Lorenzo Charoy (France)

Baroque Acting


Bilingual (French and Italian) actor and stage director. He studied acting from 1989 at the Grenier Théâtral Maurice Sarrazin and the École Claude Mathieu in Paris, with, among others, Daniel Postal, Claude Mathieu and Thérèze Barbey. Recently, he appeared in „Pyrame et Thisbé“ and „Le bourgeois gentilhomme“, directed by Benjamin Lazar, „Bar franco-italien“, directed par Jean-Claude Penchenat, „Les femmes savantes“ performed by the Fabrique à théâtre and „Dette d’amour“ by Eugène Durif, directed by Beppe Navello. After co-working as an assistent stage director on several productions, including children spectacles, he directed and arranged Ibsen’s „Peer Gynt” by Ibsen, in 2002, and „Pas sages” based on a choice of contemporary texts, in 2004. Following his Baroque gesture and declamation studies with Jean-Denis Monory et Benjamin Lazar, he appeared in several of their productions, such as Moliére’s „Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme” (Le Poéme Harmonique, Vincent Dumestre, directed by Benjamin Lazar), and, in 2007, he directed the production of Antonio Caldara’s serenata “La contesa dei numi”, performed by Collegium Marianum at the Baroque theatre in Český Krumlov, South Bohemia. In 2011, he took part in staging of the opera “Egisto”, directed by Jérôme Correas; presently, he is preparing „Les Fâcheux“ by Molière with the Fabrique à Théâtre and „Les frères Karamazov“ for the Théatre de l’Arc-en-ciel.

About the class:

Clothing: neutral black; any other useful pieces of clothing are welcome. Languages on stage: French for actors, French and Italian for singers.

Maximum number of students: 10


Teaching languages: French, Italian, English


aktivní účastníci / active participants

  1. Jitka Dofková
  2. Zuzana Vilímová
  3. Dominika Prokopová
  4. Barbora Šmídová
  5. Klára Šmídová
  6. Jana Janků
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