Jacques Reynaud studied fashion design in New York, where he lives and works. He has been noticed for his artistic projects for the theatre.
He made his professional debut with director Luca Ronconi, for whom he created the costumes for Peer Gynt. Since the middle of the 1990s, he has been working with Robert Wilson. Their collaboration gave birth to the costumes for Ozeanflug, a play performed in 1998 at the Berliner Ensemble, The Days Before and POEtry in Hamburg, or Doctor Caligari in Berlin.
In 2003, he designed the costumes for Leonce and Lena, staged by Robert Wilson to an original score by Herbert Grönemeyer. They pursued their collaboration in 2005 with William Shakespeare’s A Winter’s Tale, staged at the Berliner Ensemble. In 2017, he worked with Martin Zehetgruber for Michael Walter’s The Birthday Party at the Salzburg Festival. In 2019, he designed the costumes for The Jungle Book at the Düsseldorf Schauspielhaus.
He recently created the costumes for Robert Wilson’s productions of Otello in Baden-Baden and Handel’s Messiah in Salzburg.
At the Paris Opera L'incoronazione di Poppea, 2014; Turandot, 2021
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