Founding Director of EH Arts International, was the Executive Director of FACE Foundation (French American Cultural Exchange) in New York from 2002-2015 and has been involved in the arts, and particularly in the performing arts for over 30 years. American by birth, Paris-based for 30 years, she was involved with artistic projects, tours, and programming in western Europe, the Middle East, northern Africa, and Asia, as well as having been associated with major cultural institutions such as the Théâtre National de l’Odéon/Théâtre de l’Europe, the Paris Opera, the Teatro la Fenice Venice, the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées. During those years, she collaborated with Alwin Nikolais, Merce Cunningham, John Cage, Giorgio Strehler, Pina Bausch, Daniel Barenboim, and many others.
Bachelor of Arts, American University, Washington, D.C.
1968 – first international tour of the Alwin Nikolais Dance Company
ten international tours in the following eleven years
organized tours in France and Europe for the Merce Cunningham Dance Company and the Paul Taylor Dance Company
organized independent projects/productions with John Cage
Opera National de Paris – responsible for the organization of the contemporary dance company of Carolyn Carlson and all the tours of the company from 19873-1980 Teatro La Fenice, Venice – organization of the dance company and productions of Carolyn Carlson as well as several international projects of La Fenice, notably Danza Europa ’81 – 25 companies, 75 performances in 5 locations in Venice
1983-90 Teatro de l’Europe, Theatre National de l’Odeon, Paris – Giorgio Strehler –responsible for the organization of the season, including original productions and invitations to European theatres
1990-1997 – General Secretary of the Theatre des Champs Elysees, Paris
1997-2001 – Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim – head of international relations and multiple collaborations with Chicago cultural institutions
2002 – 2015 Executive Director of FACE Foundation
2016 – EH Arts International – free lance production and organization – current projects with Alejandro Jodorowsky, Amos Gitai, Japan Society/Luca Veggetti, Paul Taylor American Modern Dance, Merce Cunningham Trust, Fabienne Verdier
Recipient of the French Government honor – Chevalier, l’Ordre des Arts et Lettres