Xavier Le Roy works as choreographer and is currently Professor at the Institute for Applied Theatre Studies in Gießen. He holds a doctorate in molecular biology from the University of Montpellier. Le Roy has performed with diverse companies and choreographers before conceiving and initiating works by himself. He was artist in residence at Podewil, Berlin, associated artist at the Centre chorégraphique national de Montpellier, and artist in residence fellow at the MIT Program in Art Culture and Technology in Cambridge. His latest works such as Retrospective (2012), Temporary Title (2015) and For The Unfaithful Replica (2016) produce situations that explore the relationships between spectators, visitors, performers and the emergence of subjectivities.