Leslie Travers is an internationally acclaimed set and costume designer based in London. His extensive work – which has included opera, dance, musical and drama productions – has graced the world’s most prestigious stages. His recent awards include the What’s On Stage Award for Best Production with his design for I Puritani as well as Opera Event of The Year and The International Opera Award for Best Anniversary Production with his design for Grimes On The Beach.
His designs for opera include Carmen (Welsh National Opera), Francesca da Rimini and Manon Lescaut (La Scala in Milan)‚ Katya Kabanova (Scottish Opera), Werther (Opéra National de Lorraine), Le Baron Tzigane (Grand Théâtre de Genève), Clemenza di Tito (Opera Theatre of St Louis)‚ The Marriage of Figaro (Minnesota Opera, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Opera Philadelphia, Opera San Diego, Palm Beach Opera)‚ I Puritani (Welsh National Opera, Danish National Opera, Liceu in Barcelona), Salome (Santa Fe Opera), La Bohème and Les Contes d’Hoffmann (Malmö Opera), Tannhäuser (Estonian National Opera), Otello (Scottish Opera), I Capuleti e I Montecchi (Opera Australia). Dance and ballet designs include Cinderella, The Nutcracker and Swan Lake (K-ballet in Japan)‚ Cinderella (National Ballet of Portugal) and others.