Since the 1980s, Anita Mathieu has been in charge of several responsibilities in performing arts institutions. In 1983, she worked as the Press Attachée of the Théâtre de la Bastille (Paris). From 1984 to 1989, at the creation of the Théâtre Contemporain de la Danse (Contemporain Theater of Dance), she was the Director of Communications and Programming Adviser. From 1989 to 1996, she integrated La Ferme du Buisson (Marne-la-Vallée) as the General Manager and Dance Programmer. Between 1996 and 1998, she was in charge of different missions as artistic adviser and development. Since 1999, she has directed the Rencontres chorégraphiques internationales de Seine-Saint-Denis. From 2000 onwards, the festival has presented more than 290 companies; around 220 foreign companies and 70 French companies. In these roles, she has developed many partnerships with national and international performing arts institutions.
Dates attending Dance Massive: 15 – 24 March
Supported by the Australia Council for the Arts