Victoria Sitjà Director

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Biography

Victoria Sitjà trained as an actor's director at the Théâtre de l'Odéon in Paris with Luc Bondy and Deborah Warner, at the Théâtre Gérard Philippe in Saint-Denis with Jean Bellorini and in Saint Petersburg with Lev Dodin. She created a trilogy, Nostalgie et héritage, which brings together her productions of Chekhov's Three Sisters, Lagarce's Just the End of the World and Kafka's Letter to the Father at the Théâtre de Verre in Paris and the Théâtre Gérard Philippe in Saint-Denis. 

In order to perfect her approach to the stage, she has worked as a stage manager, prop-maker, translator and rehearsal assistant with Isabelle Adjani for Cyril Teste's Opening Night, and with Amira Casar for Simon Stone's staging of the Three Sisters. She also works in collaboration with many festivals: Festivals of correspondence in Grignan, France Culture broadcasts in Avignon... 

Since 2018, Victoria Sitjà assists many directors such as Robert Wilson for his Jungle Book at the Théâtre de la Ville, Daniel Slater for The Marriage of Figaro at the Eva Ganizate Festival or Bruno Geslin for Le feu, la fumée, le souffre with Claude Degliame at the Théâtre de la Cité in Toulouse. 

Victoria Sitjà joined the Académie de l'Opéra national de Paris in September 2021. During her first season in residence, she participated in the revival of the staging of Verdi's Rigoletto by Claus Guth and of Turandot by Robert Wilson. 

In June 2022, she created her first directing workshop, Après la fatigue du jour, with the artists in residence at the Academy. In June 2023, for her second directing workshop, Victoria Sitjà will propose a theatrical reflection on the artistic quest of Leonard Bernstein : Loooking for Bernstein.  

Currently in

  • Amphithéâtre Olivier Messiaen
  • from 28 to 30 June 2023
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