Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux is a theatre that opened in 1780 in Bordeaux, France. The theatre was designed by architect Victor Louis, its facade is of a Neoclassical style with dominant Corinthian columns included in its design. Inside the theatre lives up the grand naming with a beautiful staircase leading to the wonderful auditorium. The theatre gained fame for being the venue where the ballet ‘La Fille Mal Gardee’ premiered and also where Marius Petipa staged some of his first ballets. The theatre has recently been renovated and continues to be a popular venue in the city.
The theatre is situated in the city centre of Bordeaux. You can get there by taking the B tram to ‘Grand Theatre’. Alternatively, you can take the 2, 3, 6, 26, 29 or 47 buses to ‘Pole d’Echanges’ which is a short walk away. If travelling by car, the closest car park is the ‘Grands Hommes’.
Opening Times and Admission
The best way to attend the theatre is by attending a music, dance or opera performance. You can book tickets for a performance online or at the ticket booth at the theatre.