Bio: Florent Siaud is a Philosophiae Doctor (Ph.D) in theatrical studies. He has been dramaturge or assistant director in France (Théâtre national populaire de Villeurbanne, Théâtre de la Ville de Paris, Théâtre des Champs Elysées, Opéra national de Paris, Opéra Comique, Opéra Royal de Versailles, Opéra national de Lorraine etc.), Austria (Mozartwoche de Salzbourg, Wienner Staatsoper), Germany (Musikfest Bremen), Sweden (Drottningholm’s Royal Opera) and Canada (Espace GO, Centre national des Arts d’Ottawa etc.). In 2014, the Academy of Aix-en-Provence Festival selected him for a worskhop directed by Martin Crimp. In France, Italy, Luxembourg, Canada or Japan, he staged Quartett by Müller, the Combattimento by Monteverdi, 4.48 Psychosis by Kane, Nina, c’est autre chose by Vinaver, Don Juan returns from the war by von Horváth, Toccate and fugue by Lepage, The Three Sisters by Chekhov, The Drunks by Ivan Vyrypaev, Pelléas and Mélisande by Debussy. In 2019, he will stage Britannicus by Racine as well as Carmen's Tragedy by Peter Brook and Georges Bizet. For his thesis and his shows, he receveid several awards.