Valéry Warnotte (1977) is a Belgian actor and director. He studied art history at the KU Leuven. Later he trained in theatre at the Ecole Florent in Paris. Warnotte has his own theatre company L’Intervention, with which he has staged works by Claudel, Genet, Feydeau, Jarry with Ubu Roi and Marcel Schwob. In addition, he has performed plays by contemporary French writers including Valère Novarina, Régis Jauffret and Pierre Notte. In the United States, Warnotte is active in universities and with theatre companies. The director has made a number of performances for the acclaimed theatre company Trap Door Theatre in Chicago. Me Too I’m Catherine Deneuve and Regarding The Just van Albert Camus were made in the United States, before touring in France. In New York and Paris, he made Words to Animals, an Arabic and English adaptation of Novarina’s well-known work. Warnotte is also a member of the theatre collective DEREZO. The collective challenges the audience to think critically and sees theatre as a way to make a political difference. Warnotte directed Microfictions and Les Habitants for DEREZO, in which many actors and citizens were involved, and acted in La Tempête, La Plus Petite Fête Foraine du Monde and Alice de L’Autre Côté. Since 2020 he has been artist in residence at Le Manège in Maubeuge (FR). In Belgium, he performed in the NTGent productions Yellow and Red - The Sorrows of Belgium, a trilogy by Luk Perceval. Since 2022 Warnotte has been part of the makers team at Silence Radio.
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