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 Comediants he participated in thecreation of more than 30 stage productions all over the five continents.

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.

Voice and work Joan Font has worked on special projects for the Festival d’Avignon, and Venice’s Biennale, as well as other projects in Paris, New York, Chicago, Bogotá, Sydney, Tokyo, Dublin, Edimburgh, London, Hannover and Beijing, amongst other cities.

Font started in opera director in titles such as The Magic Flute for Gran Teatre del Liceu and Opera Coruna) or Orfeo ed Euridice for Peralada’s Festival. He also premiered a new production of 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 Grand Théatre de Genève. More recently, he worked as artistic director of L’Italiana in Algeri in Madrid’s Teatro Real, a coproduction of Houston Grand Opera, the Opéra National de Bordeaux and the Maggio Fiorentino in Florence. He has also made family/children oriented abbreviated versions of most of these titles.

Outside opera he worked with Comediants in the presentation of a special performance for Shanghai’s World Expo and the specially-made show for the celebration of Hanoi’s Millenium (Vietnam). In the summer 2011 he directed and premiered the latest original play Persephone in Moscow’s Chekhov Festival, later played in Centro Dramático Nacional and Teatre Lliure.

Joan Font, Die Zauberfloete, at Liceu Barcelona (1)

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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