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Signe Fabricius

Biography

In the 2013/14 Season Danish choreographer Signe Fabricius creates the choreography for Kasper Holten’s new productions of Don Giovanni on the Royal Opera House main stage and L’Ormindo in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, Shakespeare’s Globe. Fabricius made her Royal Opera debut in 2013 in Holten’s production of Eugene Onegin.

Born in Denmark, Fabricius has choreographed widely in opera, theatre and film. Her opera choreography includes Tannhäuser (directed by Holten) and Les Contes d’Hoffmann for Royal Danish Opera. Her theatre choreography includes West Side Story (Østre Gasvaerk Theatre), Cabaret (Aarhus Theatre), Hvid Magi (Betty Nansen Theatre) and Shakespeare's Sonnets, My Fair Lady, The Sorrows of Young Werther and Madame Bovary (Royal Danish Theatre). Fabricius’s film choreography includes Fighter (for Natasha Arthy), The Shark (for Joachim Høst) and Star Quality (for Pernille F. Christensen).

Fabricius began her career as a dancer and actress, appearing in films including Lars von Trier’s Dancer in the Dark and Natasha Arthy’s Mirakel (Miracle). Fabricius lives in Copenhagen and London with her partner Kasper Holten.