RETURNPhilippe Arlaud

Philippe Arlaud

Director, Set Designer, Lighting Designer, Producer
He was born in Paris and grew up in Mulhouse. He studied directing, stage design and history of art at the Ecole Supérieure d'Art Dramatique du Théâtre National de Strasbourg. Philippe Arlaud has worked successfully since 1981 as a director, stage designer and lighting designer in more than 100 theater and opera productions in Europe, Asia and the USA, among them: Bayreuth (Tannhäuser), Tokyo (Les contes d'Hoffmann, Andrea Chenier, Arabella), Paris (Don Giovanni), Strasbourg (La Cenerentola, Tristan und Isolde, Der Fliegende Holländer, Un ballo in maschera), Geneva (L'Orfeo, L'incoronazione di Poppea, Il ritorno d'Ulisse in Patria, Un re in ascolto, Vienna (A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Turn of the Screw, West Side Story), Barcelona (Andrea Chenier), Berlin (Die tote Stadt, Die Frau ohne Schatten), St Petersburg (La traviata), Baden-Baden (Carmen, Fidelio, Così fan tutte, Rigoletto, Falstaff, Ariadne auf Naxos), Hong Kong (Carmen). Philippe Arlaud was the Artistic Director of the Feldkirch Festival (Austria) from March 2007 to July 2012. At GNO he worked as a director and stage designer in the production of Ariadne on Naxos in the 2009/10 period, in which he also played the role of Chamberlain. He has been awarded the "Josef Kainz Medal" of the city of Vienna (the highest artistic honor in Austria). // Last update of the biography: December 2015 - The list of the productions below is complete.