Trained in dance and drama, Alain is an actor, dancer, director and choreographer. He has worked as performer or director for numerous companies, including Carbone 14, Brouhaha Danse and Danse-Cité. For the circus, he directed Cirque Orchestra (2000) for Cirque Éloize, RESET (2013) for T2C/Throw to Catch, and La brunante (2006), Timber! (2011) and Barbu (2014) for Cirque Alfonse. An artistic advisor at the École nationale de cirque since 2006, he devised the concept for a Research and Creation Workshop, C’est assez pour aujourd’hui, in 2008 and directed an annual show, Pour le meilleur et pour le pire, in 2013.