Isabelle Moindrot


University of Paris 8

Born in London, Isabelle Moindrot is a professor of Theater Studies at the University of Paris 8. She is known for her work on contemporary operatic direction (La Représentation d’opéra : poétique et dramaturgie, PUF, 1993) and on 18th century Italian opera. Since 2000, her research has been oriented towards the Romantic era and the beginnings of modern directorial practice, and the fabrication of the theatrical performance from the French Revolution to WWI.