Marie-Jeanne Lecca

Costume Designer

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Agent: Lynda Mamy
Associate: Madeleine Pudney

Marie-Jeanne was born in Bucharest, where she studied at the Beaux Arts Institute.  She now lives in London and works extensively in Opera.  Marie-Jeanne received the Martinu Medal for JULIETTA and THE GREEK PASSION and was nominated by Opernwelt magazine as Costume Designer of the Year for MASKERADE.  She was also part of the British team that won the "Golden Triga" at the 2003 Prague Quadriennale.

 

Opera

ProductionCompanyNotes

HAUNTED MANOR

2015

Polish National Opera

Dir: David Pountney

WILLIAM TELL

2015

Grand Theatre Geneva

Dir: David Pountney

ROMEO AND JULIETTE

2015

Theater St. Gallen

Dir/Choreographer: Beate Volack

WILLIAM TELL

2015

Polish National Opera

Dir: David Pountney

PELLEAS AND MELISANDE

2015

Welsh National Opera

Dir: David Pountney

MOSES IN EGYPT

2014

Welsh National Opera

Dir: David Pountney

WILLIAM TELL

2014

Welsh National Opera

Dir: David Pountney

THE MAGIC FLUTE

2014

Bregenzer Festspiele

Dir: David Poutney

THE MAGIC FLUTE

2013

Bregenzer Festspiele

Dir: David Poutney

LULU

2013

Welsh National Opera

Dir: David Pountney

PRINCE IGOR

2012

Opernhaus Zurich

Dir: David Pountney

TRIPTYQUE LYONS

2012

L'Opera National de Lyon

IL TRITTICO (IL TABARRO/ SUOR ANGELICA/ GIANNI SCHICCHI)
VON HEUTE AUF MORGEN/ SANCTA SUSANNA

Dirs. David Pountney, John Fulljames

UN BALLO IN MASCHERA

2011

Opernhaus Zurich

Dir: David Pountney

THE PASSENGER

2010

Bregenzer Festspiele/ Warsaw/ ENO/ Lincoln Centre Festival

Dir: David Poutney

LES TROYENS

2010

Deutschoper Berlin

Dir: David Poutney

KROL ROGER

2009

Bregenzer Festspiele/ Warsaw/ Barcelona

Dir: David Poutney

AGRIPPINA

2009

Opernhaus Zurich

Dir: David Pountney

TRISTAN AND ISOLDE

2009

Cologne Opera

Dir: David Pountney

LA JUIVE

2009

Opernhaus Zurich

Dir: David Pountney

WOZZECK

2008

Royal Danish Opera

Dir: Keith Warner

DIE SOLDATEN

2008

New York Lincoln Center Festival

Dir: David Pountney

CARMEN

2008

Bolshoi, Moscow

Dir: David Pountney

MACBETH

2007

San Francisco Opera

Dir: David Poutney

LA JUIVE

2007

The New Israeli Opera

Dir: David Pountney

THE RING CYCLE

2007

Royal Opera House

Dir: Keith Warner

KHOVANSHCHINA

2007

Welsh National Opera

Dir: David Pountney

DIE SOLDATEN

2006

Ruhr Festival

Dir: David Pountney

MOSES AND ARON

2006

Bayerische Staatsoper

Dir: David Pountney

GOTTERDAMERUNG

2006

Royal Opera House

Dir: Keith Warner

L'ETOILE

2006

Opernhaus Zurich

Dir: David Pountney

PETER GRIMES

2005

Opernhaus Zurich

Dir: David Pountney

MASKARADE

2005

Royal Opera House

Dir: David Pountney

MAGIC FLUTE

2005

Volksoper Wien

Dir: Helmuth Lohner

SIEGFRIED

2005

Royal Opera House

Dir: Keith Warner

DIE WALKURE

2005

Royal Opera House

Dir: Keith Warner

DAS RHEINGOLD

2004

Royal Opera House

Dir: Keith Warner

THE GREEK PASSION

2004

Royal Opera House

Dir: David Pountney

WEST SIDE STORY

2004

Bregenzer Festspiele

Dir: Francesca Zambello

THE DWARF & THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS

2004

Opera North Leeds Sadlers Wells

Dir: David Pountney
Winner: South Bank Show Award

JENUFA
(transfer)

