Emmanuel Demarcy-Mota was born on June 19, 1970, the son of Portuguese actress Teresa Mota and French director and playwright Richard Demarcy. He founded Compagnie des Millefontaines in 1988 and was director of La Comédie de Reims, Centre dramatique national from 2002 to 2008. He has led Théâtre de la Ville since 2008, and has served as general director of the Festival d’Automne in Paris since 2011. Among the many works Demarcy-Mota has directed for the stage are Leonce and Lena, by Büchner (Théâtre de la Commune d’Aubervilliers, 1995-96); Marat-Sade, by Peter Weiss (Théâtre de la Commune d’Aubervilliers, 2000); Six Characters in Search of an Author, by Pirandello (2001); Rhinoceros, by Ionesco (Théâtre de la Ville, 2004-06); L’Autre Côté, an opera by Bruno Mantovani (Festival Musica, Strasbourg, 2006); Tanto amor desperdiçado, by Shakespeare (Teatro Nacional Dona Maria II Lisbon, International Naples Festival, 2007); Man Is Man, by Brecht (Théâtre de la Ville, 2007); Casimir and Caroline, by Horváth (Théâtre de la Ville, 2010); Victor or Power to the Children, by Roger Vitrac (Théâtre de la Ville, 2012); Melquiot’s Alice et autres merveilles (2015); Albert Camus’ State of Siege (2017). One of Demarcy-Mota’s most recent awards is the prize for stage direction presented by the SACD, the French society for dramatic authors.
''One of the most charismatic artists in France and in the world, Emmanuel Demarcy-Mota receives a star on the Sibiu Walk of Fame for his exceptional career as manager of Théâtre de la Ville and of the Paris Autumn Festival, as a director, artist and visionary, creating bridges between European and international artists.''
Star offered with the support of: The Romania-France Season