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Pantheatre is a French Non-Profit Association, the organisational umbrella for the artistic projects of its three directors: Enrique Pardo, Linda Wise and Liza Mayer, with a wide circle of associated artists - producing performances, pedagogical and cultural events.

Pantheatre is based in Paris and at Château de Malérargues, in Southern France, Roy Hart International Artistic Centre.

Its pedagogical activities are assembled in PANTHEATRE ACTS - Voice Perfomance School.

Pantheatre was the first independant company to emerge from the Roy Hart Theatre after Roy Hart's death in 1975. It was founded in 1981 by Enrique Pardo with a solo performance on the God Pan, following several years of voice and movement research with a circle of actors from the original Roy Hart Theatre Company - amongst them, Liza Mayer, Linda Wise, Vicente Fuentes, Saule Ryan, Kevin Crawford, Diana Palmer, Noah Pikes, Kozana Lucca, most of whom were involved in early Pantheatre productions like "Poesis" (after Wallace Stevens), and "Demeter" (both 1985).

Pantheatre's Myth and Theatre Festival is an international organization of festivals, forums, workshops. Created with James Hillman, Charles Boer, Paul Kugler, Jay Livernois at Château de Malérargues in 1987. It took place at La Chartreuse de Villeneuve lez Avignon from 1991 to 1997, and travelled to New Orleans (1999 and 2001), Ireland (2000), Granada (2002 and 2003.)


original logo from Berlin Pan

 

 

 


The three main activities of Pantheatre are:

PANTHEATRE is a French Association (Non Profit 1901 Law) and an officially recognized higher education establishment with links working links with training institutions and universities throughout the world.

It has recieved subsidies for its activities, in France, from
The French Ministry of Culture
The French Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The DRAC (Department of Regional Cultural Affairs) of Languedoc Roussillon, Montpellier
The Conseil Régional du Languedoc Roussillon, Montpellier
The Conseil Général of the Department of Gard, Nîmes
ADAMI and AFDAS


Since its creation in 1981 Pantheatre has produced and coproduced over 20 internationally touring performances, and directed research and pedagogy projects throughout the world.