Vincent Vittoz

Stage director and Actor

After obtaining a BTS in stage management and administration at E.N.S.A.T.T, Vincent VITTOZ spent four years assisting in stage direction at the Chorégies d’Orange and Carpentras festivals. He interpreted Shakespeare, Pirandello, Molière, Giraudoux, before dedicating himself to musical theater.

He played the lead role of Seymour in « Little Shop of Horrors » at the Déjazet Theater and Porte St-Martin (Nominated for the Molière and Victoires de la Musique 87), as well as in « Rêves d’écluses », « Opéras-Louffes » and « Nina » at the Péniche-Opéra, and also in « Red Silk Avenue, » a musical spectacle he wrote, directed, and performed in.

At the Déjazet Theater, he appeared in Offenbach’s « Ba-ta-clan » and « Christopher Columbus » (Molière 92 for Best Musical Show), « Les Empires de la Lune » by the Fracasse company, and « Musique de Placard, » for which he also handled adaptation and staging.

He created a solo performance « Red Silk Avenue » with music by Coralie Fayole for the Péniche Opéra. He also appeared in « La Poule Noire » by M. Rosenthal at the Saint-Etienne Opera, « Barnum » by Cy Colman at the Célestins in Lyon, and « Bluebeard » at the Fribourg Opera.

Among other roles, he portrayed Jean Valjean in « Les Misérables » at the Mogador Theater (Molière 93 for Best Musical Show), Henry Etches in « Titanic » at the Avignon Opera, Léopold in « L’Auberge du Cheval Blanc » at Mogador, Don José in Bizet’s « Carmen » at the Gavarnie Festival, and for the Grenier de Bourgogne, along with numerous recitals of French songs and musical comedies on tours in France and Germany.

Currently, he is involved in two shows, « Prévert does his cinema, » a montage of Prévert’s dialogues for cinema along with songs set to music by Kosma, Thiriet, etc., and « Faut Pas Trenet, » a repertoire of Charles Trenet.

In cinema, he appeared in Georges Lautner’s « La Maison Assassinée. » As a director, he staged « The Old Maid and the Thief » by G.C Menotti at the Péniche-Opéra, « Ba-ta-clan » and « Croquefer » by Offenbach at the Lausanne Opera, « The Bat » by Johann Strauss and « Madame Angot’s Daughter » at the Castres Theater.

He also directed Offenbach’s « La Bonne d’enfants, » « Les Tréteaux de Maître Pierre » by M. de Falla, « The Mischievous Squirrel » by Nino Rota, « Death in Venice » by Benjamin Britten, and Verdi’s « Don Carlos » at the Metz Opera.

He adapted, performed, and directed a show dedicated to Jacques Prévert titled « To the Children who love each other » at the Péniche-Opéra and the Avignon Festival. At the Saint-Céré Festival, the Massy and Dijon Operas, he staged Rossini’s « La Cambiale di Matrimonio, » for which he also did the adaptation.

He staged Handel’s « Xerxes » and Jean-Michel Damase’s « Madame De » at the Geneva Opera, a Chabrier-Offenbach show at the Atelier Lyrique du Rhin, Bizet’s « Don Procopio » at the Rennes Opera, and orchestrated a Russian concert at the Opera Bastille Amphitheater for the Opera’s Lyric Art School.

In a different style, in the same year, he directed « The Geneva Review » at the Petit Casino in Geneva and « Hello Dolly » at the Marseille Opera. At the Edinburgh and London Festivals, he presented « Crimes of Passion » by Pierre Philippe and Astor Piazzola, and the world premiere of Offenbach’s « Fantasio » at the Rennes, Nantes, Angers, and Tours Operas.

He also staged Britten’s « A Midsummer Night’s Dream, » Honegger’s « The Adventures of King Pausole, » and « The Medium » and « The Poor Sailor » at the Fribourg Opera, Chabrier’s « L’Etoile » in Tours, Toulon, and Rennes, Brahms’ « Liebeslieder » at the Chartres Festival, Debussy’s « Pelléas and Mélisande » at the Auditorium of the Musée d’Orsay, and operas in Rouen and Damascus.

He directed Philidor’s « Tom Jones » at the Lausanne Opera, Mozart’s « The Abduction from the Seraglio » at the Marseille Opera, and « Véronique » at the Operas of Limoges, Avignon, and Metz.

The same year saw the creation of a musical at the Péniche Opéra, « The Ultimate Rendezvous, » which he wrote and directed, as well as « Musique de Placard » by Dubillard-Offenbach. He also adapted Janacek’s « The Cunning Little Vixen » at the CNSMDP, and in Rouen, Liège, and Reims.

He adapted Pergolesi’s « La Serva Padrona » for the Paladins and « La Clef des Champs. » During the 2010-2011 season, he directed « Monday, Sir, You’ll be Rich, » a musical by Rémo Forlani and Antoine Duhamel at the Metz Opera, Rossini’s « La Cambiale di Matrimonio » at the Bastia Theater, Cocteau-Poulenc’s « La Voix Humaine » with Stéphanie D’Oustrac at the Besançon Theater and the Athénée Theater in Paris.

He also handled set design for « The Abduction from the Seraglio » at the Rennes Opera (broadcast live on France 3), Michel de La Barre’s « La Vénitienne » for the CMBV, and Mascagni’s « Cavalleria Rusticana » at the Saint-Etienne Opera.

For three years, Vincent VITTOZ served as an artistic advisor at the Péniche-Opéra. He was a stage professor at the Young Paris Choir and musical theater at the Conservatoire du IXème in Paris. He was a professor of Lyric Arts at the National Superior Conservatory of Music in Paris from 2005 to 2020, and also from 2015 to 2020 at the Notre-Dame Choir.

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