As a graduate of INSEEC and the Conservatory of Dramatic Art in Bordeaux, he studied musicology and singing, then Art History at the Giorgio Cini foundation in Venice. He began directing with Patrice Chéreau, Pier-Luigi Pizzi and Jean-Pierre Ponnelle. In 1989, he became assistant director at the Paris Opera, and worked notably with Graham Vick, Andrei Serban, Pier-Luigi Pizzi, Denis Krief and Jean-Louis Martinoty. He was then assistant to Robert Carsen for many productions. Singer and actor, he participated in the creation of the operas Beau Soir by Gérard Pesson and the Miracle Secret by Martin Matalon, at the Avignon Festival in 1990. Director at Disneyland Paris in 1992, he also designed for the Orchester national de Lyon a tribute to Walt Disney then the adaptation and staging of Porgy and Bess. In 2005, Jean-Luc Choplin hired him within the artistic and dramaturgical team of the Théâtre du Châtelet where he was associated with the staging of numerous projects. It staged Pygmalion by Rameau (2008), Tancredi by Rossini (2009) and the world premiere of Why I ate my Father (2013). He adapted the Buffalo Bill Wild West Show for Disneyland Paris. At the Toulon Opera, he staged Don Pasquale, Linda di Chamounix and Carmen. He performed La Petite Messe solennelle by Rossini and Tancredi at the Atelier Lyrique in Tourcoing and the Royal Opera of Versailles, Magdalena in Sao Paulo, the creation for the Palace of Versailles of the Horses of the Sun. In 2019, he directed West Side Story as an educational project in Cergy-Pontoise, where he will return for Carmen in 2021. At the OnR, he signed the French adaptation of César Cui's Chat Botté, performed at the Grand Théâtre de Genève.
Update May 2020