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Anne-Christelle Zanzen

Director London

“The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.” Maya Angelou

Anne-Christelle Zanzen is a Stage Director from Geneva who currently resides in London. In 2011, she graduated with a MSc in Psychology from Geneva University and in 2016 she received an MA in Arts Management with Merit from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff, Wales. She is passionate about directing stories from a fresh, innovative point of view, using technology to approach storytelling.

Her process is influenced by the practices of Katie Mitchell and David Mamet.

Credits

DIRECTOR
- Showcase Nehemiah The Musical, Book, Music and Lyric by Naomi Lane, Atmosphere Festival - Richard
Burton Theatre – Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, 2019
- The Falcon’s Flight, by Jenna Thorne and Anne-Christelle Zanzen, Site specific in Waltham Abbey /The King Harold’s Festival, 2018
- The Falcon’s Flight, by Jenna Thorne and Anne-Christelle Zanzen, Site specific in Epping Forest /
The Loughton Festival, 2018
- Family (Reading), by Celine Song, Festival
2017 Family (Reading) by Celine Song

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
- Beat, By Cédric Chapuis, directed by Stéphane Battle, The Warren - Brighton Fringe, Pleasance - Edinburgh Fringe, 2019
- Break of Noon by Paul, Claudel directed by David Furlong, Finborough Theatre, 2018
- Cuttin’it by Charlene James, directed by Anastasia Osei-Kuffour, The Royal Court UK School Tour
2018
- Footprints On The Moon by Maureen Hunter, directed by Anastasia Osei-Kuffour, Finborough Theatre, 2017

DIRECTOR - COMMUNITY AND YOUNG PEOPLE
- Community Christmas productions, by Nicolas Grosbety, Medge Coulange, Henri Grzesiak and Anne-
Christelle Zanzen, EER Geneva, 2012-2016
- Perspective
- Un Son A Ta Porte
- Le Rendez-vous
- Qu’Est-Ce Qui Cloche?

The Adventure of Mark Parker – Workshop discovering Theatre (5-7 and 7-9 years old) by Anne-Christelle Zanzen, Department of Social Cohesion (DCS) - Cantonal Office of Culture and Sport - Switzerland, 2012 - 2019

CO-DIRECTOR - OPENING SHOW
Opening Ceremony by Justine Rieder and Anne-Christelle Zanzen, Site specific, Geneva Bastion Park Reformaction Festival, 2017

Opening Show, by Justine Rieder, Yann Guerry, Jean-Philippe Czech, David Grandjean, Jérémy Vaucher and Anne-Christelle Zanzen, Espace Gruyère, Bulle, Rencontre Jeunesse Festival, 2014-2018
- No Other Name
- Freedom
- Un Pour Tous Tous Pour
Un
- Heaven On Earth
- GoodLife

Training

Part of Actor's Centre
Part of Musical Theatre Network

- Directing, an Introduction - Evening class, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, 2017
- Masters in Arts Management, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, 2017
- MSc of Science in Psychology, University of Geneva, 2011
- BSc of Science in Psychology, University of Geneva, 2009

Experience

2-5 years

Skills

Devising
Dramaturgy
Music - Plays Instruments
Performance Art
Site Responsive/Immersive
Working with Young People
Writing

Additional Languages

French

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