Frédéric Mitterrand, Minister of Culture and Communication, Michel Champredon, Mayor of Evreux and Franck Martin, Mayor of Louviers, in agreement with the General Council of the Eure and the Haute-Vienne Regional CouncilNormandy, have validated the proposal to appoint Philippe Dereuder to the direction of the national scene of Evreux-Louviers, made by the jury which met on July 1, 2009.

After a professional career in Nord-Pas-de-Calais, notably at the head of the Cultural Spring of Valenciennes, Philippe Dereuder directed the Earthenware Factory in Creil and made it one of the first scenes agreed for theatre and contemporary dance. In Cahors, which he joined in 2005, he also obtained for Dionysos the status of a stage agreed around an international cooperation project.