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Rudy Sabounghi

Set and costumes designer of Così fan tutte

Rudy Sabounghi works both in theatre and opera. He has worked with directors Klaus Michael Grüber, Jacques Lasalle, Luc Bondy, Jean-Claude Berutti, Jean-Louis Grinda, Christian Schiaretti, Luca Ronconi, Deborah Warner, Arnaud Desplechin and with choreographers Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and Lucinda Childs.

His most recent creations and costumes include Père by Strinberg, at La Comédie, Lucia di Lammermoor at the New National Theatre in Tokyo, Verklärte Nacht at the Opéra de Paris, L’heureux élu at the Hamburger Kammerspiele and Carmen at the Capitole in Toulouse. He is a regular teacher at important drama schools like the ENSATT in Lyon and the TNS in Strasbourg.

Current projects : a creation at the Théâtre national de Bruxelles with Fabrice Murgia, Don Giovanni with Jean-Claude Berutti and a project with Arnaud Despleich at the Comédie-Française.

At the Opéra de Lausanne: Le nozze di Figaro (1986), La Traviata (2015).