Roman theatre workshop

Oct 21, 2022
Avenches - Visits and guided tours

Built at the beginning of the 2nd century A.D., the Selley Theatre could accommodate around 12,000 spectators, making it one of the largest buildings of its kind

During this workshop, you will discover the backstage of a Roman theatre, its functioning, atmosphere and organisation. Your guide will teach you how to find your place in the stands with a token, show you where the stage, orchestra and entrances are located before introducing you to the theatre itself by performing a short play in the spirit of Plautus, the beloved Roman comic author.

The Roman theatre workshop for children will take place on Wednesday 27 April 2022 and Friday 21 October 2022 at 13:30.
Registration required

Workshop in French
Children between 12 and 15 years old
Duration of the workshop: 1h30
Price: CHF 15. - per child
Minimum number of participants: 25 people
Meeting point: Théâtre romain du Selley
Free parking approx. 5 minutes' walk away (route du Faubourg, next to the gas station)

  • Office du Tourisme d'Avenches
  • Place de l'Eglise 3
  • 1580 Avenches - CH

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