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.
Stephanie Tack (Executive Director) is keen on dance, with a BFA in Dance from the University of California, Santa Barbara, an MFA in Dance from the Hollins University/American Dance Festival Program and 20 years of experience in arts management for the performing arts in NYC and beyond. Most recently, she was the Artistic and Managing Director of the Capitol Theatre Center multi-arts complex in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania (an 800-seat historic theater, a 160-seat white box theater, an arts gallery and adjoining dance studios). Prior to that, Stephanie served as the General Manager of the Jose Limon Dance Foundation, General Manager of CPR (Center for Performance Research), Finance Manager for Trajal Harrell, Development Manager and Company Manager for Jennifer Muller/The Works, Events Coordinator for Roseanne Spradlin Dance, Grant Writer for Kitty McNamee/Hysterica Dance and White Wave/John Ryan Theater, Development Associate at Dance Theater Workshop and Tour Coordinator and Tour Director at Academic Arrangements Abroad. A true renaissance woman, Stephanie has a unique 360-degree perspective on performing arts management with specialties in production, events, development and finance.
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.
Laure Dubois (Public Relations) is originally from France, but she has spent most of her youth in Morocco. Laure has been working as Communications/PR Consultant between Europe, Morocco and New York for music and 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.
Caroline Mazeaud (Production Intern) was born and raised in the North of France. She graduated an International Law Degree’s in Lyon (University Lyon 2) and Christchurch (University of Canterbury, NZ) She is currently studying at The National School of Arts and Theaters Techniques (ENSATT) in Lyon. She has been working with Theaters, Music festivals, including La Biennale de la Danse Lyon (16th Edition). She is now doing a two month internship in production and administration at the Jonah Bokaer Arts Foundation in New-York.
Young-eun Go (Administration Intern) is from South Korea. After graduating a Major in English, she is keen on communicating and engaging with people from all around the world and with different cultures. After a first experience overseas in Greece as exchange student, where she explored nine European countries, she aim at pursuing an international career. Young was engaged in Pusan Student Interpreters’ Association in 2016 and served as an academic leader of English department for the second half of the year. She had also been a leader of a dance team in a church for five years.