Aleksi Barrière was introduced to theatre as an interdisciplinary art form while working as a performer, a dramaturge and an assistant to director Sarah Méadel, with whom he also co-directed he first show in 2006. Barrière studied Philosophy at the Sorbonne University and Stage Directing and Scenography at the Theatre Academy of Prague. He has collaborated among others with director Peter Sellars as an assistant, and with multimedia groups such as Image Auditive as a director and designer. He currently creates most of his projects within the music theatre company La Chambre aux échos, which he co-founded with Clément Mao-Takacs. In the last season he has also been invited as a stage director in international venues in Chicago, Hamburg and Bergen. Also an author and a scholar, his texts have been commissioned by various institutions and set to music.