Dance and Theatre

We launch our section on dance and theatre in Provence with a full guide to the Festival d'Avignon theatre festival and a backstage tour of the Pavillon Noir in Aix en Provence, home of the world-celebrated Ballet Preljocaj. Click here to read about the Parc Alexis Gruss circus park in Vaucluse.

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Ballet PreljocajAix en Provence is home to one of the world's leading choreographers, Angelin Preljocaj, whose company, Ballet Preljocaj, is based in its own stunning, purpose-built premises, the Pavillon Noir.

The Off Festival smallEach July, the entire city of Avignon turns into a gorgeous giant theatre. Founded in 1947, it today has two strands, the main festival (the "In") and the fringe (the "Off"). The date of the 2017 "In" is 6-26 July. The "Off is 7-30 July.

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