© Marielle Rossignol
Mathilde Monnier occupies a place of reference in the landscape of French and international contemporary dance. From piece to piece, she thwarts expectations by presenting work in constant renewal.
Her appointment as head of the Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillon Choreographic Center in 1994 marked the beginning of a series of collaborations with personalities from various artistic fields (Jean-Luc Nancy, Katerine, Christine Angot, La Ribot, Heiner Goebbels.. .).
She created more than 40 choreographic pieces presented on major international stages like the Avignon Festival, the Théâtre de la Ville in Paris, passing through New York, Vienna, Berlin, London and receiving several prizes for her work (Ministry of Culture prize, SACD Grand Prize).
After directing the CND National Dance Center in Paris, Mathilde Monnier resumed her creative work in 2019 with several pieces like Please Please Please (2019) which she created in collaboration with La Ribot & Tiago Rodiguez, Records (2021) and her latest, Black Lights (2023).
Since 2020, Mathilde Monnier and her company have residing at the Halle Tropisme in Montpellier.