Frédéric Mitterrand, Minister of Culture and Communication, appoints Jean-Marie Besset as director of the Centre Dramatique NationalLanguedoc-Roussillon Montpellier.

Frédéric Mitterrand, Minister of Culture and Communication, appointed
the playwright Jean-Marie Besset at the direction of the Théâtre des Treize
Winds, Centre Dramatique National Languedoc-Roussillon Montpellier, in
agreement with Georges Frêche, President of Montpellier Agglomeration and
Languedoc-Roussillon Regional Council.

At the age of 50, Jean-Marie Besset is a well-known
France and the United States.
Since 1995, within the company BCDV, founded with Gilbert Désveaux, he
acts as an author, adapter, director or performer.
Jean-Marie Besset is laureate of the Syndicat National de la Critique Dramatique
(1993) SACD’s Prix Nouveau Talent (1993), Prix du Jeune Théâtre then
Grand Prix du Théâtre de l'Académie Française (1998 and 2005), Molière de
the adapter (1999).

Since the summer of 2000, he has also hosted a creative festival in Limoux, NAVA
(New Authors in the Aude Valley).
Jean-Marie Besset will succeed Jean-Claude Fall on January 1, 2010.
continue, independently, its creative activity.