Felice Ross Lighting designer
Season 24/25 Artist


Felice Ross has designed the lighting for many theatre, opera and ballet productions in Europe, Korea, Israel, Great-Britain, South Africa, Japan and the United-States. 

Amongst her designs are the lighting for the operas of Tel Aviv (The Barber of Seville, Medium), Warsaw (The Queen of Spades, Don Carlo, Ubu Roi, Wozzeck, The Flying Dutchman), Washington (Andrea Chénier), the Munich Bayerische Staatsoper (Eugene Onegin, Die Frau ohne Shatten, Tristan und Isolde), Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia in Valencia (Eugene Onegin), Staatsoper Unter den Linden Berlin (The Rake’s Progress, Sleepless), La Monnaie in Brussels (Médée, Macbeth, Lulu, Don Giovanni), Teatro Real Madrid (Poppea e Nerone), the Aix-en-Provence Festival (Le Triomphe du temps et de la désillusion, L’Ange ardent), Dutch National Opera (Wozzeck), Grand Théâtre de Genève and Vlaamse Opera (The Makropulos Affair), Salzburg Festival (The Bassarids, Elektra and Aida), Ruhrtriennale (Das Floß der Medusa, Pelléas et Mélisande, Evolution set to a music by Ligeti), Opéra national du Rhin and Bunka Kaikan in Tokyo (Le Pavillon d’or) and Royal Opera House Covent Garden (From the House of the Dead). 

Felice Ross has been working with Krzysztof Warlikowski for his theatre and opera productions since 1998. In 2018, she was honoured by Sir Paul McCartney with the title of Companion at the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts. This season, she is designing the lighting for Tannhäuser at Staatsoper Hamburg, Lohengrin and Didon et Énée at Bayerische Staatsoper Munich.

At the Paris Opera: Iphigénie en Tauride (2006, 2008, 2016, 2021) ; L’Affaire Makropoulos (2007, 2009, 2013) ; Parsifal (2008) ; Le Roi Roger (2009) ; Le Château de Barbe-Bleue / La Voix humaine (2015, 2018) ; Don Carlos (2017) ; Don Carlo (2019) ; Lady Macbeth de Mzensk (2019) ; A Quiet Place (2022).

Currently in

  • Opéra Bastille
  • from 29 March to 25 April 2025

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