Performance Database

Elena Zaytseva

Born in Saint-Petersburg. In 1991, she completed her studies at the faculty of theatre production at the Saint-Petersburg Academy of Theatre Art.
In 1990-1995 worked at Lenfilm studio, St Petersburg.
In 1995-2001 worked at Mariinsky Theatre, St petersburg, as Chief Specialist in Design.
In 2001-2003 worked for the   New Opera Company as Head of the Costume Department.
In 2003, she joined the Bolshoi Theatre as Head of the Costume Department.

Author of costumes for:
Ballet:
The Sleeping Beauty (1999, Mariinsky Theatre, St.Petersburg)
Giselle (2005, Zaritsinskaia Opera, Volgograd)
Workshop of New Choreography   (2005, 2006, 2008, The Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow)
Le Corsaire   (2007, The Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow)
Paquita   (2008, The Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow)
Le Corsaire (2008, Opera and Ballet Theatre, Perm)
Giselle (2008, Opera and Ballet Theatre, Perm)
Zakharova Supergame   (2008, The Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow)
Emperior Ballet (2009, Opera and Ballet Theatre, Chelyabinsk)
Petrushka      (2010, The Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow)
Esmeralda   (2010, The Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow)
La Bayadere    (2011, Opera and Ballet Theatre, Ekaterinburg)
Esmeralda (2011, 2012,   Berlin, Mexico city)
Jewellery (2012, The Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow)
Swan Lake (2012, Opera and Ballet Theatre, Astrakhan)
Conservatory (2013, Opera and Ballet Theatre, Ekaterinburg)
Kantus Arktickus (2013, Opera and Ballet Theatre, Ekaterinburg)
Pakhita (2013, Opera and Ballet Theatre, Ekaterinburg)
Salieri Variations (2013, Opera and Ballet Theatre, Ekaterinburg)
Nutcracker (2013, Opera and Ballet Theatre, Ekaterinburg)
Curtain (2015, Opera and Ballet Theatre, Ekaterinburg)
La fille mal gardee (2015, Opera and Ballet Theatre, Ekaterinburg)
A Hero of Our Time (2015, The Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow)
Don Quixote (2016, The Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow)
Don Quixote (2016, Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre)
Iolanta / Nutcracker (2016, Opera Garnier, Paris)
Undine (2016, Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow)
Pakhita (2017, Mariinskiy Theatre, St Petersburg)
Pakhita (2017, Opera and Ballet Theatre, Ekaterinburg)
Nuriev (2018, Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow)
Pakhita (2018, Opera and Ballet Theatre, Ekaterinburg)
Don Quixote (2019, SND Slovak National Theatre, Bratislava)


Opera:
The Flying Dutchman (1998, Mariinsky Theatre, St. Petersburg)
Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk (2004, The Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow)
Der Spieler (Player)   (2006, Berliner Staatsoper, Berlin, Teatro alla Scala, Milan)
Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk   (2008, Deutsche Opera am Rein, Dusseldorf)
Macbeth (2008, 2009, Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet Theatre, Novosibirsk, Opera Bastille, Paris) 
Wozzeck   (2009, The Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow)
Dialogues of the Carmelites (2010, the Bavarian Opera, Munich)
Don Giovanni (2010, Aix en Provence,   Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow)
Russlan and Liudmila (2011, The Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow)
Simon Boccanegra   (2011, English National Opera, London)
The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevroniya (2012, De Nederlandse Opera, Amsterdam)
Il Trovatore (2012, La Monnaie, Brussels)
Jenufa (2012, Zurich Opern, Zurich)
Simon Boccanegra (2013, the Bavarian opera, Munich)
Don Giovanni (2013, Teatro Real, Madrid)
Zarenbraut (2013, Berliner Staatsoper, Berlin)
La Traviata (2013, Teatro alla Scala, Milan)
Prince Igor (2014, The Metropolitan Opera, New York)
Zarenbraut (2014, Teatro alla Scala, Milan)
The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevroniya (2014, Teatro Liceu, Barcelona)
The Tsar's Bride (2014, The Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow)
Il Trovatore (2014, Mikhalilovskiy Theatre, St Petersburg)
Don Giovanni (2015, Canadian Opera Company, Toronto)
Parcifal (2015, Berliner Staatsoper, Berlin)
Lulu (2015, the Bavarian opera, Munich)
Lady Macbeth from Mtsensk (2015, ENO, London)
Iolanta / Nutcracker (2016, Opera Garnier, Paris)
Pelleas and Melisande (2016, Opera Zurich, Zurich)
Senza Sangue/Herzog Blaubarts Burg (2016, Staatsoper Hamburg, Hamburg)
Snegourotchka (2017, Opera Bastille, Paris)
Carmen (2017, Festival d’Aix-en-Provence)
Tristan and Isolde (2018, Staatsoper, Berlin)
Les Troyens (2019, Opera Bastille, Paris)
Bethroyal in a monastery (2019, Staatoper, Berlin)
Tsar Saltan (2019, La Monnaie, Brussels)
Sadko (2020, The Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow)
Bogatiri (2020, Krasnoyarsk State Opera and Ballet Theatre, Krasnoyarsk)

Drama:
The Lack (dir. Anouilh, 1998, The Youth Theatre on the Fontanka, St Petersburg)
   Holy Monsters   (dir. Anouilh, 1999, The Youth Theatre on the Fontanka, St Petersburg)

Film:
The Time for Grief has not yet Come   (dir. S. Selyanov, 1995, Lenfilm)  
The Principled and Compassionate View of Ali K   (dir. A. Sukhochev, 1996, Lenfilm). 

Engagements in Bayreuth

Year Opera Part
2021 Der fliegende Holländer Costumes
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