Stéphane Braunschweig

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Stéphane André Braunschweig (born 5 July 1964) is a French theatre director.[1]

Life and career[edit]

Born in Paris, the son of a lawyer and a psychoanalyst mother,[2] Braunschweig studied at the lycée Victor-Duruy, in Paris.[citation needed] After studying philosophy at the École normale supérieure de Saint-Cloud, in 1987 he joined the Théâtre National de Chaillot school directed by Antoine Vitez, where he received theatre training for three years. In 1991, he received the Syndicat de la critique Revelation Award for his trilogy entitled Les Hommes de neige.[citation needed]

He was then appointed director of the National Theatre of Strasbourg and the École Supérieure du TNS from 1 July 2000 to 30 June 2008.[2] On 1 January 2009, he became an associated artist at the Théâtre national de la Colline of which he became director, succeeding Alain Françon [fr] in January 2010.[2]

On 15 January 2016, Braunschweig was appointed director of the Théâtre national de l’Odéon.[2] In 2017, he directed the premiere of Sebastian Fagerlund's Autumn Sonata.




  1. ^ Philippe Lançon, Stéphane Braunschweig, 33 ans, met en scène "Dans la jungle des villes", de Brecht, au théâtre de la Colline on Libération, 19 February 1998
  2. ^ a b c d Guillaume Tion, "Stéphane Braunschweig, eurodéon" in Libération, 28 avril 2016
  3. ^ Petites portes, grands paysages
  4. ^ "Décret du 31 décembre 2012 portant promotion et nomination dans l'ordre de la Légion d'honneur". le site de Légifrance. 1 January 2013. Retrieved 22 February 2019.
  5. ^ Aurélie Filippetti (18 March 2014). "Arrêté du 16 janvier 2014 portant nomination et promotion dans l'ordre des Arts et des Lettres". le site du ministry of Culture and Communication. Retrieved 22 February 2019.

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