Joan Font Stage Director

Joan Font
Joan Font is a real star in opera with selling out productions of The Magic Flute, Cinderella, L’Italiana in Algeri, Barber of Seville in some leading opera houses in Europe, USA and Canada. Joan has presented his operas with absolute absolutes at Liceu Barcelona, Teatro Real, Welsh National, Opera di Firenze, Royal Opera House of Muscat, Grand Theater of Geneve, La Monnaie / DeMunt, Opera National de Bordeux, Houston Grand Opera, Washington National Opera, Lyric Opera in Chicago, Los Angeles Opera, Seattle Opera, Canadian Opera Company Toronto, Opera in Montreal, among others.

Joan Font is a founding director of the thetare company Comediants having led the creation of more than 30 stage productions worldwide.

Joan Font's productions are regularly sold-out and include The Magic Flute, Cinderella, L’Italiana in Algeri, Barber of Seville in some of the most important opera houses in Europe, USA and Canada: Liceu Barcelona, Teatro Real Madrid, Welsh National, Opera di Firenze, Royal Opera House of Muscat, Grand Theater of Geneve, La Monnaie / DeMunt, Opera National de Bordeux, Houston Grand Opera, Washington National Opera, Lyric Opera in Chicago, Los Angeles Opera, Seattle Opera, Canadian Opera Company Toronto, Opera in Montreal, among others.

Joan Font has worked on special projects for the Festival d’Avignon, and the Biennale in Venice, Italy, as well as in Paris, New York, Chicago, Bogotá, Sydney, Tokyo, Dublin, Edimburgh, London, Hannover Beijing, Santiago de Chile and his hometown: Barcelona.

Outside opera he developed a special parade performance for Shanghai’s World Expo in Seville and Shanghai and Hanoi’s Millenium (Vietnam). Other remarkable work in theatre includes Persephone in Moscow’s Chekhov Festival, Madrid's National centre for the Theatre and Barcelona's Teatre Lliure.

Font started in opera director with The Magic Flute for Gran Teatre del Liceu and Opera Coruna) followed by Orfeo ed Euridice for Peralada’s Festival. He also premiered the zarzuela La Verbena de la Paloma at Granada’s Festival, Cenerentola (a coproduction of Welsh National Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Barcelona’s Gran Teatre del Liceu and Geneva's Grand Théatre. He directed Rossini's L’Italiana in Algeri in Madrid’s Teatro Real, a coproduction with Houston Grand Opera, the Opéra National de Bordeaux and the Maggio Fiorentino in Florence, Italy. He has also created some shorter operas oriented to younger audiences. 

Joan Font, L'Italiana in Algeri

Joan Font, La Cenerentola, Rossini

Author Title Location ~ Event
Balada Faust-bal Teatro Real, Madrid
Breton La verbena de la paloma Granada Festival
Mozart Die Zauberfloete Liceu, Barcelona
Mozart Die Zauberfloete A Coruna
Mozart Die Zauberfloete Baluiarte, Pamplona
Mozart Die Zauberfloete Teatro Romea, Murcia
Rossini L'Italiana in Algeri Teatro Real, Madrid
Rossini L'Italiana in Algeri Opera di Firenze, Florence
Rossini L'Italiana in Algeri Opera National de Bordeaux
Rossini L'Italiana in Algeri Houston Grand Opera
Rossini L'Italiana in Algeri Royal Opera House Muscat
Rossini La Cenerentola Houston Grand Opera
Rossini La Cenerentola Welsh National Opera
Rossini La Cenerentola Liceu, Barcelona
Rossini La Cenerentola Geneva
Rossini La Cenerentola Los Angeles Opera
Rossini La Cenerentola Washington
Rossini La Cenerentola La Monnaie
Rossini La Cenerentola Lyric Opera Chicago
Rossini La Cenerentola Omaha Opera
Rossini La Cenerentola Seattle Opera
Rossini Il Barbiere di Siviglia Liceu, Barcelona
Rossini Il Barbiere di Siviglia Houston Grand Opera
Rossini Il Barbiere di Siviglia Canadian Opera Company, Toronto
Rossini Il Barbiere di Siviglia Opera National de Bordeaux
Olympic Games Ceremony Barcelona
World Expo Performance Shanghai
Universal Expo 1992 Daily cavalcade Seville
Millenium celbration Special show Hanoi, Vietnam
Chekohov Festival Persephone Moscow
Chekohov Festival Persephone Teatre Lliure, Barcelona
Chekohov Festival Persephone Centro Dramatico Nacional, Madrid

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