Author and Director of _jeanne_dark_
Marion Siéfert is an author, director and performer. Her work is at the crossroads of several artistic and theoretical fields and is carried out through different mediums: shows, films, writing. In 2015-2016, she is invited to the Institute for Applied Theatre Studies in Gießen (Germany) as part of her doctoral studies. There she develops her first show, 2 ou 3 choses que je sais de vous, portrait of the audience through their Facebook profiles. She collaborates on Nocturnes and L'Époque, two films by filmmaker Matthieu Bareyre, who is also an artistic collaborator on her plays. She performs for Monika Gintersdorfer and Franck Edmond Yao in Les Nouveaux aristocrates (Wiener Festwochen 2017).
Since September 2017, she has been an associated artist with La Commune - CDN d'Aubervilliers. In 2018, she created Le Grand Sommeil, with choreographer and performer Helena de Laurens, programmed at the 2018 edition of the Festival d'Automne; in March 2019, News piece n°12: DU SALE! a duet for rapper Original Laeti and dancer Janice Bieleu. For this piece, she received the Grand Jury Prize at the European Fast Forward Festival. Her latest play _jeanne_dark_, created at the 2020 edition of the Festival d'Automne in Paris, is the first show designed simultaneously for the theatre and for Instagram. Since this season, she is also associated artist with the CNDC of Angers and the Parvis - Scène Nationale de Tarbes.
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