2003

OLBE ABAO Bilbao

Dir: David Pountney

BOCCACCIO

2003

Volksoper Wien

Dir: Helmuth Lohner

WEST SIDE STORY

2003

Bregenzer Festspiele

Dir: Francesca Zambello

JULIETTA

2003

Opera North Leeds

Dir: David Pountney

GUILLAUME TELL

2003

Bastille Opera Paris

Dir: Francesca Zambello

WEST SIDE STORY

2003

Bregenzer Festspiele

Dir: Francesca Zambello

WOZZECK

2002

Royal Opera House

Dir: Keith Warner

TURANDOT

2002

Salzburg Festival

Dir: David Pountney

JENUFA

2002

Vienna State Opera

Dir: David Pountney

THERESE RAQUIN

2001

Dallas Opera

Set & Costume Designer
Dir: Francesa Zambello

MACBETH

2001

Opernhaus Zurich

Dir: David Pountney

LA CLEMENZA DI TITO

2001

Opera National du Rhin

Dir: David Pountney

VERDI REQUIEM

2000

English National Opera

Dir: Phyllida Lloyd

NABUCCO

2000

English National Opera

Dir: David Pountney

NAPOLEON

2000

Shaftesbury Theatre

Dir: Francesca Zambello

FAUST

2000

Bayerische Staatsoper

Dir: David Pountney

DER FREISCHUTZ

1999

English National Opera

Dir: David Pountney

THE GREEK PASSION

1999

Bregenzer Festspiele/

Dir: David Pountney

KATYA KABANOVA

1999

Bayerische Staatsoper

Dir: David Pountney

SALAMMBO

1999

Bastille Opera Paris

Dir: Francesca Zambello

ANGEL MAGICK

1998

BBC Proms/Salisbury

Dir: David Pountney

THE TURN OF THE SCREW

1998

La Monnaie Brussels

Dir: Keith Warner

RIENZI

1997

Vienna State Opera

Dir: David Pountney

JULIETTA

1997

Opera North Leeds

Dir: David Pountney
Winner: Martinû Foundation Medal
Nominee: Barclays Theatre Award, 1998

AS YOU LIKE IT

1997

Nottingham Playhouse

Dir: David Pountney

CARMEN

1996

Teatro Reggio Turin

Set & Costume Designer
Dir: Keith Warner

LA MAISON DES MORTS

1996

Opera du Rhin

Set & Costume Designer
Dir: Keith Warner

THE NOSE

1996

De Nederlandse Opera

Dir: David Pountney

CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA

1996

Berlin State Opera

Dir: Keith Warner

CARMEN

1995

Seattle Opera

Dir: Keith Warner

THE TAMING OF THE SHREW

1995

RSC

Dir: Gale Edwards

THE FAIR AT SOROCHINTSI

1995

Royal College of Music,

Set and Costume Designer
Dir: Keith Warner

THE ADVENTURES OF MR BROUCEK

1995

Bavarian State Opera (Munich)E.N.O.

