Conventional Scenes of National Interest
As part of the redefinition of the labels and of the convention in the live performance operated by the Ministry of Culture in 2017, the appellation «stage conventionnée d'intérêt national» is awarded (for four years, renewable) a structure recognized for the quality of its programme of artistic and cultural actions. It is accompanied by one of the following three mentions: «Art et création», for projects developing a sustainable work of accompaniment of artists and facilitation of their creation; «Art, childhood, youth», for projects leading an exemplary cultural action in the accompaniment of young public creation and its inclusion in artistic and cultural education pathways; “Art in territory”, for projects focusing on artistic and cultural activities to meet people.
This designation is awarded or renewed for a period of four years. The Ministry of Culture to date has awarded or renewed this label to 17 structures for the periods 2021-2024 or 2022-2025:
Les 3T de Châtellerault
Directed by Catherine Dété, the 3Ts are labeled with the mention «Art and creation», related to the actions carried out in support of artists in their creative work, a wide dissemination of their works and the organization of their presence in the territory allowing a diversification of meetings with the populations.
Kingersheim Meeting, Exchange and Animation Centre (CREA)
The mention «Art in territory» underlines the work developed by the director of CREA, Philippe Schlienger, alongside artists working in the direction of children and youth, recognizes the major role played by the Momix Festival in the dissemination of young audience performances and the important arts and cultural education component fostered by the continued presence of artists within the CREA and in the territory.
Space Bernard-Marie Koltès of the University of Lorraine
Under the direction of Lee Fou Messica-Pannetier, L'Espace Bernard-Marie Koltès programs and accompanies artists engaged in contemporary theatrical writing, facilitating their creative work, the dissemination of their works and the meeting with the populations. It is labeled with the mention «Art and creation».
The Passage Theatre in Fécamp
Sophie Descamps supports, in production and distribution, artists in the field of puppetry arts and promotes their presence in the territory, with a large audience. His project received the mention «Art and creation».
Territory scenes in Bressuire
Located in the Greater Bocage of Bresse, Scenes de Territoire are implementing, at the initiative of their director, Béatrice Daupagne, a program outside the walls and roaming in several communes, artist residencies as close as possible to the living places of the inhabitants as well as cultural action that takes into account the characteristics of the territory. This important axis of the project justifies the attribution of the mention «Art en territoire».
The Wind Tunnel in Rezé
Defending a multidisciplinary program, the director of La Soufflerie, Cyril Jollard, stands by the artists in their creative work and the dissemination of their works. It also stimulates meetings with the people of the territory. The quality of his project is praised by the mention «Art and creation» given to the theatre.
Espace 600 de Grenoble
Directed by Anne Courel, L'Espace 600 is labeled with the mention «Art, enfance et jeunesse» which recognizes the actions committed to the programming of shows intended for children and youth, support for artists (in creation and broadcasting) working in this field and implementing cultural actions linked to their presence.
The Theatre of the City Hall of Saint-Barthélemy-d'Anjou
The direction set by its director, Gurval Réto, focuses on the programming of shows for children and youth, support for artists in their work of creation and dissemination, and the development of a cultural action policy. The mention «Art, enfance, jeunesse» accompanies the labelling of the project.
The Olympia Theatre of Arcachon
Benoît Dissaux gives a big place to actions outside the walls in the communes of the Arcachon Basin: seasonal programming, support to the work of creation of artists by the organization of residence time, cultural actions linked to the presence of these artists and open to all populations. Hence the mention «Art in territory» attached to the label of the Olympia Theatre.
Luc Donat Theatre at the Tampon (Reunion)
Its director, Éric Juret, pays particular attention to the projects developed as close as possible to the inhabitants in the municipalities of the south of Reunion Island, through the programming and organization of residency time that promotes the involvement of artists in cultural actions. His project is distinguished by the mention «Art in territory» attached to the label.
The hourglass of Ifs/Dives-sur-Mer
This renewal, which covers the period 2022-2025, recognizes Anne Decourt’s commitment to working with artists working in the field of puppetry, for the creation and dissemination of their works and their anchoring in the territory, to meet the inhabitants. It is accompanied by the mention «Art and creation» for the puppet theatre.
The Machinery of Homécourt
Under the direction of Philippe Cumer, La Machinerie is developing a programme of actions in particular to support artists for their creative work, a wide dissemination of their works and the organization of their presence in their territory allowing a diversification of meetings with the populations. The quality of his project is praised by the mention «Art and creation».
The Sonambule, develops a programme of actions in the programming of shows intended for children and youth, support to artists for their work of creation and dissemination of their works, as well as in cultural action. The project of its director, Emilie Ruah, receives this label with the mention «Art, childhood and youth».
The Théâtre Brétigny runs an action program in support of artists for their creative work, a wide dissemination of their works and the organization of their presence in the territory allowing a diversification of encounters with people. Her project, led by director Sophie Mugnier, receives the mention «Art and creation».
The Sorano Theatre
Directed by Sébastien Bournac, the Sorano Theatre in Toulouse is labeled «Art et création» for its actions in support of emerging artists for their creative work, ensuring a wide dissemination of their works and the organization of their presence in the territory allowing a diversification of meetings with the populations.
Georges-Simenon Theatre and Cinema in Rosny-sous-Bois
The Theatre and Cinema Georges-Simenon de Rosny-sous-Bois is labeled with the mention «art and creation» music and cinema which recognizes the quality of the programme of actions developed by the project of its director, Stéphane Moquet, in terms of support for artists invested in an artistic universe mixing music and cinema through the accompaniment of their creative work, a wide dissemination of their works and the organization of their presence in the territory, to meet the populations.
The Black Head Theatre in Saran
Patrice Douchet’s project, which has been defending creation for many years, and in particular that aimed at today’s authors, won the label with the mention «Art et création». The achievement of this label is the result of an ambitious artistic commitment led by a team determined to defend creation and in particular that focused on contemporary writing.