06 July 2017 to 20 July 2017
Salle Pleyel - 252 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, Paris

The Cuban National Ballet on stage at the Salle Pleyel for 14 exceptional performances

Opéra de Paris : Season opening Gala

Show - dance
from 21 September 2017 to 21 September 2017
Opéra National de Paris - Palais Garnier - Place de l'Opéra, Paris

The gala evening at the Opéra national de Paris launches the new season and brings together all the artists.