YREES STARCK

Role: YREES
For me, the Mugler Follies are an opportunity to work for an incredible man, Manfred T. Mugler

YREES: THE ARTIST

Did you grow up in an environment conductive to Art?

My father plays the bass and my mother signed me up for ballet lessons when I was 4 years old.

What has been the revelation that inspired you the artistic vocation?

My mother has always said that I could dance before I could walk…

Have you received a specific artistic training?

I took classes at dance schools in the Isère region starting at a very young age, and moved to Paris when I was 15 for a sports and study program from tenth grade through the end of high school.

Where do you get your inspiration?

From my daily life, artistic encounters, and above all, travel. I watch a lot of shows and concerts, both in France and abroad.

Is there any particular artist that inspires you?

I do have a great deal of admiration for Beyoncé. I love her professionalism and her versatility… I like artists who fight to stay true to themselves despite the pressures of the market.

What is your most significant artistic experience?

They have all left an impression on me in their own way…

How do the MUGLER FOLLIES fit in your artistic career?

For me, the Mugler Follies are both an opportunity to work for an incredible man, Manfred T. Mugler, and also a chance to meet artists with very different backgrounds.

YREES: THE WOMAN

Where are you from?

I’m Franco-Guadeloupean. I grew up around Lyon and have been living in Paris for 10 years.

Do you have any distinctive sign?

Every human being is unique…

What is your favorite place?

My bed!!

What would be the best compliment you can receive?

When people tell me, “I love you just the way you are.”

Do you have a favorite motto?

"Our lives hang by a thread, so take advantage of every single moment."