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Michaela Barth

Costume designer of Ariadne auf Naxos

For the first time at the Opéra de Lausanne.

Michaela Barth studied design at the Hochschule der Künste in Berlin. She worked as costume assistant for Herbert Murauer, Philipp Stölzl, Marcel Keller and Wilhelmine Bauer, before taking up a post at the Stuttgart Staatstheater.

Until 2005, she created costumes for Ratten 07 in Berlin (theatre for the homeless), and for Aufbruch (Berlin Tegel prison theatre group). She has created costumes for several of Armin Petras’ productions and regularly works with Michael Thalheimer, Hans Neuenfels, Volker Lechtenbrink, Johannes Schütz, Yvonne Groneberg, Katrin Hentschel, Holk Freytag and Enrico Lübbe. For opera, she has designed costumes in particular for Rigoletto, La forza del destino, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Otello, Les Troyens, Trois sœurs and De la maison des morts, working with David Hermann, Karoline Gruber, Katharina Wagner, Christof Loy and Michael Thalheimer. She has also worked in advertising and videos.

She currently has plans for work for Schade, dass sie eine Hure war at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein, and Macbeth at the Opera Vlaanderen in Antwerp.