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Lester McNutt made his stage debut with Jean Davy and Odile Mallet (1986-88) in a a performance of Sophocles' ANTIGONE at the Wiltz Festival, alongside Jean Davy, Patrick Préjean and Daniel Royan.
 
He went on to study with Herbert Berghof and Edward Morehouse at HB Studio in New York,and perfected his acting skills with Raphael Kelly and Ada Brown Mather.
 
In 1987, he founded his own theater company with Régis Barale, and performed in a stage adaptation of CRIME AND PUNISHMENT. He carried on the following year with THE CREDITORS (August Stindberg).
 
Lester McNutt also performed in numerous New York productions: Love Creek Productions, under the direction of Le Wilhelm, with Tracy Newirth, Bob Manus, Diane Hoblit, Merry Beamer, Nancy McDoniel, Kristen Adams, J. Clay Lawson and Alex Siverman.
 
He joined the Theatre-Studio and played Holm in QUEEN CHRISTINA, directed by A.M. Raychel, with Abigail White, Alex Silverman, Mark Kulka, Thomas Caron and Cesar Carrasco.
In 1989, he played Bottom in a production of MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (Avignon Festival), directed by Ada Brown Mather, with Debbon Ayer, Robert Beltram, Eve Brennan, Phoebe Collins, Linda Donald, Neith Hunter, Tara Marchant and Bobby Troka. 1993 marked his debut as stage director, with A WINTER'S TALE, featuring Thomas Caron, Tatiana Matejas, James Spencer, George Strum and Walter Novak.
In 1994, he interpreted Richard Gloucester in RICHARD III, directed by Anne Beaumont, with Damian Anastasio, Ryohei Hoshi, Anne Beaumont, Howard Laniado, John Prave, Katherine Schroeder and Jeff Sult.
In Paris, he pieced together short plays by Courteline, soldering them into one single production entitled COURTELINADES. The project was produced by St Maur's municipal theater in 1995, and featured Sylvie Kirzin, Agnès Braunschweig, Robert Delarue, Arielle Dervieu, Thierry Laroyenne, David Rousseau and Alexandra Royan.
In 2003, the company took a new turn with the production of plays in the original language: LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT (Paris, 2002), LA RONDE (Paris, 2003), BUS STOP (Paris, 2005), TREEMONISHA (Paris, 2006). The latter, an American opera composed by Ragtime pianist Scott Joplin, was the company's first musical experience.
It turned out to be quite successful, and was followed by additional performances in Bergamo, Italy.
 
In 2011, he directed DIDO AND AENEAS, by Henry Purcell, in partnership with the Conservatories of Bagneux, Clamart, Fontenay-aux-Roses and Malakoff. This 3-act opera was directed by Françoise Charbonnier and Françoise Johannel, with Brice Sailly at the harpsichord. The singers were Anne Yvonne Sovrano (Dido), Thierry La Treille (Aeneas), Rachel Goupil (Belinda), Héloïse Clément (2ndWoman), Marie Vuagniaux (Spirit), Nathalie Monteillard (Sorceress), OdileBenassis (1st Witch), Florence Parmentier (2nd Witch). The opera was performed on 22 January, 2011 at the Théâtre des Sources (Fontenay-aux-Roses) and on 23 January, 2011 at the Maison de la Musique et de la Danse (Bagneux).
 
 
Théâtre en anglais ; théâtre en allemand ; théâtre multilingue ; théâtre en version originale ; théâtre en v.o. ; opéra allemand ; opéra américain ; opéra-rock ;
opéra classique ; arrangement latino ; arrangement rock ; ragtime ; auteurs américains ; auteur autrichien ; compositeur allemand ; association lilasienne ;
fête ses 22 ans d'existence
 
Martha ; von Flotow ; opéra allemand , Théâtre en anglais ; théâtre en allemand ; théâtre multilingue ; théâtre en version originale ; théâtre en v.o. ; opéra allemand ; opéra américain ; opéra-rock ;
opéra classique ; arrangement latino ; arrangement rock ; ragtime ; auteurs américains ; auteur autrichien ; compositeur allemand ; association lilasienne ;
fête ses 22 ans d'existence

Didon et Enée ,

Opéra Henry Purcell

Lester McNutt , Comédien ,  Metteur en scène  , Trompettiste , Compagnie Théâtre , Musiciens