Our story

"Mille et une Scènes" is an association whose objective is to bring together artists from anywhere around theatrical language, as a contemporary mirror of our traditions, our memories, our languages, our dreams...


"Mille et une Scènes" creates, produces and distributes professional and amateur shows for all audiences.


The artists of "Mille et une Scènes" use theatrical language as an educational tool to lead multidisciplinary theater workshops, bilingual theater workshops, multilingual internships, international internships, professional training and individual support .


Irène Golovine, leading theater pedagogue and artist, has been playing and directing professional shows for 20 years. Winner in 2003 for the creation of a company, she continues her work by offering bilingual English/French workshops and training.


Her twenty years of experience in teaching, directing and playing, strongly inspired her to imagine the ToBeLinguism educational method based on voices and languages, whose purpose is to promote bilingualism, tolerance and awareness.


The Mille et une Scènes association develops on line educational material and training methods.

Irène Golovine

Main speaker and founder of the association, Irène Golovine has been playing and directing professional and amateur shows for 20 years. Winner in 2003 for the creation of a company, she continues her work by offering bilingual English-French workshops, multilingual family Sundays, professional training.

Hamid Reza Javdan

Hamid Reza Javdan began his career in 1976 at the Iranian Theater and in the United States at the Living Theater.

Unrepentant traveler, he meets masters from different theatrical traditions: Commedia dell 'Arte, Balinese mask and martial arts, Noh theater ... He enriches his knowledge through the practice of singing, dancing and makeup ...

He is also a professor at the Sorbonne in Paris


Melanie Christhensen

Degree in psychology in her hometown of Seattle (USA), she created her company of "instrumental theater" The Sorcerer's Apprentice where she provides dramaturgy, directing and acting. She runs many workshops with young children, people with disabilities, secondary school pupils in ZEP, patients in geriatric hospitals… Also a pianist, violinist and opera singer, she is moving is staging projects combining theater and music, with classes  with the Opéra National - Bastille, with the Ensemble Duruflé, Les Talents Lyriques, and with De Plein Coeur and de Vives Voix, a vocal ensemble for people with autism.


Bernard Bourdeau

Trained in fiction and documentary filmmaking at the International Institute of Image and Sound. Actor both in the theater and in the cinema, Bernard Bourdeau founded the FabriK Compagnie association and developed theater and cinema projects with people with disabilities, adolescents and children.

He is also a communications trainer in a protected environment.

Dr. Isabelle Böhnke

She studied engineering sciences, has a doctorate in physics and a long experience in European project management (since 1996).

She has worked more specifically in the development of e-learning and media education. She has been working for 20 years in adult education, with all kinds of target groups: young people without qualifications, unemployed people, women at risk of exclusion, people with disabilities, refugees ...

We are in the press !

We can be visible on differents news papers and magazines : 

  • Le Parisien - September 2012

  • Localement votre - Spring 2001

  • L'express - May 2001

  • Courrier des Yvelines - June 2001

  • Courrier des Yvelines - July 2001

  • Aden - Le Monde - 2 may2000

  • Action sociale et santé - September 2000

  • Courrier des Yvelines - January 1999

  • Marie-Claire - September 1999

Our past shows

Restitution shows from the Small "Thousand and One Scenes" workshops:

Pandora's box - Piece by Mélanie Christensen.

A big thing in the middle of the public garden.

Curious children are interested in it ... What could it be?

The 2015 Wizard's Olympics - Play by Mélanie Christensen.

This evening we are happy to present the Wizards' Olympics to you.

Come and discover our best wizard! A farce organized by the children ...

Restitution evening "Ten months of school
and Opera ":

In addition to this, you need to know more about it.

"A Midsummer Night's Dream" (15 min excerpt), Shakespeare revisited ...

This show is the fruit of the work of the students of Chanteloup les Vignes made during the theater rehearsals directed by Irène Golovine and enriched by the investment of the teaching team, the teachers of the college and the artistic team of the Opera. Garnier.

Restitution shows from the Teen & Adult workshops "Thousand and One Scenes":


Boo! - Play by Mike Kenny - Adaptation by Irène Golovine.

Boo and Belle, who have autism, live with their sister Benny, who forbids them to leave the house. Children, intrigued by their strange neighbors and to overcome the boredom of the summer holidays, decide to knock on the door. Their curiosity is all the greater as a rumor has been circulating in the neighborhood since the disappearance of little Kelly Spanner.

A question of sex - 1 act play by Arnold Bennett.

A farce written in 1900 where it is about money, gender and a priori ... An old debate still relevant, which highlights characters from all places and all times in this particular moment that is the birth of a child.

Allright in the night - Play in 1 act by RobinWilson

The play tells the general of the last production of a small theater company from a sleepy village in the English countryside. While Fred, the Guardian prepares the scene, Mais, the director prepares to lead a cast of unpredictable actors.