Chantal Thomas Set designer
Season 21/22 Artist

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history

After she graduated from the École Nationale des Arts Décoratifs (Paris) in set design, Chantal Thomas has worked with choreographer Laura Scozzi and directors Jean-Louis Martin-Barbaz, Michel Rostain (costumes), Étienne Pommeret, Richard Brunel and Frédéric Bélier-Garcia. 

She has designed the sets for over sixty productions in collaboration with Laurent Pelly, for the theatre (Le Roi nu by Evgueni Schwartz, Mille francs de récompense by Victor Hugo, Harvey), for musicals (Et Vian! at La Villette) and operas: Orpheus in the Underworlds (Grand Théâtre in Geneva, Opéra de Lyon), Platée, Ariadne auf Naxos, Giulio Cesare and I Puritani (Paris Opera), The Grand Duchess of Gérolstein and La Belle Hélène (Théâtre du Châtelet), The Tales of Hoffmann (Grand Théâtre in Lausanne, San Francisco Opera, Deutsche Oper Berlin), Les Boréades, Bluebeard's Castle, The Human Voice and La Vie parisienne (Lyon Opera), The Love of Three Oranges and L’Etoile (Amsterdam National Opera), L’Elisir d’amore (London Royal Opera House, Paris Opera, La Scala), La Fille du Régiment (London Royal Opera House, Metropolitan Opera, Vienna Staatsoper, Gran Teatre del Liceu Barcelona), Pelléas et Mélisande (Theatre an der Wien), L'Opéra de quat'sous (Comédie Française), La Traviata (Santa Fe Opera, Teatro Regio Torino), La Fille du Régiment , Manon (London Royal Opera House, Metropolitan Opera), Robert the Devil, Don Pasquale (Santa Fe Opera, San Francisco Opera, La Monnaie in Brussels, Teatro Real Madrid), Offenbach's King Carrot and Bluebeard (Opéra de Lyon), Bernstein's Candide (Santa Fe Opera), Lucia di Lammermoor (Opera Philadelphia, Vienna Staatsoper). 

Her most recent creations are La Cenerentola (Amsterdam, Geneva, Los Angeles), Le Nozze di Figaro (Santa Fe, and soon in Japan), Così fan tutte at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées. Future projects include Il Turco in Italia at the Teatro Real Madrid and La Périchole at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées.

Currently in

  • Palais Garnier
  • from 17 June to 12 July 2022
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