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Saturday 17 September 2022, 11:30Passed
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Upon registration
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September 2022
Saturday 17
11:30 - 12:30

Théâtre Firmin Gémier - La Piscine

254 avenue de la Division Leclerc, 92290 Châtenay-Malabry
  • Hauts-de-Seine
  • Île-de-France

Visit of the Théâtre La Piscine - L'Azimut

Visit of the Theatre La Piscine - La Piscine
Saturday 17 September 2022, 11:30Passed
Conditions
Upon registration
Registration
 01 47 02 75 22
OTCM

The Tourist Office invites you to discover behind the scenes of the Theatre, which was once a swimming pool!

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Théâtre Firmin Gémier - La Piscine
254 avenue de la Division Leclerc, 92290 Châtenay-Malabry
  • Hauts-de-Seine
  • Île-de-France
In 1936, an indoor swimming pool was built on this site, with an innovative and experimental system of incineration of household waste (Garchey sinks) to heat the water in the pond. The swimming pool was decommissioned at the end of the 70s, then it was transformed into a theatre: the Théâtre La Piscine. Between 2005 and 2008, the Mayor Georges Siffredi decided to create a Cultural Centre bringing together the Conservatoire de musique et de danse, with studios and an auditorium, as well as the Théâtre La Piscine with a large modular room of 950 seats and a more intimate concert hall (the Footbath). Combining technical performance, comfort and modernity, the Cultural Centre, whose architect is Nicolas Michelin, retains the traces of its history: the rotunda of the facade, the incineration tanks in the foyer of the Theatre (Salle des Machines), the mosaic basin of the Pédiluve...
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Lieu de spectacles, sports et loisirs
Access
By RER B + Bus (45 min. from Châtelet - Les Halles) Option 1: you stop at Robinson and take 194 or 294 (line 194 runs until midnight). . Option 2: you get off at Croix de Berny and you get on the 379 . In any case, stop at the bus stop «Président Allende». Free parking along Avenue de la Division Leclerc
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