Alix de Morant


After a career in Performing arts,  Alix de Morant is, since 2014 Senior Lecturer in Theatre & Dance studies at Université Paul Valery Montpellier 3 and Member of RIRRA 21 (EA4209). She is in charge with Christian Rizzo of the EXERCE Master of Choreography (UPVM3/ICI-CCN Montpellier Occitanie) and also directs the DAPCE Master degree in EuropeanArt&Culture Management. She is author of numerous articles on contemporary dance and theatre performance. In addition, she is the author with Sylvie Clidière of the essay Exterieur Danse, Montpellier, L’Entretemps 2009 and co-edited with Eliane Beaufils Scènes en partage, Montpellier, Deuxième époque, 2018. She is one of the main editors of John Cassavetes, Imaginaire des corps, entre la scène et l’écran, Presses Universitaires de Provence, 2021, and Narrativity and Intermediality  in Contemporary Theatre, Peter Lang, 2021. 

Her interest includes site specific experiences, contemporary dance & performance, theatre & cognitive sciences and the various liminal domains where dance meets the other arts. Trained as a dancer and an actress, she is working mainly on the relation between practice and theory.