Julien Gosselin

Julien Gosselin

Stage Director

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Julien Gosselin is a French director born in 1987. He works in the collective If you could lick my heart. In 2013, he adapted Les Particules élémentaires at the Festival d'Avignon. In 2016, his adaptation of the novel 2666 by Roberto Bolaño met relative success.

Born in 1987, he grew up in Oye-Plage , in Pas-de-Calais , and is studying at the School of Theater North. In 2009, he founded with friends the company If you could lick my heart , whose name refers to a phrase of Shoah. He directed Genoa 01 of Fausto Paravidino and Sadness animal black, of Anja Hilling. At the 2013 Festival d'Avignon, the youngest director, he created Les Particules élémentaires, an adaptation of Michel Houellebecq's cult novel. It is then taken again at Lille and Vanves 5 , as well as at the Théâtre de l'Odéon in Paris.

It staged I never liked you , on a text of Pascal Bouaziz , in 2014. The following year, the company created the Father , according to the man uncertain of Stéphanie Chaillou , always with a staging of Julien Gosselin. From July 8 to 16, 2016, he returns to the Festival d'Avignon with an adaptation of Roberto Bolaño's unfinished river novel , 2666 . The artistic collective rehearses for 5 weeks at FabricA at the Avignon Festival in March 2016, the same place where the show is presented to the public. The piece, lasting eleven hours, including intermissions, is again event 8, while being received in a shared manner.

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