Multitalented artist Dorothéa Ventura is very active on the Quebec artistic scene. Singer, harpsichordist, dancer, actor, vocal coach, choral director, she has participated in some 500 productions with the most prestigious ensembles in Quebec, Canada and Europe.
She has recorded for theatrical, cinematic, and dance productions, and made some 20 CDs, several of which have won Juno, Opus prizes and ADISQ nominations. In addition to coaching professional singers in private and at L’Atelier lyrique de l’Opéra de Montréal, she often works as a coach and assistant conductor for baroque opera productions. Dorothéa Ventura is a cofounder of the a cappella Ensemble ALKEMIA, finalist of the EMA competition in New York, and on three occasions at the Opus Awards, category Concert of the Year. She also a member of Sonate 1704 ensemble, which focus on discovering 18th century French violin sonatas. She directs Choeur Opus Novum, is a member of the artistic committee of La Nef, teaches harpsichord at the Cégep de Trois-Rivières, is a regular teacher at Cammac for several years, and assistant artistic director of Les Idées heureuses. Solidly trained in classical, modern, and baroque dance, she became a member of the dance company Les Jardins chorégraphiques in 2009. Dorothéa has also acted in several short films and plays, including 150 performances of The sound of music, directed by Denise Filiatrault.