With an average of 15 dance companies supported annually as part of the “Accueil Studio” [open studio] programme, Malandain Ballet Biarritz supports a lot of companies. This support is provided each year according to the following criteria :

• Open to all aesthetics and styles
• A chance for artistic teams to share their skills and knowledge
• Performance before an audience during the work process or at the end of it • Participation by in-house companies in awareness-raising activities• Ensuring some dance companies benefit from an “Accueil Plateau” [open stage] in partnership with programme locations: Le Temps d’Aimer Festival in Biarritz, the Olympia in Arcachon, Cuvier CDC Aquitaine in Artigues-près- Bordeaux, Espaces Pluriels in Pau, and San Sebastian as part of the Ballet T Euroregional Project.

In addition the Malandain Ballet Biarritz Company’s classes are open to professional dancers on request ( for scheduled dance training. 



March 15, 2022 for a creation with a premiere in January-December 2023

June 2022

Documents required
- Statement of intent
- Budget
- Presentation folder
- Video clips of earlier pieces
- Information sheet on this link 

Gare du Midi – 23 avenue du Maréchal Foch 64200 Biarritz
TEL / + 33 (0)5 59 24 67 19

Hosting companies (2016)

17 companies were suported in 2015 :

Compagnies in Aquitaine :

Cie Adéquate / Lucie Augeai et David Gernez
Cie L'Oublié(e) / Raphaëlle Boitel
Cie Traversée / Mizel Théret
Cie Le Corps Sage / Isabelle Avid
Cie Elirale / Pantxika Telleria
Cie Illicite / Fabio Lopez
Festival Bizkiak Project / Association la dépose
Cie Maritzuli / Claude Iruretagoyena
Collectif Bilaka
Assocation Ezkandrai 

Other compagnies :

Cie Samuel Mathieu
Cie Kukai / Jon Maya
Dantzaz Konpainia
Les Vikings Cie / Sara Olmo et Victor Launay
Cie Imbilico / Luidgia Riva
Cie Komusin / Eun Young Lee
MugMus Laboretegia

Festivals :

Le Temps d’Aimer / Biarritz
Errobiko Festibala / Itxassou
Dantza Hirian / Eurocité basque