Dir: David Pountney

CARMEN

1994

Houston Grand Opera

Set and Costume Designer
Dir: Keith Warner

THE BARBER OF SEVILLE

1993

Glimmerglass Opera,

Set and Costume Designer
Dir: Keith Warner

LA BETE HUMAINE

1993

Nottingham Playhouse

Set and Costume Designer
Dir: Pip Broughton

CARMEN

1993

Portland Opera

Set and Costume Designer
Dir: Keith Warner

THE ADVENTURES OF MR BROUCEK

1992

English National Opera

Dir: David Pountney

CARMEN

1991

Minnesota Opera

Set and Costume Designer
Dir: Keith Warner

PELLEAS & MELISANDE

1990

English National Opera

Set and Costume Designer
Dir: David Pountney

THE ADVENTURES OF MR BROUCEK

1992

English National Opera

Dir: David Pountney

IL TROVATORE

1989

Dortmund Opera House

Set and Costume Designer
Dir: Keith Warner

FALSTAFF

1989

English National Opera

Set and Costume Designer
Dir: David Pountney

THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE

1989

d'Oyly Carte

Set and Costume Designer
Dir: Keith Warner

BEING ALIVE

1989

Drury Lane Theatre/

Set and Costume Designer
Dir: Keith Warner

PACIFIC OVERTURES

1987

English National Opera

Set and Costume Designer
Dir: Keith Warner

CARMEN

1987

Hessisches/ Staats Theatre Wiesbaden

Set and Costume Designer
Dir: Julian Hope

THE STONE GUEST

1987

English National Opera

Set and Costume Designer
Dir: Keith Warner

LA BOHEME

1986

English Touring Opera

Co-Designer
Dir: Graham Vick

IOLANTHE

1986

Scottish Opera

Set and Costume Designer
Dir: Keith Warner

NOYE'S FLUDDE

1986

Brighton Festival

Set and Costume Designer
Dir: Rebecca Meitlis

MOSES

1986

English National Opera

Set and Costume Designer
Dir: Keith Warner

TOSCA

1985

Scottish Opera-Go-Round

Set and Costume Designer
Dir: Keith Warner

LA WALLY

1985

Wexford Opera Festival

Set and Costume Designer
Dir: Stefan Janski

Other

ProductionCompanyNotes

AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS

2001

BBC Wales

Dir: Francesca Zambello

THE BIG ONE

1991

Hat Trick Prods / Channel Four

Dir: John Henderson

LE PRE-AUX-CLERCS

1985

John Lewis Partnership

Set and Costume Designer
Dir: Malcolm Hunter

YVONNA, PRINCESS OF BURGUNDY

1984

The Mic Theatre Bucharest

Set Designer
Dir: Catalina Buzoianu
Winner: Best Scene Designer, Association of Romanian Artist’s Prize 1984

THE DRAGON

1981

Festival of Youth Theatre

Set and Costume Designer
Dir: Victor Frunza
Winner: Best Design Award, Piatra-Neamt

Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: Lynda Mamy
Associate: Madeleine Pudney

Marie-Jeanne was born in Bucharest, where she studied at the Beaux Arts Institute.  She now lives in London and works extensively in Opera.  Marie-Jeanne received the Martinu Medal for JULIETTA and THE GREEK PASSION and was nominated by Opernwelt magazine as Costume Designer of the Year for MASKERADE.  She was also part of the British team that won the "Golden Triga" at the 2003 Prague Quadriennale.

 

Other

ProductionCompanyNotes

AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS

2001

BBC Wales

Dir: Francesca Zambello

THE BIG ONE

1991

Hat Trick Prods / Channel Four

Dir: John Henderson

LE PRE-AUX-CLERCS

1985

John Lewis Partnership

Set and Costume Designer
Dir: Malcolm Hunter

YVONNA, PRINCESS OF BURGUNDY

1984

The Mic Theatre Bucharest

Set Designer
Dir: Catalina Buzoianu
Winner: Best Scene Designer, Association of Romanian Artist’s Prize 1984

THE DRAGON

1981

Festival of Youth Theatre

Set and Costume Designer
Dir: Victor Frunza
Winner: Best Design Award, Piatra-Neamt

