Jamie Vartan | Set Designer

Set Designer

Jamie Vartan

The First Child, William Tell, Così Fan Tutte

Biography

Jamie Vartan studied Fine Art at Brighton Polytechnic & Theatre Design at Central St Martins.

Designs for opera include Donnacha Dennehy and Enda Walsh’s The First Child, The Second Violinist and The Last Hotel (Landmark Productions/Irish National Opera); Bartók’s Bluebeard’s Castle, Humperdinck’s Hansel & Gretel (INO); Rossini’s Il barbiere di Siviglia (Wide Open Opera); Strauss’s Ariadne auf Naxos, Tchaikovsky’s The Queen of Spades (La Scala); Verdi’s La traviata (Malmö); Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin (Opéra national du Rhin); Anthony Bolton’s The Life & Death of Alexander Litvinenko, Puccini’s La bohème (Grange Park Opera); Bizet’s Carmen (Lisbon); Ariadne auf Naxos (Salzburg); Jake Heggie’s Dead Man Walking (Oldenburg); Delius’s A Village Romeo and Juliet (Wexford Festival Opera, winner Best Set Design, Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards); Puccini’s Manon Lescaut (Bilbao and Valencia); Verdi’s Falstaff (Grange Park Opera, Oman & Parma). Film design includes The Last Hotel (Sky Arts). Designs for theatre include The Lonesome West (Gaiety Theatre); Medicine, Woyzeck in Winter, Arlington, Ballyturk and Misterman (Landmark Productions/Galway International Arts Festival); Happy Days (Olympia/ Landmark Productions); Grief is the Thing with Feathers (Complicité/Wayward Productions/Landmark Productions/Galway International Arts Festival); Bondagers (Edinburgh Lyceum); Ravens:Spassky v Fischer (Hampstead Theatre); Knives in Hens (Perth); Have Your Circumstances Changed? (Artangel); The Lost Child Trilogy (David Glass Ensemble).

May 2022