Frédéric Mitterrand, Minister of Culture and Communication, and Alain Maurice, Mayor of Valencia, in agreement with the General Council of the Drôme and the Rhône-Alpes Regional CouncilAlpes, have validated the unanimous proposal of the jury that met on July 7, 2009 to appoint Catherine Rossi-Bâtot as director of the national scene of Valencia.

From Strasbourg, where she participated in the adventure of South Pole, a stage for music and dance, to Valencia, where she developed, in particular, at the heart of the national scene, an important pole of artistic education in the image recognized by the CNC, Catherine Rossi-Batôt has known a professional itinerary marked by artistic and cultural commitment combined with strength of conviction.