Visit the Theatre des Champs-Elysees

Several times a year, the theatre organises guided tours (in French).

Visit the Theatre des Champs-Elysees

Open to:

  • Individuals (a maximum of 25 people per tour) Cost per person:
    €8 – full rate
    €4 – reduced rate for young people (under 26), students and pensioners

€150 – group rate for groups of 25 people

A member of the Theatre team will be happy to guide you for a tour lasting about 1 hour 15 minutes. He will describe the historical and artistic context in which the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées was built, and explain the artistic aspirations behind the theatre's programme of staged operas, concert operas, symphony concerts, vocal and instrumental recitals and dance. The guide will talk about the different professions represented at the theatre, and explain how they work together to create the optimum conditions for both theatregoers and artists.

TOURs

Open to:

  • School groups (a maximum of 35 pupils and supervisors): free of charge. Contact: rp@theatrechampselysees.fr / +33 (0)1 49 52 50 50
  • Individuals (a maximum of 25 people per tour) Cost per person:
    €8 – full rate
    €4 – reduced rate for young people (under 26), students and pensioners

€150 – group rate for groups of 25 people

A member of the Theatre team will be happy to guide you for a tour lasting about 1 hour 15 minutes. He will describe the historical and artistic context in which the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées was built, and explain the artistic aspirations behind the theatre's programme of staged operas, concert operas, symphony concerts, vocal and instrumental recitals and dance. The guide will talk about the different professions represented at the theatre, and explain how they work together to create the optimum conditions for both theatregoers and artists.

TOUR ITINERARY

A few preliminaries...

  • Façade: low reliefs by Bourdelle
  • Atrium: frescoes by Bourdelle, light fittings by Lalique
  • Salon des Dames: paintings by Lebasque
  • Second balcony: cut-away scale model of the theatre and display case featuring highlights of the theatre's history (produced in 1988 when the theatre was renovated)
  • Views of the auditorium: ceiling painting by Maurice Denis
  • Foyer de la danse: paintings by Jacqueline Marval (if not being used for rehearsals)
  • Stage (if available)

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