A writer, composer, director, and actor, Joachim Latarjet co-founded in 1989 the Sentimental Bourreau collective. In 2002, he founded, along with actress Alexandra Fleischer, the company Oh ! Oui..., which led to the creation of a dozen resolutely musical plays. He has also worked with Philippe Decouflé, Sylvain Maurice, Rone, or Nikolaus, with whom he created a Sujet à Vif for the Festival d'Avignon in 2017. The Pied Piper is his second show for younger audiences.