Claire Thill is a multilingual Luxembourg based performer, writer, and theatre-maker interested in exploring multidisciplinary territories of performance and storytelling.
Claire trained as a performer at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London, with Philippe Gaulier in Paris and with the SITI Company in New York. She is an alumna of the Forum of Young Theater Practitioners of the Berliner Theatertreffen and has worked as an actress with directors such as Silviu Purcarete, Frank Hoffmann, Nell Ranney and Michel Didym.
In 2013 Claire directed Ana Mendes in Dance Play, a solo dance performance based on the true story of a young Afghan girl who had to dress up as a boy in order to survive in her native country before finally embarking on a long journey to Germany. The performance won the award of the jury at the 100Grad Festival at the Sophiensäle in Berlin and went touring to the UK, Spain and Poland.
For several years Claire has been integrating her own writing into her performance work. Her plays have been shown at Théâtre National du Luxembourg, Théâtre du Centaure Luxembourg, Théâtre des Capucins, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Rosemary Branch Theatre London, Prager Theaterfestival Deutscher Sprache, Teatro Britannico Lima.
Claire is a founding member of several collectives such as A Year of Free Homes, aLondon based collective that creates public actions in the city, as well as of Independent Little Lies from Luxembourg.