Last week, I was lucky enough to spend four days doing work experience at the Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse, one of France’s major theatres, with its own in-house opera and ballet companies.
The ballet company is made up of 35 dancers of 12 different nationalities, and performs at least 4 ballets a year of which 2 are new creations.
I learned a lot about all the aspects of the theatre, from the administrative work to opera rehearsals, wig making, and much more… It was really interesting and amazing, and I am now completely certain that it is in the arts that I want to work. I felt very at home.
But my favourite part of course was attending the class and rehearsal of the Ballet du Capitole. Continue reading