Benjamin
Lavernhe

pensionnaire

After earning a Bachelor degree in Media and Communication and attending evening courses at the École Florent, Benjamin Lavernhe joined the « Classe libre » (free class) and played under the direction of Jean-Pierre Garnier, Loïc Corbery, Paul Desveaux and Magali Léris.

In 2008, he was admitted to the Conservatoire national supérieur d'art dramatique (National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts) of Paris, where Mario Gonzalez, Yann Joël Collin, Dominique Valadié, Alain Françon and Olivier Py supervised and directed his work. In 2011, he would reunite with Py when he cast him for the role of Benvolio in Romeo and Juliet.
In 2008, he appeared in La Cagnotte and, in 2009, in Les Méchantes, two television movies directed by Philippe Monnier. He was seen as well in Radiostars, a movie by Romain Lévy and inGoing Away (Un beau dimanche) by Nicole Garcia.

On October 1, 2012, Benjamin Lavernhe became a pensionnaire of the Comédie-Française and set off in the role of Lycante in Corneille’s La Place Royale directed by Anne-Laure Liégeois. Afterwards, he was cast for the role of Oloferno Vitellozzo in Hugo’s Lucrezia Borgia directed by Denis Podalydès, of Clitandre in Molière’s The Misanthrope directed by Clément Hervieu-Léger, of Flute in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream directed by Muriel Mayette-Holtz, of Tognino in Goldoni’s The Villeggiatura Trilogy under the direction of Alain Françon and of Marcellus, Reynaldo, Third Actor, an Officer, a Messenger, Osric and Second Gravedigger in Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Hamlet directed by Dan Jemmett.

He played Jean’s part in Feydeau’s Un fil à la patte (Cat Among The Pigeons) directed by Jérôme Deschamps. He also performed the role of Vladimir Karlovitch Rode in Chekhov’s The Three Sisters directed by Alain Françon, of Diomedes in Shakespeare’s Troilus and Cressida directed by Jean-Yves Ruf, of Hippolyte, Son of Thésée and Antiope, in Racine’s Phèdre under the direction of Michael Marmarinos, and of Cléante in Molière’s The Imaginary Invalid directed by Claude Stratz.

Currently in

La Tempête (The Tempest)

by William Shakespeare
French adaptation by Jean-Claude Carrière
Directed by Robert Carsen

Richelieu

Soon in

L'Interlope (cabaret)

by Serge Bagdassarian
Directed by Serge Bagdassarian

Studio

Faust

by Goethe
Adapted and directed by Valentine Losseau and Raphaël Navarro

Vx-Colombier

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At the Comédie-Française

2017-2018

  • Benjamin Lavernhe

    Actor School

    Studio

  • Faust

    by Goethe Adapted and directed by Valentine Losseau and Raphaël Navarro

    le Directeur de théâtre, Valentin (frère de Marguerite) ; manipulation magique

    Vx-Colombier

  • L'Interlope (cabaret)

    by Serge Bagdassarian Directed by Serge Bagdassarian

    Pierre

    Studio

  • La Tempête (The Tempest)

    by William Shakespeare French adaptation by Jean-Claude Carrière Directed by Robert Carsen

    Sebastian, frère d’Alonso (en alternance)

    Richelieu

  • La Règle du jeu

    based on the screenplay by Jean Renoir Directed by Christiane Jatahy

    Invité

    Richelieu

  • Les Fourberies de Scapin (Scapin the...

    by Molière Directed by Denis Podalydès

    Scapin

    Richelieu

2016-2017

  • La séance est ouverte

    Jean Lebrun's radio show La Marche de l’histoire (The March of History), recorded with a live audience

    Vx-Colombier

  • Lucrèce Borgia

    by Victor Hugo Directed by Denis Podalydès

    Oloferno Vitellozzo (en alternance)

    Richelieu

  • La Règle du jeu

    by Jean Renoir Directed by Christiane Jatahy

    Invité

    Richelieu

  • 20 000 lieues sous les mers

    by Jules Verne (adapted by Christian Hecq and Valérie Lesort) Directed by Christian Hecq and Valérie Lesort

