Actor and film and stage director Maxime Genois is a graduate of the Conservatoire d’art dramatique de Montréal. For theatre, he has worked with such leading directors as Denis Marleau, Catherine Vidal, Philippe Cyr, Marc Beaupré, Sébastien David and Philippe Boutin. He directed the operas Nero and the Fall of Lehman Brothers, which will be revived in New York in the fall of 2020 by Montreal’s BOP | Ballet-Opéra-Pantomime, and The Turn of the Screw, in association with the Atelier lyrique de l’Opéra de Montréal and the Agora Orchestra. He also directed Quasar’s Cathédrale-Métal, which won the Opus Prize for Concert of the Year. His short film Le Clown was selected for competition at Angoulême.