Frédéric Mitterrand, Minister of Culture and Communication, together with Alain Claeys, Mayor of Poitiers, and Ségolène Royal, President of the Poitou-Charentes Regional Council, has appointed Yves Beaunesne, Managing Director of the Centre dramatique régional Poitou-Charentes.

Trained at INSAS in Brussels and at the Conservatoire national supérieur d'art
of Paris, he was assistant to Stuart Seide and Patrice Chéreau. He
has since signed numerous productions widely distributed
in France and abroad. He also created and directed the University of
theatre de Suisse romande located in Lausanne from 2002 to 2007.
Yves Beaunesne’s project for the Centre dramatique régional Poitou-
Charentes is inhabited by its concern for the classical, modern theatrical repertoire
and contemporary. He wishes to develop and strengthen multiple
regional level. It also intends to associate a
company located in the Poitou-Charentes region at the dramatic center.
Yves Beaunesne will succeed Claire Lasne-Darcueil on 1 January 2011.
continue its creative activity and lead the Maison du Comédien in
Allocates.