American lighting designer Felice Ross makes her Royal Opera debut in the 2017/18 Season on From the House of the Dead.
Ross grew up and studied in the USA and now lives in Israel. She has designed lighting for dance, theatre and opera. Her opera lighting designs for Krzysztof Warlikowski include Lulu and Don Giovanni (La Monnaie, Brussels), Die Frau ohne Schatten, Die Gezeichneten and Eugene Onegin (Bavarian State Opera), The Rake’s Progress (Berlin State Opera), Wozzeck (Dutch National Opera), Alceste (Teatro Real, Madrid), Parsifal, Iphigénie en Tauride, The Makropulos Affair, La Voix humaine and Duke Bluebeard’s Castle (Paris Opéra) and Handel’s Il trionfo del tempo e del disinganno (Aix-en-Provence Festival). Further opera credits include Manon Lescaut (Polish National Opera, Welsh National Opera, Savonlinna Opera Festival), Boulevard Solitude (Welsh National Opera), Salome (Prague National Theatre, Polish National Opera), Powder Her Face (Polish National Opera, La Monnaie, Brussels), La traviata (Savonlinna Festival), Der fliegende Holländer and Eugene Onegin (Polish National Opera) and credits for Israeli Opera.
Ross has lit many theatre productions for Warlikowski including The Dybbuk, A Streetcar Named Desire, Madame de Sade, Angels in America, Kabaret warszawski, The African Tales by Shakespeare, (A)pollonia and Macbeth. She has worked prolifically in Poland and Israel and for theatres including Théâtre de l’Odéon, Paris, Schaubühne, Berlin, Hannover Schauspielhaus and Athens’s Poreia Theatre.