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. He is working regularly in Vienna for the Friday Night with Yury Revich’ series.
Recently, he staged Kroesus by Keiser for l’Arcal at the Théâtre de l’Athénée in Paris.
He realized with his company 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.
Since 2020, he is the owner and director of the Théâtre du Minotaure/Salle Berlioz in Béziers in France. Many projects are coming with his company hosted in the theater.