- This event has passed.
2016 Montpellier Danse Festival
23 June 2016 @ 13 h 00 min - 9 July 2016 @ 20 h 00 min
Montpellier Danse, the international danse festival
The annual meeting of the largest international choreographers Montpellier Danse, with many free performances in Montpellier and in the municipalities of the metropolis.
It’s in June 1981, with the young prodigy choreographer Dominique Bagouet, that the adventure of the international contemporary Montpellier Dance festival began.
In over thirty years, Montpellier Danse has become a key event in choreography and this for two weeks, more than a hundred of shows including numerous premieres and first . More than 300 companies coming from all over the world meet in Montpellier, dozens shows a day for about 10 days.
Apart from the festival, Montpellier Danse means unforgettable creations, documentaries on the history of dance, open air dance classes, aperitifs-debates on shows , but also throughout the year many appointments : shows, screenings, meetings and conferences in the Agora, international city-state of dance, opened in 2010.
For its 35 years-old, the Montpellier Dance Festival has hosted no fewer than 20 choreographers from 13 countries to make you travel at the speed of sound with until now unreleased classic creations performed right before your eyes on a beautiful summer day in Montpellier.