Samuel Mathieu founded his company in 2001 and implanted in Toulouse. It creates the DansOthèque in February 2001 and in April 2002, Depression in the kitchen, a dance-theater trio feminine, expressionist color (the co Vivat d’Armentières, partnership with the National Dance Centre in Paris) . In 2004, a solo performed by itself, is ce.o.elle.o.solo, Samuel Mathieu explores ways of introspection biased by the possibilities of the body gear and dance that gives him the video tool (in partnership with the Centre for Choreographic Development of Toulouse / Midi-Pyrénées). Us-Band, established in 2005, a swinging quartet of men laughing anxiety, builds on the strong personalities of the four male performers, gathered around the Company project to query the crisis put the “eternal masculine “. In 2006 and 2007 Samuel Mathieu is supported over two years of Choreographic Development Centre Toulouse / Midi-Pyrénées and the Théâtre de la Digue in Toulouse. This support gives him the opportunity to develop a creative project in two stages throughout 2006, Samuel Mathieu creates four independent pairs, four pairs of portraits whose faces also allow him to question the staging of body and human psychology. In 2007, he reworks the materials unearthed in these duets in a choir piece for six dancers, Go On, in which he hopes “the two will be gone.” In 2008, it responds to the invitation of the artistic director of the Theatre Vorpommern in Germany to choreograph North-North-Reich, a piece for seven dancers of ballet. The Cahors Group Corporate Foundation then offered him a white card that allows him to create Yan, a piece for six dancers, seven musicians and two calligraphers, fruit of the meeting between French and Chinese artists.