James Thiérrée was born on the 2nd of May, 1974 in Lausanne, Switzerland.
An actor, acrobat, dancer, director and a musician, he belongs to the very talented Chaplin/Thiérrée family - his mother, Victoria and his father, Jean-Baptiste.
He had also performed in his parents' company Le Cirque Imaginaire and Le Cirque Invisible from the age of 4. Though Thiérrée has carved his own path in the arts, attracting mass crowds to each of his theatre productions such as Le Veillée des Abysses, La Symphonie du Hanneton, Au Revoir Parapluie and Raoul to rave reviews. His newest creation has been named Tabac Rouge due out in 2013.