Opera

ProductionCompanyNotes

HAUNTED MANOR

2015

Polish National Opera

Dir: David Pountney

WILLIAM TELL

2015

Grand Theatre Geneva

Dir: David Pountney

ROMEO AND JULIETTE

2015

Theater St. Gallen

Dir/Choreographer: Beate Volack

WILLIAM TELL

2015

Polish National Opera

Dir: David Pountney

PELLEAS AND MELISANDE

2015

Welsh National Opera

Dir: David Pountney

MOSES IN EGYPT

2014

Welsh National Opera

Dir: David Pountney

WILLIAM TELL

2014

Welsh National Opera

Dir: David Pountney

THE MAGIC FLUTE

2014

Bregenzer Festspiele

Dir: David Poutney

THE MAGIC FLUTE

2013

Bregenzer Festspiele

Dir: David Poutney

LULU

2013

Welsh National Opera

Dir: David Pountney

PRINCE IGOR

2012

Opernhaus Zurich

Dir: David Pountney

TRIPTYQUE LYONS

2012

L'Opera National de Lyon

IL TRITTICO (IL TABARRO/ SUOR ANGELICA/ GIANNI SCHICCHI)
VON HEUTE AUF MORGEN/ SANCTA SUSANNA

Dirs. David Pountney, John Fulljames

UN BALLO IN MASCHERA

2011

Opernhaus Zurich

Dir: David Pountney

THE PASSENGER

2010

Bregenzer Festspiele/ Warsaw/ ENO/ Lincoln Centre Festival

Dir: David Poutney

LES TROYENS

2010

Deutschoper Berlin

Dir: David Poutney

KROL ROGER

2009

Bregenzer Festspiele/ Warsaw/ Barcelona

Dir: David Poutney

AGRIPPINA

2009

Opernhaus Zurich

Dir: David Pountney

TRISTAN AND ISOLDE

2009

Cologne Opera

Dir: David Pountney

LA JUIVE

2009

Opernhaus Zurich

Dir: David Pountney

WOZZECK

2008

Royal Danish Opera

Dir: Keith Warner

DIE SOLDATEN

2008

New York Lincoln Center Festival

Dir: David Pountney

CARMEN

2008

Bolshoi, Moscow

Dir: David Pountney

MACBETH

2007

San Francisco Opera

Dir: David Poutney

LA JUIVE

2007

The New Israeli Opera

Dir: David Pountney

THE RING CYCLE

2007

Royal Opera House

Dir: Keith Warner

KHOVANSHCHINA

2007

Welsh National Opera

Dir: David Pountney

DIE SOLDATEN

2006

Ruhr Festival

Dir: David Pountney

MOSES AND ARON

2006

Bayerische Staatsoper

Dir: David Pountney

GOTTERDAMERUNG

2006

Royal Opera House

Dir: Keith Warner

L'ETOILE

2006

Opernhaus Zurich

Dir: David Pountney

PETER GRIMES

2005

Opernhaus Zurich

Dir: David Pountney

MASKARADE

2005

Royal Opera House

Dir: David Pountney

MAGIC FLUTE

2005

Volksoper Wien

Dir: Helmuth Lohner

SIEGFRIED

2005

Royal Opera House

Dir: Keith Warner

DIE WALKURE

2005

Royal Opera House

Dir: Keith Warner

DAS RHEINGOLD

2004

Royal Opera House

Dir: Keith Warner

THE GREEK PASSION

2004

Royal Opera House

Dir: David Pountney

WEST SIDE STORY

2004

Bregenzer Festspiele

Dir: Francesca Zambello

THE DWARF & THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS

2004

Opera North Leeds Sadlers Wells

Dir: David Pountney
Winner: South Bank Show Award

JENUFA
(transfer)

