Celine Frigau Manning

Associate Professor

University of Paris 8 - Institut Universitaire de France

Céline Frigau Manning is Associate Professor in Italian and Theatre Studies at the University of Paris 8. A graduate of the École Normale Supérieure, she was a researcher at the Bibliothèque-musée de l’Opéra and resident scholar at the Villa Medici. After working on opera singers’ acting practices (Chanteurs en scène. L’œil du spectateur au Théâtre-Italien, 1815-1848, Paris, Champion, 2014), her current research focuses on the upheaval brought about by medicine and the sciences on the 19th century stage. She is the founder of the translation collective La Langue du bourricot, which has published translations of four plays.