Austrian choreographer and director Otto Pichler made his Royal Opera debut in 2016 as choreographer for Barrie Kosky’s The Nose. He has worked with directors including Günter Krämer, Nicolas Brieger, Christof Loy, David Mouchtar-Samorai, Stathis Livathinos and Bernd Mottl, and has choreographed for opera companies in Paris (Der Ring des Nibelungen), Amsterdam (La forza del destino), Dresden (Penthesilea, Die Fledermaus), Cologne (War and Peace, Turandot), Hanover (Anatevka, My Fair Lady), Brussels (Aida) and for the Salzburg Festival (Mitridate, re di Ponto). For Kosky he has also created choreography for Saul (Glyndebourne Festival), The Fiery Angel (Bavarian State Opera), Das Rheingold (Hanover), Carmen (Frankfurt, ROH) and Candide, Fiddler on the Roof, L’Orfeo, Kiss Me Kate, Ball im Savoy, La Belle Hélène and West Side Story, which he also co-directed (Komische Oper Berlin). His directing credits include Hello Dolly!, Jekyll and Hyde, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Gypsy Princess, Märchen im Grand Hotel and The Merry Widow. Plans include choreography for Chicago (Komische Oper Berlin).
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