Every of those 5 ladies, on the head of a Nationwide Dramatic Middle, campaigns for parity on the earth of theatre. For us, within the limelight, they pose and converse.
Their names are Julie, Maëlle, Pauline, they’re of their thirties or approaching their forties, they’ve attended the conservatory or a theater college. Actresses, they created their collective and moved on to directing, to confront actuality, to query the world, to breathe extra poetry into it. After having imposed themselves on the boards, this new technology of author-directors took the path of theaters, nationwide drama facilities (CDN).
Collectively, the 18 administrators of CDN wrote a primary discussion board in December 2021, highlighting the inequalities between women and men. Sturdy gesture: this summer time, in Avignon, the lads, administrators of CDN, joined them, signing a Constitution of parity within the programming and the technique of manufacturing. Solidarity binds these ladies. Key phrases pepper their dialog: territory, decentralization, public service… Even when they’re 46% at the moment on the head of the CDNs, the nationwide theaters are nonetheless managed by males… Jean Vilar stated: “It’s subsequently to make a society, after which we’ll maybe do some good theatre. It is as much as them!
Chloé Dabert, Comédie-CDN de Reims
THREE DATES: 2014, Impatience competition prize for his staging oforphans, by Dennis Kelly; 2018, staged on the Comédie-Française in I used to be in my home and I used to be ready for the rain to return, by Jean-Luc Lagarce; 2019, appointed head of the Comédie-CDN de Reims.
LEADING IS… “Give targets, which means, accompany a crew and artists aside from your self to fulfill an viewers.”
THE WEATHER EFFECT: the 38 administrators of CDN have signed a Parity Constitution. It’s a written dedication.
A THEATER SHOCK: “Milo Rau, whom I found with La Reprise, Historical past(ies) of theater (I), in Avignon in 2018. It is documentary theatre, very political, impactful each time.
Mantra: “Abandon the quick lanes and observe the unsure tracks”, Jean-Luc Lagarce in Of luxurious and impotence.»
ICON: “Joël Jouanneau, writer, director. My trainer on the conservatory. An excellent trainer.”
NEXT STEP : “The legitimacy of girls to entry the large plateaus. Let it now not be a query.”
NEWS:ladies and boys, by Dennis Kelly, on November 23 and 24 on the CDN-Orléans, and from December 6 to 23 on the Théâtre 14, in Paris.
Julie Deliquet, Gérard-Philipe theatre, CDN of Saint-Denis
THREE DATES: 2009, creation of his collective In Vitro; 2016, first expertise on the Comédie-Française with Vania, after Chekhov; 2020, path of the Gérard-Philippe Theater in Saint-Denis.
LEADING IS… “Pursuing your inventive imaginative and prescient within the public service by considering of a collective undertaking for the artists of at the moment and tomorrow, for the spectators, for the inhabitants of a territory.”
THE WEATHER EFFECT: “We inform ourselves that the popularity is sufficient. However recognition doesn’t stop violence. The combat in place at the moment shouldn’t be gained tomorrow.
A THEATER SHOCK: “Love, a play by Alexander Zeldin, seen as a part of the final Autumn Competition. His work within the subject of the social transposed on stage questions me in regards to the theater of tomorrow.
MANTRA: “’It is easy for anybody to talk above their situation’ and ‘We all the time have extra energy than we expect’. Two sentences taken from my final present, proletarian fresco, Eight hours do not make a day, by Rainer Werner Fassbinder.
ICON: Delphine Seyrig. We renamed the big corridor of the Gérard-Philipe Theater in his title. It’s the first time that she has had a girl’s title.
NEXT STEP : “The entry of girls to the very best spheres, if they need it.”
NEWS:Jean-Baptiste, Madeleine, Armande and the others… in response to Molière, till January 15, at La Comédie-Française, in Paris.
Maëlle Poésy, Dijon-Bourgogne theater, CDN
THREE DATES: 2007, entry to the TNS drama college; 2016, adaptation and staging of two performs by Chekhov for the Studio-Théâtre de la Comédie-Française; in 2021, takes up her duties as director of the Dijon-Bourgogne Theater.
