Georges Lini, founder of la Compagnie Belle de Nuit since 1998, was also artistic director of Zone Urbaine Théâtre (ZUT) from 2004 to 2010. As an actor, he played under the direction of Dereck Goldbi (Trainspotting, le Colonel Oiseau, Bent), Miriam Youssef (Big Shoot), Dominique Serron (Le conte d’hiver), Wladimir Bouchner (Quai ouest), Marine Haulot (Les Jouliks), Jasmina Douieb (La défonce), Daniel Hanssen (Ladies night, une relation pornographique) and Laurent Capelluto (l’enfant froid). With his company he directed more than twenty plays that have been performed in Belgium, France, Germany and Luxembourg. Among them, we find Une petite entaille, Chroniques et Une envie de tuer sur le bout de la langue de Xavier Durringer, La cuisine d’Elvis de Lee Hall (Stage Price), Incendies de Wajdi Mouawad (Best Performance award), Marcia Hesse de Fabrice Melquiot (nominated for the mise-en-scène), L’ouest solitaire de Martin Mc Donagh, Rien à signaler de Martin Crimp, Britannicus de Racine and recently Un conte d’hiver d’après Shakespeare. At the Public Theatre, he presented Youri de Fabrice Melquiot, and in September he will present Lisbeth, of the same author, which he created at the Avignon Festival in 2014.
President of the 7th Orbit Jury 2016