La Maison du Conte (The House of Storytelling)
Founded in 1993, La Maison du Conte is a reference for storytelling in France. It aims to promote and develop the art of telling stories by supporting and presenting the creation of new work, by providing resources for training and research to both the professional and local communities.
At the heart of artistic project, the “Labs” offer professional storytellers essential space to research collectively and to question their practice.
La Maison du Conte also exists to accompany both young and established artists throughout their creative process, sometimes coproducing and presenting their work in its auditorium or in partner venues across the Paris region.
La Maison du conte proposes a large programme of workshops and training sessions opened to a wide range of audiences.
It also regularly collaborates with local partners to produce artistic projects in the community.
La Maison du Conte is an organization funded by the city of Chevilly-Larue, the counties of Val-de-Marne and Île de France, and the local offices of the Ministry of Culture and Communication.