LEADING IS… “Workforce work. Additionally the accountability of a public service side. It’s with an inventive undertaking that we defend a territory.
THE WEATHER EFFECT: “It uncovered a spot of violence in society that was ‘invisibilized’. Absolutely the necessity that this factor be regulated, thought out, modified.”
A THEATER SHOCK : “By Coronary heart, by Tiago Rodrigues, seen in Quebec in 2015. Poetry as a drive of resistance. Great !”
MANTRA: “Given the context, I’ll quote the sentence of Seneca: “Life shouldn’t be about ready for the storm to move, it’s about studying to bounce within the rain”.
ICONS: “Judith Butler, Pina Bausch, Ohad Naharin, Marguerite Duras, Virginie Despentes, Robert Filliou, amongst others…”
NEXT STEP : “Parity within the administration of nationwide theaters in addition to the identical technique of manufacturing and distribution.”
NEWS:7 Minutes, by Stefano Massini, from November 17 to 19, on the Théâtre-Sénart, nationwide stage, and on December 9 and 10, at Factors Communs, nationwide stage of Cergy. And likewise Anima, both a proposal by Maëlle Poésy and the visible artist Noémie Goudal, with the efficiency artist Chloé Moglia and the musical creation of Chloé Thévenin, from March 29 to 1er April 2023, on the Middle Pompidou, in Paris.
Pauline Bayle, CDN – Public Theater of Montreuil
THREE DATES: 2010, entry to the Conservatory; 2019, adaptation and staging of Delicate tune, the novel by Leïla Slimani, on the Studio-Théâtre of the Comédie-Française; January 2022, takes over the administration of the Nouveau Théâtre de Montreuil.
LEADING IS… “A momentum in direction of others, a momentum of creation, a momentum in direction of the general public.”
THE WEATHER EFFECT: “The accountability to be permeable to this transformation in society, to be as much as this transformation.”
A THEATER SHOCK: “Rain, by choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker. She succeeded with this work to provide physique to the important vitality in its chaos and its biggest concord.
MANTRA: “Be if potential, and every at their very own tempo, at your individual energy, the one who makes the unrecognizable gesture, be the unheard voice, the undetectable physique in these occasions of false knowledge and venal resemblance”, a sentence by Didier-Georges Gabily extracted from Working notes.»
ICON: “Virginia Woolf. My subsequent present write his life, in June 2023, is on it.”
NEXT STEP : “Parity is now not a topic. That is the bottom, the place to begin. Ladies have to make their voices heard.”
NEWS:Illiad + Odyssey, in response to Homère, on tour, on December 3 in Châteauroux; Illusions misplaced, in response to Balzac, from November 16 to 26 on the Célestins, in Lyon.
Julia Vidit, Manufacture Theater, CDN Nancy-Lorraine
THREE DATES: 2003, leaving the CNSAD (Nationwide Conservatory of Dramatic Artwork); first staging My corpse will probably be trapped, by Pierre Desproges; 2021, appointed director of the Théâtre de la Manufacture, CDN Nancy-Lorraine.
LEADING IS… “Main a theatrical journey with a crew, with audiences, in a territory. It is tremendous robust!”
THE WEATHER EFFECT: “Consciousness of the have to be in wholesome relationships. One thing is on the best way… However there’s nonetheless work to be carried out!”
A THEATER SHOCK: “Within the loneliness of the cotton fields, by Koltès, carried out and directed by Patrice Chéreau on the Manufacture des Œillets. I cried the 4 hours of Paris-Metz bus.
MANTRA: “Relying on the day, I oscillate between: ‘I am livid at holding quiet and listening to lies’, by Corneille, and ‘Being blissful is all the time being blissful regardless of every part’, by Clément Rosset.”
ICONS: “Jeanne Laurent, actress of decentralization, Dominique Valadié, actress, Edward Bond, writer.”
NEXT STEP : “The girl will actually be the equal of the person the day when an incompetent lady is appointed to an essential place.” Françoise Giroud, March 11, 1983.”
information: Local weather what? shared creation on the CDN in Nancy, Could 13 and 14, 2023; It is like this (if you’d like), after Pirandello, by Guillaume Cayet, on tour.