Paris Summers of Dance (Les Étés de la Danse de Paris)

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Country and Region FranceÎle-de-France
Type of Festival Dance
Location of Festival Paris, Île-de-France, France
Festival Contact Information

Les étés de la danse de Paris
4, villa du Mont Tonnerre
75015 Paris
Phone: +33 01 42 68 22 14
Fax: +33 01 42 68 22 16
Email:, or

Festival Description

The festival began in 2005 as an event to further enrich Paris during the summer. The program features outstanding dance performances by noted dancers and choreographers from around the globe. It is the intention of the organizers to offer dance enthusiasts spectacles of quality, and to make dance available to as many people as possible. Participating dance companies have included the San Francisco Ballet, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, the National Ballet of Cuba, and Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal.

Festival Dates July 7 - 24, 2010
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Photo slideshow credits:
  • Alvin Ailey
    Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Photo by Eric N. Hong
  • Matthew Rushing, “Firebird”
    Maurice Béjart, Photo by Eduardo Patino
  • Renée Robinson, “Revelations”
    Alvin Ailey, Photo by Paul Kolnik
  • Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
    Jamar Roberts, Amos J. Machanic and Olivia Bowman, Photo by Andrew Eccles
  • Members of the AAADT, “The Golden Section”
    Twyla Tharp, Photo by: Andrew Eccles


Practical Info:

  • Grand Palais
    Avenue Winston Churchill
    Paris 8e


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