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Originally from Saguenay, the tenor Richard-Nicolas Villeneuve now resides in Montreal and continues his vocal studies with sopranos Monique Pagé and Aline Kùtan.
Richard-Nicolas is an extremely versatile performer with highly praised acting skills and possesses solid experience as a dancer. The flexibility of his voice allows him to distinguish himself in opera, operetta, musical theatre, french art songs and also in the interpretation of popular songs.
His varied repertoire includes : John Styx and Mercure / “Orphée aux Enfers” (Offenbach), Raflafla / “Les Dames de La Halle” (Offenbach), Babylas / “Monsieur Choufleuri” (Offenbach), le Duc de Mantoue / “Les Brigands” (Offenbach), Frantz / “Les Contes d’Hoffman” (Offenbach), Charles Valentine Clark / “Titanic” (Yeston), Remendado / “Carmen” (Bizet), Spoletta / “Tosca” (Puccini), Ziggy / “Starmania” (Berger) and Tony / “West Side Story” (Bernsetin).
He is the recipient of a number of grants and awards and was a nominee in the ‘Outstanding Supporting Actor’ category at the Midtown Theatre Festival in New York for his performance as Miles Hendon in the “Prince and the Pauper”.
Festival Opéra de St-Eustache