Born in Los Angeles, Madeleine Planeix-Crocker is a French-American curator, researcher, practitioner and teacher based in Paris. She has been practicing dance and theater since childhood.
Madeleine is Associate Curator at Lafayette Anticipations, a contemporary art venue located in the Marais in Paris. There, she programs performances, as well as encounters with artists and researchers, and public workshops.
A graduate of Princeton University in cultural studies, Madeleine earned a Master's degree in Media, Art and Creation from HEC Paris and a Master's degree from the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS). There she led an arts-based research-action project with Women Safe non-profit, where she now facilitates a theater and creative writing workshop. Madeleine is currently a PhD candidate at the EHESS (CRAL), studying practices for commoning in contemporary performance.
She is also a permanent member of the Scientific Research Council of the ESAD in Reims.