Yannis Thavoris

Yannis Thavoris studied at the School of Architecture of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and at the Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design.

He was the winner of the 1997 Linbury Prize for Stage Design.

Yannis’s recent designs include: Roméo et Juliette (Estonian National Opera), Hänsel & Gretel (Grange Park Opera), Orlando (San Francisco Opera), Roberto Devereux (sets, Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe), Otello (Theater Magdeburg).

Also Tosca (Nederlandse Reisopera), Orestes (National Theatre of Northern Greece at the Epidaurus Festival), Cendrillon (Royal Northern College of Music), L’elisir d’amore (Den Jyske Opera, Denmark), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Sibelius Academy, Helsinki), La finta giardiniera (Royal College of Music and Buxton Festival), Alcina (Royal Academy of Music), Der Fliegende Holländer (Estonian National Opera), I Capuleti e i Montecchi (Buxton Festival);

Ariodante, The Lady from the Sea, Madama Butterfly (Scottish Opera), Aida (sets, Welsh National Opera), La donna del lago (costumes, Royal Opera House), Tosca (Santa Fe Opera), Rigoletto (National Opera Bucharest), Pelléas et Mélisande (Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires), The Rake’s Progress (English National Opera), Così fan tutte (sets, Opéra National du Rhin), La clemenza di Tito (Royal Danish Opera / ENO), The Rape of Lucretia (Aldeburgh Festival / ENO), Oprichnik (Teatro Lirico di Cagliari), La fanciulla del West, Cavalleria rusticana and I pagliacci, Don Giovanni, Pelléas et Mélisande, Katya Kabanova, Tosca, Nabucco, Jenufa (Opera Holland Park).

Future plans include Mansfield Park (Royal Northern College of Music).

Website: yannisthavoris.com