Charles Fabius (Founding Producer) A graduate of the Royal Academy Utrecht (The Netherlands) in Musicology and Theatre History, Charles Fabius started his career as music editor in his native country. He moved to Paris, where he co- founded the Paris Opera School for young singers Ecole d'Art Lyrique in 1979. He became artistic program director at the Paris Grand Opera in 1983. Through the 1990’s, he ran a prominent artist management agency from Paris managing the worldwide career of Robert Wilson. He has been decorated by the French Government Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres. In 2001, he moved to NYC as artistic and executive director of the Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation, leading a major building and capital campaign. The newly-redesigned Watermill Center for the Arts and the Humanities opened in 2006 as a year-round facility. He was consulting producer at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, NY from 2007 until 2013. In 2015 he collaborated with artist Kara Walker for the production of "Norma" at La Fenice for the Venice Biennial. Today, Charles Fabius serves as Advisory Board member for the Byrd Hoffmann Watermill Foundation, program curator for Chez Bushwick/Jonah Bokaer Choreography, artistic director of the music academy "Heures Romantiques entre Loire et Loir" and Senior Vice President for the digital company Potatoyz.