Solène Souriau Dramatist


After studying music at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Solène Souriau began working as an assistant director. She worked at the Deutsche Oper in Berlin, the Opéra national de Montpellier, the Théâtre de l'Athénée in Paris, the Spoleto Festival in Italy and La Monnaie in Brussels. 

She has worked with Jean-Paul Scarpitta (Così fan tutte, 2013), Frédéric Fisbach (Erwartung, Cleopatra’s Death, and The Lady of Monte-Carlo, 2014), Richard Brunel (Béatrice et Bénédict, 2016) and Célie Pauthe (Die Fledermaus, 2018-2019, L'Annonce faite à Marie, created by Philippe Leroux, 2022). 

Also devoted to creation, she has been working since 2013 with the company T&M, dedicated to new forms of musical and lyrical theatre. She worked on Sebastian Rivas’s creation of Aliados at the T2G-Théâtre de Gennevilliers and then, as playwright, took part in the creation of Giordano Bruno, an opera by Francesco Filidei (La Casa da Música, 2016). 

She also regularly works with the Paris Opera Academy, the Musica Festival, the Opéra national du Rhin and the Opéra de Rouen Normandie. From 2015 to 2021, she also joined the Paris Opera Department of Dramaturgy, Publishing and Communication, where she worked as a playwright during the 2020-2021 season.

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