||Maxime Alvarez de Toledo
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MAXIME DE TOLEDO is an actor and singer who recently appeared on TV in
The Sopranos, All My Children and Guiding Light. Since making his American
film debut in One Last Thing, starring Ethan Hawke and Cynthia Nixon, as part
of the Tribeca Film Festival 2006, he was seen in Foulard (Teacher, Cannes
Film Festival 2007), The Women (The Man), The Last Beat (Marcos), The Dead
(Hank) and Ten Easy Steps of Being Dead inside (Zach).
On the New York stage, Maxime recently made his Metropolitan Opera debut,
appearing as the Priest inquisitor in the new production of Don Carlo. Prior to
that, Maxime was heard in Showboat (Carnegie Hall), Camelot (Live from Lincoln
Center on PBS, with the New York Philarmonic) and the New York production
of Yank (Mitch, opposite Bobby Steggert). Other New York credits include the
off-Broadway productions of Oh Lady Lady! (Willoughby), and Mademoiselle
Modiste (Rene), A Life in the Theater, The Rhythm of Life: a Cy Coleman
Celebration, and Soloist in a gala concert with Marin Mazzie under the direction
of Paul Gemignani.
Regionally, Maxime just finished portraying Jean-Pierre in Theater Works
Hartford’s production of This. He also appeared in the acclaimed version of
Camelot at the Schubert Theater in Boston, playing Lancelot with the North
Shore Music Theatre, a role he later reprised with the Goodspeed Opera House.
Other regional credits include The Sound of Music (Captain Von Trapp), Gigi
(Gaston Lachaille), Hair (Tribe) and Titanic (Charles Lightoller) and Spring is
Here (Stacy Haydon).
Trained as a classical singer, Maxime performed many operatic roles throughout
the world including both Giovanni and Leporello (Don Giovanni), Don Alfonso
(Cosi fan Tutte), Colline (La Bohême), Publio (La Clemenza di Tito), Zuniga
(Carmen), Truffaldino (Ariadne auf Naxos), and Dottore (La Traviata). Concert
works include Opera Scenes Concerts around Japan, Haydn’s Seven Last
Words in Sicily and Mozart’s Requiem.
Also active in contemporary music, Maxime can be heard in the world premiere
recordings of Pasatieri’s The Seagull (Sorin) by Chekov, Ward’s Roman Fever
(Eduardo) and Eyerly’s The House of the Seven Gables (Lord Mayor). All three
recordings have been released on Albany Records.
A native of Paris with Franco-Spanish origins, Maxime is fluent in English, French
and Italian and also speaks Spanish, German and basic Chinese. He currently
lives in New York City.