After a career as a dancer and professor from 1980 to 1988, Claire Verlet became producer for American artists (John Cage, Robert Ashley, Lucinda Childs, Karole Armitage….) for 8 years. From 1995 to 2000, she was artistic advisor at La Filature, Scène nationale – Mulhouse as well as consultant at Institut Francais, which, in 1999, appointed her as Head of its Dance section. During that time she was on the board of directors of several companies, and sitting on various Foundations’ committees. Claire Verlet joined the Centre national de la danse in early 2000 as Director of the programming until 2008 when she was asked to take the responsibility of the Dance programme at Theatre de la Ville, Paris.
Theatre de la Ville invites every year the world-class artists of our time and accompanies younger artists in their development over the years.