Théâtre Vidy-Lausanne

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Théâtre Vidy

The Théâtre de Vidy is a theater in the Lausanne district of Vidy in Switzerland.

The building was erected by the Zurich architect Max Bill for a six-month use at the Expo 64 , after which it was not demolished as planned, but continued to be used. It has a large hall ( Salle Charles Apothéloz ) with 400 seats, a small one ( Passerelle ) with a little over 100 seats and a permanent tent in front of the building ( chapiteau ) for around 200 spectators.

Numerous famous directors worked at the Théâtre de Vidy, e. B. Benno Besson , Peter Brook , Matthias Langhoff, Luc Bondy , Heiner Goebbels , Joël Jouanneau , Jacques Lassalle , Robert Wilson .

Over 20 productions with a total of more than 300 performances are played every year. Many of them are co-productions with other theaters in Europe and some of them are shown on tours around the world.

The theater has its own workshops and a small staff of permanent employees. The theater director until 2012 was René Gonzalez .


Web links

Commons : Théâtre de Vidy  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. René Gonzalez at Swissinfo , April 20, 2012

Coordinates: 46 ° 30 '45.6 "  N , 6 ° 36' 38.1"  E ; CH1903:  five hundred thirty-six thousand four hundred and fifty  /  151600