After theatre studies in Tarbes between 1993 and 1996, Jonathan Capdevielle joined the École supérieure nationale des arts de la marionette (French School of Puppetry Arts). He participated in several creations, including: “Personnage à réactiver”, a piece by Pierre Joseph (1994), “Performance” with Claude Wampler (1999), “Mickey la Torche” by Natacha de Pontcharra, translated by Taoufik Jebali, directed by Lotfi Achour, Tunis (2000), “Les Parieurs” and “Blonde Unfuckingbelievable Blond”, directed by Marielle Pinsard (2002), “Le Golem”, directed by David Girondin Moab (2004), “Le Dispariteur”, “Le groupe Saint-Augustin”, “Monsieur Villovitch” and “Hamlet”. He has worked with Gisèle Vienne since her first stagings and has performed in all her works: “I Apologize”, “Une belle enfant blonde / A young, beautiful blonde girl”, “Kindertotenlieder”, “Jerk, pièce radiophonique”, “Jerk, solo pour un marionnettiste”, “Éternelle idole”, “This is how you will disappear” and “LAST SPRING: A prequel” (a previous episode), created in 2011.
He has also participated in works created by Étienne Bideau-Rey and Gisèle Vienne: “Splendid's de Jean Genet”, “Showroomdummies” (created in 2001 and rewritten in 2009) and “Stéréotypie”.
In September 2006, he created “We are accidents waiting to happen” at the Palais de Tokyo, Paris, in partnership with Guillaume Marie. In 2007, he signed the Jonathan Covering performance-singing tour at the Tanz im August Festival in Berlin, the starting point for his Adishatz / Adieu work, presented in November 2009 at the national Choreographic Centre of Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillon as part of ]Domaines[ and then in January 2010 during the C'est de la Danse Contemporaine Festival at the Centre for Choreographic Development of Toulouse / Midi-Pyrénées.
In April 2010, he performed in Yves-Noël Genod and Nathalie Quintane's radio play “Marseille Massacre” within the framework of France Culture's radio creation workshops.
Updating : January 2012