Benoît Bénichou studied theatre, body expression and music at the Conservatoire de Nice and Nice-Sophia-Antipolis University.
He has staged many shows like Trouble in Tahiti/L’Enfant et les Sortilèges by Bernstein/Ravel for the Opera National de Nancy-Lorraine and El Retablo de Maese Pedro by De Falla and Brundibár by Krása for the Théâtre de Caen, L’Opera Seria by Gassmann for the New European Opera, L’Etoile by Chabrier, Geneviève de Brabant by Offenbach, Svadba by Sokolovic for National Montpellier Opera, then Die Fledermaus for the Festival d’O in Montpellier and Montpellier National Opera. He also realized a huge installation about the 4 seasons for the National Montpellier Opera.
Recently, he staged Dido and Aeneas with Catherine Kollen for l’Arcal at the Théâtre de l’Athénée in Paris and a french tour and imagined the scenography and visuals for a Friday Nights with Yury Revich / Unicef Gala at the Theater an der Wien.
He realized with his Collective 1B2P/TragédieMonstre a show based on Brundibár by H. Krása at Théâtre de Caen.
He is also teaching theatre at the Department Supérieur pour Jeune Chanteurs at the CRR Rue de Madrid in Paris.
Benoit was stage director assistant with Mariame Clément, Carlos Wagner, Jean Louis Martinoty for L’Arcal, Lorraine National Opera, Nantes-Angers Opera, Strasbourg National Opera, Toulon Opera, Vaamse Opera, Bern Opera, Paris National Opera.