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Michael Levine
set designer

Michael Levine is a Canadian and lives in Toronto. He has worked internationally as a set and costume designer for the past 25 years. He studied stage design at The Central School of Art and Design in London.

He has designed for The Paris Opera, The Metropolitan Opera, Vienna State Opera, , English National Opera, Opera Nomori Tokyo, The Netherlands Opera, Flanders Opera, Welsh National Opera, Scottish Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Geneva Opera, The San Fransisco Opera, Chicago Lyric Opera, Houston Opera, Canadian Opera, Royal National Theatre of Great Britain, The Royal Shakespeare Co., Old Vic Theatre, Glasgow Citizen's Theatre and for London's West End and Broadway. In Canada he has worked for The Shaw Festival, Canadian Stage, Tarragon Theatre, Soulpepper Theatre, National Ballet of Canada, Dancemakers.

Recent Work includes:
The Ring Cycle by Wagner for the Canadian Opera Co. Direction and design for Das Rheingold also for the Canadian Opera Co. Madam Butterfly for The Metropolitan Opera. Candide for The Chatelet Theatre Paris and La Scala Milan, A Disappearing Number - Complicite Theatre London.

His work has been honoured with a Gemini Award, Paris Critics Prize, The Edinburgh Festival Drama and Music Award, Two Dora Awards and a Toronto Arts Award. Michael is a Chevalier des Arts et Lettres.



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