Yannis Thavoris

Yannis Thavoris graduated with a diploma in Architecture from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece in 1995. He then studied European Scenography at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, obtaining a Master of Arts in 1997. He was the overall winner of the 1997 Linbury Prize for Stage Design.

2017

A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Director: Victoria Newlyn
Sibelius Academy Univrsity of Arts, Helsinki

2016

LA FINTA GIARDINERA
Director: Henry Fehr
Royal College of Music
ALCINA
Director: Olivia Fuchs
Royal Academy of Music
I CAPULETI E I MONTECCHI
Director: Harry Fehr
Buxton Festival
ARIODANTE
Director: Harry Fehr
Scottish Opera
DER FLIEGENDER HOLLÄNDER
Director: Pamela Recinella
Estonian National Opera

2015

ORLANDO
Director: Harry Fehr
Welsh National Opera
MERLIN
Director: Liam Steel
Nuffield Theatre
LE DONNE CURIOSE
Director: Stephen Barlow
Guildhall School of Music and Drama
THE DANCING MASTER/I PAZZI PER PROGETTO
Director: Martin Lloyd Evans
Guildhall School of Music and Drama

2014

MERLIN
Director: Liam Steel
Royal & Derngate
RIGOLETTO
Director: Stephen Barlow
National Opera Bucharest
MADAMA BUTTERFLY
Director: David McVicar
Scottish Opera
LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST
Director: Stephen Barlow
Opera Holland Park

2013

L’ENFANT PRODIGUE/FRANCESCA DI FOIX
Director: Stephen Barlow
Guildhall School of Music
LA FINTA GIARDINIERA
Director: Harry Fehr
Buxton Festival
CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA/PAGLIACCI
Director: Stephen Barlow
Opera Holland Park
LA DONNA DEL LAGO (Costumes only)
Director: John Fulljames
Royal Opera House

2012

LA NAVARRAISE/LE PORTRAIT DE MANON/COMEDY ON A BRIDGE
Director: Stephen Barlow
Guildhall School of Music
THE LADY FROM THE SEA
Director: Harry Fehr
Scottish Opera
TOSCA
Director: Stephen Barlow
Sante Fe Opera
DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE
Director: Stephen Barlow
Royal Academy of Music

2011

MADAM BUTTERFLY
Director: Stephen Barlow
Mid Wales Opera
PELLÉAS ET MÉLISANDE
Director: Olivia Fuchs
Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires
SAUL
Director: Olivia Fuchs
Buxton Festival
RITA/IOLANTA
Director: Martin Lloyd-Evans
Guildhall School of Music
ORLANDO
Director: Harry Fehr
Scottish Opera

2010

LA BOHÈME
Director: Stephen Barlow
British Youth Opera
DON GIOVANNI
Director: Stephen Barlow
Opera Holland Park
PELLÉAS ET MÉLISANDE
Director: Olivia Fuchs
Opera Holland Park
TWO WOMEN
Director: Ryan Romain
Theatre Royal Stratford East

2009

THE GREAT EXTENSION
Director: Kerry Michael
Theatre Royal Stratford East
PETRUSHKA
Choreographer: Ian Spink
Scottish Ballet at the Edinburgh Festival
KATYA KABANOVA
Director: Olivia Fuchs
Opera Holland Park
NATIONAL OPERA STUDIO SHOWCASE
Director: Jo Davies
Hackney Empire
THE KING GOES FORTH TO FRANCE
Director: Martin Lloyd-Evans
Guildhall School of Music
TOSCA
Director: Stephen Barlow
Opera Holland Park at Richmond Theatre
COSÌ FAN TUTTE (Sets only)
Director: David McVicar
Scottish Opera (transfer from Strasbourg)

2008

GIGI
Director: Timothy Sheader
Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre
TOSCA
Director: Stephen Barlow
Opera Holland Park
AIDA (Sets only)
Director: John Caird
Welsh National Opera

2007

LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN (Sets only)
Director: Laurence Dale
Nationale Reisopera, Netherlands
JENUFA
Director: Olivia Fuchs
Opera Holland Park
NABUCCO
Director: John Fulljames
Opera Holland Park

2006

COSÌ FAN TUTTE (Sets only)
Director: David McVicar
Opera de Oviedo, Spain (transfer from Strasbourg)
THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO (Sets only)
Director: Olivia Fuchs
English National Opera
A NIGHT AT THE CHINESE OPERA
Director: Jo Davies
Royal Academy of Music

2005

COSÌ FAN TUTTE (Sets only)
Director: David McVicar
Strasbourg Opéra National du Rhin
ANNIE GET YOUR GUN
Director: Timothy Sheader
UK Tour
OPERA SERIA (Sets only)
Director: Laurence Dale
Nationale Reisopera, Netherlands
LA CLEMENZA DI TITO
Director: David McVicar
English National Opera (transfer from Copenhagen)

2004

THE BATTLE OF GREEN LANES
Director: Kerry Michael
Theatre Royal Stratford East
LA CLEMENZA DI TITO
Director: David McVicar
Royal Danish Opera, Copenhagen

2003

NATIONAL OPERA STUDIO SHOWCASE
Director: Danny Slater
Queen Elizabeth Hall, London
CANDIDE
Director: Graham Vick
Birmingham Opera Company
OPRICHNIK
Director: Graham Vick
Teatro Lirico di Cagliari

2001

THE RAKE’S PROGRESS
Director: Annabel Arden
English National Opera
THE RAPE OF LUCRETIA
Director: David McVicar
Aldeburgh Festival and English National Opera

The production was broadcast on BBC TV.
It won the South Bank Show Award and was nominated for an Olivier Award for Best New Opera Production.

2000

MADAMA BUTTERFLY
Director: David McVicar
Scottish Opera

1999

CARMEN
Director: Robert Chevara
English Touring Opera

1998

THE DAUGHTER OF THE REGIMENT
Director: Ian Spink
English Touring Opera
ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA
Director: Michael Bogdanov
English Shakespeare Company
FRANZISKA
Director: Georgina Van Welie
The Gate Theatre, London