Жан Кальман

Biography

Has worked worldwide with directors such as Pierre Audi, Peter Brook, Robert Carsen, Richard Eyre, Nicholas Hytner, Peter Stein, Deborah Warner, and Rufus Norris on the award-winning Festen. RSC Associate Artist.

Opera lighting credits include: Medee (Theatre des Champs Elysees); Die Zauberflote, The Death of Klinghoffer, Eugene Onegin, Messiah, The Marriage of Figaro, La Bohème, Cosi Fan Tutte, Death in Venice, Peter Grimes, Lohengrin, Der Rosenkavalier, Mary Stuart, Semele, St John Passion (ENO); Wagner’s Dream (Welsh National Opera); Les ContesD’Hoffmann (Paris Opera, La Scala); Dido and Aeneas, Carmen (Opera Comique, Paris), La Boheme (Dusseldorf, Strasbourg); Dionysis (Staatsoper Berlin, Salzburg, Netherlands); Gisela (Ruhrtriennale); Don Giovanni (Lyon Opera, Geneva); Attila, Macbeth, Eugene Onegin (The Met); Romeo and Juliet, Faust (Naples); Alcina (La Scala, Vienna State Opera); Orlando, Pelleas et Melisande, Death in Venice (Brussels); Guillaume Tell, Die Zauberflote, Parsifal, Iphigenie en Aulide/Iphigenie en Tauride, La Juive, St Francois D’Assise, Castor Et Pollux, Marco Polo, Dialogues des Carmélites (Netherlands); La Juive, Nabucco, Alcina, The Cunning Little Vixen (Paris); Boris Godunov (Venice); Elijah (Japan); Dido and Aeneas (Vienna Festival); Dialogues Des Carmelites (La Scala, Oviedo, Antwerp, Nice, Japan); La Clemenza di Tito, Don Giovanni, Fidelio (Glyndebourne); La traviata, The Turn of the Screw, Giulio Cesare (Royal Opera House); Wozzeck, La Voix Humaine, Die Zauberflote (Opera North); Pelléas et Mélisande (Welsh National Opera, Brussels); Turandot, La bohème, Madama Butterfly, Il Trittico (Antwerp); Eugene Onegin (Venice, Naples, the Met); Elektra (Salzburg, Florence).

Theatre work includes The Low Road, Haunted Child, Fever, Blasted, Lucky Dog (Royal Court); Festen (Almeida Theatre and West end); School for Scandal (Barbican); Cabaret, The Beautiful game, By the Bog Of Cats (West End); The Book of Grace (The Public Theater); John Gabriel Borkman (Dublin, New York); In The Red And Brown Water (Young Vic); The Year Of Magical Thinking (Los Angeles, National Theatre); The Hour We Knew Nothing of Each Other, Mother Courage, The Cherry Orchard, White Chameleon, The Mahabharatra, Richard III (National Theatre); Macbeth, The Crucible, Romeo And Juliet, Julius Caesar (RSC).

He won the 1991 Olivier Award for Best Lighting Design for Richard III and White Chameleon (National Theatre) and Evening Standard Award 2004 Best Lighting for Festen at The Almeida and the West end.
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