Born in Los Angeles, Madeleine Planeix-Crocker graduated from Princeton University with a degree in cultural studies.
She received a master's degree in Media, Art and Creation from HEC Paris and a M2 from EHESS. At EHESS, she led a research-creation project with the association Women Safe where she continues to lead a theater and writing workshop. Madeleine Planeix-Crocker is currently pursuing a thesis at EHESS (CRAL) on contemporary communal performance. Her publications appear in the Cahiers de l'École du Louvre, the Carnet de l'Atelier des doctorants en danse, and Politiques de la culture.
In 2021, she became a permanent member of the Scientific Council of the ESAD of Reims. Since 2018, she is an associate curator at Lafayette Anticipations, where she founds the Warm Up Sessions. She also proposes the series "Dérives" which aims to contribute to the writing of new histories of the arts through dialogues co-constructed with contemporary artists. Her research and curatorial interests focus on supporting artists with intersectional practices and commitments. She has been trained in dance and theater since childhood.
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