2003

OLBE ABAO Bilbao

Dir: David Pountney

BOCCACCIO

2003

Volksoper Wien

Dir: Helmuth Lohner

WEST SIDE STORY

2003

Bregenzer Festspiele

Dir: Francesca Zambello

JULIETTA

2003

Opera North Leeds

Dir: David Pountney

GUILLAUME TELL

2003

Bastille Opera Paris

Dir: Francesca Zambello

WEST SIDE STORY

2003

Bregenzer Festspiele

Dir: Francesca Zambello

WOZZECK

2002

Royal Opera House

Dir: Keith Warner

TURANDOT

2002

Salzburg Festival

Dir: David Pountney

JENUFA

2002

Vienna State Opera

Dir: David Pountney

THERESE RAQUIN

2001

Dallas Opera

Set & Costume Designer
Dir: Francesa Zambello

MACBETH

2001

Opernhaus Zurich

Dir: David Pountney

LA CLEMENZA DI TITO

2001

Opera National du Rhin

Dir: David Pountney

VERDI REQUIEM

2000

English National Opera

Dir: Phyllida Lloyd

NABUCCO

2000

English National Opera

Dir: David Pountney

NAPOLEON

2000

Shaftesbury Theatre

Dir: Francesca Zambello

FAUST

2000

Bayerische Staatsoper

Dir: David Pountney

DER FREISCHUTZ

1999

English National Opera

Dir: David Pountney

THE GREEK PASSION

1999

Bregenzer Festspiele/

Dir: David Pountney

KATYA KABANOVA

1999

Bayerische Staatsoper

Dir: David Pountney

SALAMMBO

1999

Bastille Opera Paris

Dir: Francesca Zambello

ANGEL MAGICK

1998

BBC Proms/Salisbury

Dir: David Pountney

THE TURN OF THE SCREW

1998

La Monnaie Brussels

Dir: Keith Warner

RIENZI

1997

Vienna State Opera

Dir: David Pountney

JULIETTA

1997

Opera North Leeds

Dir: David Pountney
Winner: Martinû Foundation Medal
Nominee: Barclays Theatre Award, 1998

AS YOU LIKE IT

1997

Nottingham Playhouse

Dir: David Pountney

CARMEN

1996

Teatro Reggio Turin

Set & Costume Designer
Dir: Keith Warner

LA MAISON DES MORTS

1996

Opera du Rhin

Set & Costume Designer
Dir: Keith Warner

THE NOSE

1996

De Nederlandse Opera

Dir: David Pountney

CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA

1996

Berlin State Opera

Dir: Keith Warner

CARMEN

1995

Seattle Opera

Dir: Keith Warner

THE TAMING OF THE SHREW

1995

RSC

Dir: Gale Edwards

THE FAIR AT SOROCHINTSI

1995

Royal College of Music,

Set and Costume Designer
Dir: Keith Warner

THE ADVENTURES OF MR BROUCEK

1995

Bavarian State Opera (Munich)E.N.O.

Dir: David Pountney

CARMEN

1994

Houston Grand Opera

Set and Costume Designer
Dir: Keith Warner

THE BARBER OF SEVILLE

1993

Glimmerglass Opera,

Set and Costume Designer
Dir: Keith Warner

LA BETE HUMAINE

1993

Nottingham Playhouse

Set and Costume Designer
Dir: Pip Broughton

CARMEN

1993

Portland Opera

Set and Costume Designer
Dir: Keith Warner

THE ADVENTURES OF MR BROUCEK

1992

English National Opera

Dir: David Pountney

CARMEN

1991

Minnesota Opera

Set and Costume Designer
Dir: Keith Warner

PELLEAS & MELISANDE

1990

English National Opera

Set and Costume Designer
Dir: David Pountney

THE ADVENTURES OF MR BROUCEK

1992

English National Opera

Dir: David Pountney

IL TROVATORE

1989

Dortmund Opera House

Set and Costume Designer
Dir: Keith Warner

FALSTAFF

1989

English National Opera

Set and Costume Designer
Dir: David Pountney

THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE

1989

d'Oyly Carte

Set and Costume Designer
Dir: Keith Warner

BEING ALIVE

1989

Drury Lane Theatre/

Set and Costume Designer
Dir: Keith Warner

PACIFIC OVERTURES

1987

English National Opera

Set and Costume Designer
Dir: Keith Warner

CARMEN

1987

Hessisches/ Staats Theatre Wiesbaden

Set and Costume Designer
Dir: Julian Hope

THE STONE GUEST

1987

English National Opera

Set and Costume Designer
Dir: Keith Warner

LA BOHEME

1986

English Touring Opera

Co-Designer
Dir: Graham Vick

IOLANTHE

1986

Scottish Opera

Set and Costume Designer
Dir: Keith Warner

NOYE'S FLUDDE

1986

Brighton Festival

Set and Costume Designer
Dir: Rebecca Meitlis

MOSES

1986

English National Opera

Set and Costume Designer
Dir: Keith Warner

TOSCA

1985

Scottish Opera-Go-Round

Set and Costume Designer
Dir: Keith Warner

LA WALLY

1985

Wexford Opera Festival

Set and Costume Designer
Dir: Stefan Janski