Vita Tzykun

Set & Costume Designer

The designer has designed sets, costumes, and projections for The Bolshoi Theater (Russia), Den Norske Opera (Norway), Santa Fe Opera, LA Opera, Seattle Opera, Minnesota Opera, Dallas Opera, Opera Philadelphia, Boston Lyric Opera, Atlanta Opera, and The Kennedy Center (Washington DC) among others. Her work has also appeared in the acclaimed Wexford Opera Festival (Ireland), and Prototype Festival (NYC). Recent projects include set design for The (R)Evolution of Steve Jobs (Santa Fe Opera, world premiere), costume design for Dinner At Eight (Minnesota Opera, world premiere), and costume design for Russia’s premiere of The Passenger (Yekaterinburg State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre, Bolshoi Theater). Numerous film and television credits include art direction for Lady Gaga’s ABC Thanksgiving Special, production design for several award-winning feature films and shorts, and commercials for PBS, DirectTV, Axe, Bulova, Qualcomm, and the U.S. Army. Tzykun is a founding member of GLMMR, a New York-based interdisciplinary art collective fusing the worlds of fine art, audiovisual technology, and live performance. Tzykun’s work was recently showcased in a solo exhibition at OPERA America’s National Opera Center in New York; in major exhibitions in New York, Tel-Aviv, and Toronto; and in Entertainment Design magazine. She received 2016 International Opera Awards nomination for “Best Design.”

Lyric debut: Faust (2017|18)

Last updated: March 3, 2018