    Conseil, serviteur du Professeur Aronnax, et manipulation de marionnettes

    Vx-Colombier

  • La Ronde

    by Arthur Schnitzler Directed by Anne Kessler

    Le Jeune Homme

    Vx-Colombier

  • L'Interlope (cabaret)

    by Serge Bagdassarian Directed by Serge Bagdassarian

    Pierre

    Studio

2015-2016

2014-2015

  • La Tragédie d'Hamlet

    by William Shakespeare Directed by Dan Jemmett

    Marcellus, Reynaldo, 3e Comédien, Un Capitaine, Osrik, 2e fossoyeur

    Richelieu

  • Lucrèce Borgia

    by Victor Hugo Directed by Denis Podalydès

    Oloferno Vitellozzo

    Richelieu

  • Coupes sombres

    by Guy Zilberstein Directed by Anne Kessler

    un bûcheron

    TOP

  • Le Songe d'une nuit d'été

    by William Shakespeare Directed by Muriel Mayette-Holtz

    Flûte

    Richelieu

  • La Dame aux jambes d'azur

    by Eugène Labiche Directed by Jean-Pierre Vincent

    Hyacinthe

    Studio

  • Le Misanthrope

    by Molière Directed by Clément Hervieu-Léger

    Clitandre

    Richelieu

  • The Readers’ Bureau

    Readings of contemporary authors

    Studio

  • Dom Juan

    by Molière Directed by Jean-Pierre Vincent

    Pierrot et Don Alonse

    Richelieu

  • Un chapeau de paille d'Italie

    by Eugène Labiche Directed by Giorgio Barberio Corsetti

    Fadinard, rentier (en alternance)

    Richelieu

2013-2014

  • Phèdre (Phaedra)

    by Jean Racine Directed by Michael Marmarinos

    Hippolyte, fils de Thésée et d’Antiope, reine des Amazones

    Richelieu

  • Le Malade imaginaire

    by Molière Directed by Claude Stratz

    Cléante (en alternance)

    Richelieu

  • Lucrèce Borgia

    by Victor Hugo Directed by Denis Podalydès

    Oloferno Vitellozzo

    Richelieu

  • Le Misanthrope

    by Molière Directed by Clément Hervieu-Léger

    Clitandre

    Richelieu

  • Richard III

    by William Shakespeare Directed by Anne Kessler

    Brakenbury, Archevêque d'York, Le Cardinal, un messager, un prêtre, Evêque d'Ely, un Greffier, Tyrrel, 4ème messager et Norfolk

    Maison de la Radio

  • A Midsummers Night's dream

    by William Shakespeare Directed by Muriel Mayette-Holtz

    Flûte

    Richelieu

  • Coupes Sombres

    by Guy Zilberstein Directed by Anne Kessler

    Le Bûcheron

    Vx-Colombier

  • Psyché

    by Molière Directed by Véronique Vella

    L’Amour

    Richelieu

  • La Grande Guerre

    by François Christophe Directed by Bruno Raffaelli

    Richelieu

  • Un fil à la patte

    by Georges Feydeau Directed by Jérôme Deschamps

    Jean (en alternance)

    Richelieu

  • La Tragédie d'Hamlet

    by William Shakespeare Directed by Dan Jemmett

    Marcellus, Reynaldo, 3ème Comédien, Un Capitaine, Un Messager, Osrik, 2ème fossoyeur

    Richelieu

  • La Trilogie de la villégiature

    by Carlo Goldoni Staging Alain Françon

    Tognino

    Richelieu

2012-2013

  • Les Trois Soeurs

    d'Anton Tchekhov Mise en scène Alain Françon

    Vladimir Karlovitch Rode, sous-lieutenant

    Richelieu

  • Un fil à la patte

    by Georges Feydeau Directed by Jérôme Deschamps

    Jean

    Richelieu

  • Phèdre (Phaedra)

    de Jean Racine Mise en scène Michael Marmarinos

    Hippolyte, fils de Thésée et d’Antiope, reine des Amazones (en alternance) Et :

    Richelieu

  • Troïlus et Cressida

    de William Shakespeare Mise en scène Jean-Yves Ruf

    Diomède (en alternance)

    Richelieu

  • Le Malade imaginaire

    de Molière Mise en scène Claude Stratz

    Cléante

    Richelieu

  • Anne Kessler

    Carte Blanche

    un bûcheron

    Vx-Colombier

  • La Place Royale

    de Pierre Corneille Mise en scène Anne-Laure Liégeois

    Lycante

    Vx-Colombier

  • The Readers’ Bureau

    Readings of contemporary authors

    Studio