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Pierre Notte
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Pierre Notte

List of works mentioned in Actes du Théâtre :
C'est Noël tant pis
Deux petites dames vers le Nord
Les Couteaux dans le dos
Moi aussi je suis Catherine Deneuve
Pédagogies de l'échec
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Actes du Théâtre N°85 October 2015

Pierre Notte has written and staged the following plays: Sur les cendres en avant (opens 2016 at Dieppe DSN and at the Théâtre du Rond-Point), C’est Noël tant pis (opened 2014 Théâtre du Rond-point), Ma folle otarie, Pédagogies de l’échec (opened at the festival NAVA 2014, starring Catherine Hiegel and Brice Hillairet), Perdues dans Stockholm, La Chair des tristes culs, Sortir de sa mère, Bidules trucs, Et l’enfant sur le loup, Les Couteaux dans le dos, Deux petites dames vers le Nord, Journalistes (petits barbares mondains) , Pour l’amour de Gérard Philipe, J’existe (foutez-moi la paix), Moi aussi je suis Catherine Deneuve and Clémence, à mon bras.
Most of his plays have been published by L’Avant-Scène théâtre in their Collection des Quatre- Vents. They have been translated and performed in France, Germany, England, Italy, Greece, Austria, Bulgaria, Japan, the United States, Lebanon and Russia.
He has written novels and radio plays for France Culture, as well as singing in Bologna, Rome and Washington, and has given several singing recitals in Tokyo. In 2012 he was awarded a « Beaumarchais » writing grant for his play Demain dès l’aube, which also received support from the CNT, and founded his company, Les gens qui tombent.
Pierre Notte has been a journalist, editor-in-chief of the review Théâtres and secretary general of the Comédie-Française. Since 2009 he has been an associate artist with the Théâtre du Rond-Point. A Chevalier dans l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres, he has been awarded the SACD Young Talent Prize, the Émile Augier Prize from the Académie française, as well as the Publikumspreis from the Blickwechsel in Karlsruhe, Germany.
In the summer and fall of 2015 he gave a workshop and a lecture in Japan, and staged his play Moi aussi je suis Catherine Deneuve in Tokyo in Japanese.