Antoine Bourseiller

Antoine Bourseiller (8 July 1930 – 21 May 2013) was a French comedian and opera and theatre director.[1]

Born in Paris in 1930, from 1960 to 1963 Bourseiller headed the Studio des Champs-Elysées.[1] In 1966, he was named director of the Centre dramatique national d'Aix-en-Provence. He also directed the Théâtre Récamier.[2] From 1982 until 1996 he was director of the Opéra de Nancy et de Lorraine.[2][3]

Bourseiller won the Prix du Concours des Jeunes compagnies in 1960 and the Grand Prix du théâtre du Syndicat de la critique in 1963.

Personal lifeEdit

He had a daughter, Rosalie Varda, from his relationship with director Agnès Varda.[4]



  1. ^ a b "Mort du metteur en scene Antoine Bourseiller". Le Figaro. 22 May 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Antoine Bourseiller". Liberation Theatre. 22 May 2013.
  3. ^ "Bourseiller, Antoine". IMEC. Archived from the original on 20 October 2013. Retrieved 19 October 2013.
  4. ^ "Mort d'Antoine Bourseiller : Marie Sara et ses proches au Studio, un adieu ému". Retrieved 29 June 2016.