Lars Rudolfsson, is one of Sweden's leading directors. During the years 1983-1993, he managed the Orion Theatre in Stockholm, returning in 2002 as Artistic Director, with performances such as Whose Little Hat is Flying?, Hjälp sökes and Venus. In 1993 he became Artistic Director of Malmö Opera and Music Theatre, where he created productions such as Kristina from Duvemåla and the opera Cry Wolf by Hans Gefors. Among his many productions, mostly in collaboration with costume designer Kersti Vitali Rudolfsson, may also be mentioned The Threepenny Opera, Peer Gynt, Kalevala and Aniara at Stockholm City Theatre, Chess at Cirkus and in opera: The Magic Flute and Sven-David Sandström's and Katarina Frostenson's Staden, both at the Royal Swedish Opera. In addition, he has collaborated on Carmen at Santa Fe Opera House and A Midsummer Night's Dream at Malmö Opera, Don Giovanni at Opera Hedeland and most recently Handel's Xerxes at Artipelag in Stockholm. In addition to theatre and opera, Lars has worked with circus and mime, including the performances TRIX, Convention on the Rights of the Child and DC3. Lars Rudolfsson has received numerous awards, including the H.M. the King of Sweden's Litteris et Artibus Medal, for "outstanding artistic work as a director and director of theatre," Svenska Dagbladet's Thalia Award, Swedish Theatre Critics' Award and most recently Expressen's Theatre Award in 2013.