Charles Fabius (Chief Curator) is a graduate of the Royal Academy Utrecht in the Netherlands (Musicology and Theatre History). Charles is an established music editor in his native country, and co-founded the Paris Opera school for young singers in 1979, before being appointed Artistic Director at the Paris Opera in 1983. In 2001, he moved to NYC to become Artistic and Executive Director to Robert Wilson and the Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation, leading a major building and capital campaign. The newly-redesigned Watermill Center for the Arts and the Humanities opened in 2006 as a year-round facility. Charles is currently consulting producer for Performing Arts programs at the Guggenheim Museum, NY. Charles has recently “adopted” two U.S.-based choreographers to work with Jonah Bokaer and Benjamin Millepied, and acts as Curator / Producer to get new repertory and special occasions off the ground, internationally.
Benjamin Coffin (Production, Company Management EU): after a brief passage in the banking sector, Benjamin completed a professional degree in cultural administration in Mulhouse. In 2009, he attended the communications program at the Mulhouse Museum of South Alsace / Mulhouse Museum Center. The same year, he held the position of Development Officer in the Company Seven Nights (Claire Delaporte, Leonard & Delphine Yvan Corbineau), and he continued his work production management and administration with Marmite Productions & Cie (Dominique Vissuzaine and Jacques Templeraud).He continued with The Contemporary Workshops in 2011, where he assisted Bertrand Krill, assistant director to Claude Régy. In 2012, he became responsible for the distribution company In Glass and Against All. He is also responsible for the production of a performance platform ”Il Faut Brûler Pour Briller” (You’ve Got To Burn To Shine), in its 8th Issue, between Lorraine and Luxembourg. Youness Anzane manages the project. The desire to build bridges between the world of business and the cultural sector materialized his role in the sponsorship of “The People Of The Show” (Charlie Windelschmidt and Valery Warnotte), and also playing The Spinning, Scène Nationale de Mulhouse.
Natasha Katerinopoulos (Program Manager) was raised in Crete, Greece. She has been working in performing arts management in New York City, since 2011 collaborating with Jonah Bokaer Choreography, the Martha Graham Dance Company and others. Works that she has managed have been presented at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, SummerStage Festival, CounterCurrent Festival, the Hudson Opera House, the Onassis Cultural Center, PAMM – Pérez Art Museum Miami, HAU 2 – Hebbel am Ufer Berlin and other venues in the US and Europe. Her artistic work has been seen at Aperture Gallery, The Kimmel Center, the Press Office of the Permanent Mission of Greece to the UN, and other performance venues in Europe. Natasha holds a BA in Theater Studies from the University of Patras, Greece and an MA in Arts Politics from the Department of Art and Public Policy, Tisch School of the Arts, NYU.
In 1981 Ellen Jacobs represented two icons of dance for their fall seasons: Merce Cunningham Dance Company and Paul Taylor’s Company. At that time, she works especially for an AIDS benefit, Dancing for Life. She also works during eight years for the Martha Graham Dance Company. The list had grown to include the American Dance Festival (1981–1997), the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival (1982–84 and 1998), the Arts & Events program at the World Financial Center (1986–1990) and the presentations of The Joyce Theater (1985–2004). The Lyon Opera Ballet, Israel’s Bat Dor Dance Company, Ballet Rambert and the Hans Christian Andersen Award were among their first forays into international representation. Over the years, her clients have included Maguy Marin, Angelin Prejlocaj, the Royal Ballet, Pina Bausch, Ballet de Monte Carlo, the world debut of China’s Guongdong Modern Dance Company, Ballet du Rhin and France Dance, a collaborative celebration between Jacobs Pillow and the American Dance Festival. During the mid and late 80’s, Bill T. Jones, Meredith Monk, Mabou Mines, Trisha Brown and Garth Fagan joined her client list, as did the national launch of the Los Angeles Music Center Opera Company (1986–1990) and the Arts & Events program at the World Financial Center, where they publicized everything and everyone from an aquarium show to concerts by Steve Reich, Sweet Honey and the Rock and Brian Eno. Her work with Mikhail Baryshnikov began with the New York debut of his White Oak Dance Project at the New York State Theater in 1994, and continued through the building of the Baryshnikov Arts Center. New clients include: Twyla Tharp Dance, as well as Tharp’s Tony Award-winning Broadway show “Movin’ Out,” Lar Lubovitch and France Moves.
Laure Dubois is originally from France, but she has spent most of her youth in Morocco. has been working as Communications Consultant between Europe, Morocco and New York for music & film festivals, non-profit arts organizations, and independent publications online and print. Before joining Jonah Bokaer’s team she worked as Communications Associate at the International Festival of Lyric Arts of Aix-en-Provence.