Calixto Bieito

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    Calixto Bieito in Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny (Seizoen 2011-2012)

  • Copyright Vlaamse Opera / Annemie Augustijns

    Calixto Bieito in Carmen (Seizoen 2004-2005)

Director in Carmen

Biography

Education
Spanishphilologyandart history, University of Barcelona
Directing, ‘Institut del Teatre’ (Barcelona); actor training, Tarragona.
Master classes, including with Jerzy Grotowski, Peter Brook, Giorgio Strehler, Ingmar Bergman
 
Debut
Theater: La Verbena de la Paloma (Bretón), Hamlet (Shakespeare), La Vida es Sueño (Calderón de la Barca), Edinburgh Festival.
Opera: Carmen (Dublin), 1999.
 
Career
Artistic director Teatre Romea (Barcelona), 1999 – 2011
Artistic director Barcelona Internacional Teatre (BIT), 2011 – 
 
Highlights
Internationale tournees met Macbeth (Salzburg, München), 2001; Die Dreigroschenoper (including at Paris, Ruhr Triennale), 2003-2004; Peer Gynt (Internationaal Festival Bergen), 2006;Lulu (Wedeskind; Nationaltheater Mannheim), 2009
Carmen(Spanje, Dublin, Vlaamse Opera); Un Ballo in Maschera (ENO London); Don Giovanni (ENO London, Staatsoper Hannover, Gran Teatre del Liceu Barcelona); Don Carlos (Basel); Lulu (Basel); Le Grand Macabre (Theater Freiburg); Armida (Komische Oper Berlin); Der fliegende Holländer (Staatsoper Stuttgart); Parsifal (Staatsoper Stuttgart); Wozzeck (Liceu Barcelona, Staatsoper Hannover, Teatro Real Madrid), Fidelio (Bayerische Staatsoper)
 
Recent and future productions
Camino Real (Goodman Theatre Chicago); Der Freischütz (Weber; Komische Oper, Berlin); Fidelio (Bayerische Staatsoper)

Last update on 12 September 2011

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