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Luis F. Carvalho is a production designer whose work spans the worlds of opera, theatre, dance, video and installation. 

Recent projects include Karl For Ever (Le Grand Palais), Oceane (Deutsche Oper Berlin), Idomeneo (Teatro Real Madrid), Carmen (Wuppertal Oper), Ein Maskenball (Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden), Elektra (Teatro Nacional São Carlos), Un Ballo in Maschera (Opera Nacional de Lorraine), Carmen (Opera di Roma) and La Fanciulla del West (Teatro alla Scala).


Upcoming Projects

Das Liebesverbot - Opera Zuid - Director: Marcos Derbyshire, Designer: Luis F. Carvalho

Le Comte Ory - Teatro Naçional São Carlos - Director: James Bonas, Designer: Luis F. Carvalho

Les Vêpres Siciliennes - Opera di Roma - Director: Valentina Carrasco, Set Designer: Richard Peduzzi, Costume Designer: Luis F. Carvalho


Oceane - Deutsche Oper Berlin - Director/Set Designer: Robert Carsen, Set Designer: Luis F. Carvalho, Costume Designer: Dorothea Katzer

Idomeneo - Teatro Real Madrid - Director/Set Designer: Robert Carsen, Designer: Luis F. Carvalho

Carmen - Wuppertal Oper - Directed by Candice Edmunds

Ein Maskenball - Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden - Directed by Beka Savic

Un Ballo in Maschera - Opera National de Lorraine - Directed by Waut Koeken

Elektra - Teatro National Sao Carlos - Directed by Nicola Raab

Carmen - Opera di Roma - Directed by Valentina Carrasco

La Fanciulla del West - Teatro alla Scala - Directed by Robert Carsen

La Boheme - Opera Zuid - Directed by Waut Koeken

Turn of the Screw - Opera National du Rhin - Directed by Robert Carsen

Romeo & Juliet - Rose Theatre - Directed by Sophie Gilpin

Giulio Cesare - Stand d’ete Moutier - Directed by Bruno Ravella



Karl For Ever - Le Grand Palais Paris - Directed by Robert Carsen

Out of Blixen - The Printroom - Directed by Kathryn Hunter

Scherzo - The Printroom - Directed by Tage Larsen

Penelope X - Macedonia Opera & Ballet - Directed by Mia Theil Have

Insomnia - Park Theatre - Directed by Tage Larsen

The Human Voice - Trafalgar Studios - Directed by Eduardo Barreto

We are Shadows - Spitalfields Music Festival - Directed by Mia Theil Have

Juicy Bits - Lyric Hammersmith - - Directed by Sarah Davey



Run Mary Run - Sadlers Wells - Choreographed by Arthur Pita

Profili - Bloomsbury Theatre - Choreographed by Genau

Hongkong Depression 1999 - The Place Theatre - Choreographed by Shangai Surbir

Quirk - The Place Theatre - Choreographed by Genau


TV & Video:

BBC Proms 10 Pieces 2017 - Royal Albert Hall - Directed by Paul Bullock

Fall Forever - Roy Grant Music Video - Directed by Julian Langham & Luis F. Carvalho

BBC Proms 10 Pieces 2016 - Royal Albert Hall - Directed by Paul Bullock

Close Up - Dance Short - - Directed by Gianluca Bonomo


Installation - Performance:

I Do! - Guimaraes Noc Noc Festival 2013 - Created by Luis F. Carvalho, Werner Marx, Rebecca Bogue & Ana Araujo

Darkroom - Guimaraes Capitol Culture of Europe 2012 - - Created by Luis F. Carvalho