Creativity in Action talk with Dominique Serrand

4 April 2017

Celebrated theatre artist Dominique Serrand of The Moving Company and Theatre de la Jeune Lune holds an informal conversation about his work and career on Thursday, April 6th at noon.

 Paris native Dominique Serrand was co-founder and Artistic Director of Theatre de la Jeune Lune from 1978 to 2008. He studied at the National Circus School and the Ecole Jacques Lecoq in Paris. Mr. Serrand conceived, directed and designed and acted in most Jeune Lune productions for over 25 years. His directing credits include The Kitchen, Lulu, The Bourgeois Gentleman, Romeo and Juliet, Red Noses, 1789, Children of Paradise: Shooting a Dream, 3 Musketeers, The Pursuit of Happiness, Queen Elizabeth, Tartuffe, Gulliver, The Seagull, The Miser, The Little Prince, and Amerika, or The Disappearance. He has staged several operas, including The Magic Flute, Cosi Fan Tutte, Don Juan Giovanni, Figaro, Carmen, Maria de Buenos Aires and Mefistofele. Mr. Serrand’s directing stages include Berkeley Repertory Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, Yale Repertory Theatre, American Repertory Theater, Actors Theatre of Louisville, the Guthrie Theater, and the Children’s Theatre Company, among others. He is a USA/Ford Foundation and Bush Foundation fellow. Theatre de la Jeune Lune was the recipient of the 2005 Tony Award for Excellence in Regional Theatre. Mr. Serrand has been knighted by the French Government in the order of Arts and Letters.

This event will take place in the Weitz Center’s Lounge Over the Main Entrance at noon. Light pizza lunch provided.

Creativity in Action is an occasional series of informal conversations with notable artists, hosted by Arts @ Carleton.