Jean-François Auguste, a graduate of CNSAD, founded in 2007 the company For Happy people & Co, which he co-directs with Morgane Bourhis. He often works on social issues along with various writers. As an actor, he has performed under the direction of Marcial Di Fonzo Bo, Pascal Rambert, and Jan Fabre. Alice ou le monde des merveilles was his first co-direction with Madeleine Louarn, fifteen years ago. In 2016 and 2018, they presented Ludwig, a King on the Moon, then The Great Theatre of Oklahoma at the 70th and 72nd editions of the Festival d’Avignon.