Elisabeth Bouchaud

Élisabeth Bouchaud is a French physicist, actress and playwright. She has worked for the French Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) and taught at the École supérieure de physique et de chimie industrielles de la ville de Paris (ESPCI). Since 2015, she has directed the Théâtre de la Reine Blanche in Paris. In 2019, she created the Avignon-Reine Blanche theatre in Avignon, and the La Salle Blanche actor training school, with Florient Azoulay and Xavier Gallais. Together, these two theatres and this school form Scènes Blanches.


Elisabeth Bouchaud, Cyril Pressacco, Denis Macrez, Ana Hedan, Paul Vergonjeanne



Discover the inaugural lecture of the “Alma Matter” series! In a world where the myth of abundance is collapsing, this series of lectures looks at what matter really has to offer. Actors, professions, economies, temporalities, geopolitics: how do contemporary issues of creation take shape through those of matter? Each talk focuses on a particular material, and brings together its stakeholders in a dialogue. The use of stone in construction declined during the twentieth century. Today, its return is acclaimed for its qualities: inertia, durability, low-emission processing, local presence… but what techniques and applications will be used in 2024? As part of the City Metabolism Chair supported by the Université Paris Sciences & Lettres.


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