Frédéric Mitterrand, Minister of Culture and Communication, gave his approval to the proposals to appoint Yannick Marzin as director of the national scene of the Pays de Montbéliard and ThierryVautherot as director of the Granit in Belfort, following the jurissbringing together all the local authorities concerned, which took place on 11 and 18 October in both cities.

From popular education to cultural development counselling in
the European scale, Yannick Marzin’s career is marked by
equal attention to the evolution of cultural practices of audiences
and the work of the artists. He has just accompanied for 5 years
Carolyn Carlson in implementing her project for the centre
national choreographic of Roubaix.
For the Allan, Montbéliard’s national stage, which becomes stage
of the Pays de Montbéliard by expanding to Ars-numerica, to
Bethoncourt Ark, and getting closer to the MALS – Theatre of
Sochaux, Yannick Marzin proposes a project whose music, the
digital creation and the awakening of the young public will be priority axes,
at the service of a dynamic territory giving a large place to the
participation of the inhabitants and the reception of young talents
european.
Thierry Vautherot has held key positions in several stages
the Maison de la Culture de Chambéry, before
direction of the Maison des Arts Thonon – Evian. Passionate
by the performing arts, long-time engaged in exchanges
Thierry Vautherot intends to consolidate the
the achievements of the Granit theatre creation centre
and its Cooperative. It is therefore from the permanent presence
artistic teams in Belfort that he proposes to expand the reach and
national cooperation projects.
Upon taking office, Yannick Marzin and Thierry Vautherot
to imagine the first actions of foreshadowing, in
complicity with the Centre chorégraphique national de Belfort, a future
European center of creation and diffusion for the living art, federating
the energies and ambitions of their teams and their projects
respective.