Programme Commun

In accordance with the cantonal guidelines on Coronavirus issued on Friday 13 March, theatres: Théâtre Vidy-Lausanne, Arsenic, Théâtre Sévelin 36 are closed to the public until April 30th.

The 6th edition of the Programme Commun Festival initially scheduled from March 25 to April 5, 2020 will therefore not take place.

Théâtre Vidy-Lausanne, Arsenic and Les Printemps de Sévelin have pooled their programmes and join forces. Discover the originality of the Swiss scene through many creations by renowned or emerging artists, from the fields of theatre, dance, performance and visual art.


For international programmers and curators, Programme Commun offers to organize the stay in Lausanne including show schedules, accommodation and meetings with artists and programmers. Please consult the website for booking and related information:


Among the eighteen shows and performances on offer, there are the following thirteen exciting works by Swiss artists:

«Outrage au public» by Emilie Charriot
«Société en chantier» by Stefan Kaegi / Rimini Protokoll
«Avant la retraite» by Marion Duval / Camille Mermet / Aurélien Patouillard
«Contres-enquêtes» by Nicolas Stemann / Schauspielhaus Zürich
«Moving Backwards» by Pauline Boudry / Renate Lorenz
«If Only» by ZOO / Thomas Hauert
«Voodoo Sandwich» by Augustin Rebetez / Niklas Blomberg
«Démons sans qualité» by Julie Monot
«No Paradean» by Marco Berrettini
«Chasing a Ghost» by Alexandra Bachzetsis
«Hominal/Xaba» by Marie-Caroline Hominal / Nelisiwe Xaba
«Be Arielle F» by Simon Senn
«Pièce sans acteur(s)» by François Gremaud / Victor Lenoble