Danish choreographer Signe Fabricius made her Royal Opera debut in 2013 on Eugene Onegin, directed by Kasper Holten. She has since returned to create the choreography for Don Giovanni on the main stage and L’Ormindo in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, Shakespeare’s Globe, both directed by Holten. In the 2015/16 Season she is movement director for Lucia di Lammermoor, directed by Katie Mitchell.
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, Footfalls/Neither for Berlin State Opera and Idomeneo for Vienna State Opera (also directed by Holten). Her theatre choreography includes West Side Story for Østre Gasvaerk Theatre, Cabaret for Aarhus Theatre, Hvid Magi for Betty Nansen Theatre and Romeo and Juliet, Cabaret, Tove! Tove! Tove!, Shakespeare’s Sonnets, My Fair Lady, The Sorrows of Young Werther and Madame Bovary for the 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).