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Articles tagged with "set design"

Box clever: How Il barbiere di Siviglia's wacky toy box staging adds to the comedy

2 September 2016

Patrice Caurier and Moshe Leiser’s production of Rossini’s most popular comedy thinks outside the box by performing within one.

Watch: John Macfarlane on designing Frankenstein — 'We kept coming back to something that was so simple' 

13 April 2016

The designer on the challenges of adapting Mary Shelley's novel, and creating authentic period costumes that allow for the freedom of 21st century dance.

Jean-Marc Puissant: How great design can play a crucial role in ballet

11 November 2014

The dancer-turned-designer is behind some of contemporary ballet's greatest works of recent years.

How to Stage an Opera: Freud and Die Frau ohne Schatten

20 March 2014

How changing attitudes to Freud have shaped the set designs of The Royal Opera's production.

Designer Es Devlin featured on BBC Radio 4’s Front Row

13 January 2014

From Mozart to Miley Cyrus, Es Devlin discusses the breadth of her set design.

Watch: Jon Bausor on the ballet Hansel and Gretel


10 May 2013

Set designer discusses working with Liam Scarlett and exploring the darker side of the fairytale.

Design Challenge competition now open

17 September 2012

Enter our design challenge for students attending Skills Academy Founder Colleges.

The artists behind opera and ballet set design

17 August 2012

From surrealist painters to comic book artists, the world of opera and ballet has attracted a diverse range of artists.