Jean Maheux

Saint-Georges-de-Beauce, Québec, 1958
  • Performer (actor, baritone)

Biography

A versatile artist, Jean Maheux has developed a following as a dancer, singer and actor. He first gained prominence for his astounding portrayal of Don Quichotte in L’Homme de la Mancha. His efforts were rewarded with a nomination for Best Actor by the Académie québécoise du théâtre. He has played Antoine in Antoine and Cléopâtre directed by Lewis Furey for the Théâtre du Nouveau Monde, was in the cast of Toutefemme by Peter Karpati for L’Espace Go, L’Iliade based on Homer for the Théâtre du Nouveau Monde, Du vent entre les dents by Emmanuelle Jimenez for the Théâtre d’Aujourd’hui, Billy l’Éclopé by Martin McDonagh for the Compagnie Jean Duceppe and Imago by Marie-Christine Lê-Huu to name only a few. He has collaborated with Pauline Vaillancourt on three opera creations for Chants Libres: Le Vampire et la Nymphomane by Serge Provost and Claude Gauvreau, L’Enfant des glaces by Zack Settel and Pauline Vaillancourt and L’Archange by Louis Dufort and Alexis Nouss.

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Features

  • Arias (2011)
    • Stage direction: Pauline Vaillancourt
    Montréal
  • L’eau qui danse, la pomme qui chante et l’oiseau qui dit la vérité
    • Music: Gilles Tremblay
    • Libretto: Pierre Morency
    • Stage direction: Robert Bellefeuille
    Montréal
  • L’archange (2005)
    Oper’installation
    • Music: Louis Dufort
    • Libretto: Alexis Nouss
    • Original Concept and Stage Direction: Pauline Vaillancourt
    Montréal
  • The Ice Child (2000)
    Electr’opera
    • Music: Zack Settel
    • Original Concept and Stage Direction: Pauline Vaillancourt
    Düsseldorf • Montréal
  • Opera
    • Music: Serge Provost
    • Libretto: Claude Gauvreau
    • Stage direction: Lorraine Pintal
    Montréal

Discography

  • Opéra féerie (DVD-R-Video, 2010)
    • Music: Gilles Tremblay
    • Libretto: Pierre Morency
    • Stage direction: Robert Bellefeuille
    26.00 CAD
  • L’archange (DVD-R-Video, 2008)
    Opér’installation
    • Music: Louis Dufort
    • Libretto: Alexis Nouss
    • Stage direction: Pauline Vaillancourt
    26.00 CAD
  • L’Enfant des glaces (DVD-Video, 2006)
    Électr’opéra
    • Music: Zack Settel
    • Stage direction: Pauline Vaillancourt
    30.00 CAD
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