The beautiful art of theater is respected and praised in Monaco! The principality has many theaters and performance halls, which aim to pay tribute to the best directors and actors. In fact, the principality has gradually built up a worldwide reputation and tourists book hotel rooms in Monaco just to see shows. Theater companies and studios compete with each other to offer the public high quality plays. All the information and reviews can be found on the websites and social networks of Monaco's theaters.
But where to go to the theater in Monaco? The best is to consult the list of theaters directly on the website Annuaire Monaco.
The most famous theater is the famous Théâtre Princesse Grasse, under the presidency of H.S.H. Princess Stéphanie. The former Théâtre des Beaux-Arts, created in 1930, has an international reputation. It has always paid tribute to the performing arts and contributed to the cultural influence of the principality. The Théâtre Princesse Grasse hosts numerous productions throughout the year and features both well-known names and promising young talents.
The Théâtre des Variétés is equally appreciated by lovers of the performing arts. Located on Boulevard Albert I, it has a 350-seat auditorium and a rich and varied program. Plays, but also concerts, musical shows, stand-up comedians... So many performances that the Monegasque and foreign public can attend.
Are you more of an opera fan? The Monte-Carlo Opera House, also known as the Salle Garnier, is a magnificent venue where ballets, concerts and theater shows are held. Very active, the Opera proposes a new and very rich program with each new season.
Monaco is a principality proud of its cultural venues and offers very popular festivals, both in the Alpes-Maritimes and in other countries. The Mondial du Théâtre takes place every summer at the Auditorium Rainier III. It is a highly anticipated event that brings together amateur and professional troupes from all over the world. The Printemps des Arts also gives pride of place to culture: plays, operas, performances... It takes place in various places, such as the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco or the Salle des Princes of the Grimaldi Forum. These are very popular festivals, so it is recommended to book your hotel room in advance if you do not live in Monaco.
Want to get on stage? Take acting classes in Monaco to burn up the stage. The Théâtre des Muses offers to attend plays, but also to take courses in theatrical art. You can also go to the Studio de Monaco which teaches the basics of theatrical recitation and improvisation on stage. The school offers courses for children and adults; ideal for learning to express yourself orally and to gain confidence.