About us

Samal Blak

Born in the Faroe Islands, he trained at the Central St. Martins College of Art & Design and won the 2009 Linbury Prize for Stage Design. His work was chosen to represent the UK as part of the ‘Make/Believe: UK Design for Performance 2011–2015′ exhibition at the V&A, previously at the Prague Quadrennial.

Productions include: Otello, Khovanschina (Winner – Best New Production, International Opera Awards 2015) and Life is a Dream – world premiere (Birmingham Opera Company); Falstaff (Bucharest National Opera); The Devil Inside, The Locked Room and Ghost Patrol (winner- South Bank Sky Arts Award 2013) – world premieres, (Scottish Opera and MTW); Les mamelles de Tiresias (De Nationale Opera Amsterdam, La Monnaie Brussels, Aldeburgh Music, Festival d’Aix-en-Provence); Tosca (Opera Ostfold, Norway); Eugen Onegin (Theater an der Wien-in der kammeroper); Giasone, Agrippina, Simon Boccanegra, The siege of Calais, Così fan tutte (ETO); L’incoronazione de Poppea (RCM, ETO); Macbeth (Guerilla Theatre Seoul); How to be Another Woman (Gate Theatre, London).

In 2007 he was awarded the Thorvald Poulsen av Steinum award.

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Christina Nilssons Gata, 411 04 Göteborg
Telephone (switch) 031–10 80 00
Ticket office & Restaurant 031–13 13 00

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