BIOGRAPHY - CICORELLA ELENA

Costume and Set Designer

 

Piazzale Libia #18 Milan. 20135 (Italy)                                                                            

E-mail. elena.cicorella@gmail.com

Web site: www.elenacicorelladesigner.com  

 

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

June - July. 2020

COSTUME DESIGNER ASSISTANT and SUPERVISOR

ROSSINI OPERA FESTIVAL, Pesaro (Italy)

"LA CAMBIALE DI MATRIMONIO" Rossini

Director: Laurence Dale  : / Costume designer: Gary MacCann

Jannuary 2020

REVIVAL COSTUME DESIGNER

SAO CARLOS (Lisbon, Portugal)

"MARIA STUARDA" Donizetti

Director: Andrea de Rosa / Costume designer:Ursula Patzak

15 June - 18 October. 2019

COSTUME DESIGNER ASSISTANT and SUPERVISOR

TEATRO  ALLA SCALA (Milan)

"GIULIO CESARE in EGITTO"

Director: Robert Carsen: / Costume designer: Gideon Davey

March - 20 April 2019

COSTUME DESIGNER

OPERA KIEL (Germany)

"LA MUETTE DE PORTICI" Daniel-François-Esprit Auber

Director Valentina Carrasco

January - February. 2018

COSTUME DESIGNER ASSISTANT

TEATRO DELL'OPERA O:H:, Rome (Italy)

"ANNA BOLENA" Donizetti

Director Andrea De Rosa / Costume designer: Ursula Patzak

1 July - 6 October. 2018

COSTUME DESIGNER

RETE LIRICA DELLE MARCHE, Ascoli Piceno, Fano, Fermo, Pergolesi Spontini Jesi, Chieti (Italy)

"IL TROVATORE" Puccini

Director Valentina Carrasco

15 june - 31 July. 2018

COSTUME DESIGNER ASSISTANT and SUPERVISOR

ROSSINI OPERA FESTIVAL, Pesaro (Italy)

"RICCIARDO E ZORAIDE" Rossini

Director: Marshall Pynkoski: / Costume designer: Michael Gianfrancesco

 

15 May - 14 June. 2018

COSTUME DESIGNER ASSISTANT and SUPERVISOR

TEATRO DELL'OPERA O:H:, Rome (Italy)

"LA BOHEME" Puccini

Director Alex Ollè / Costume designer Lluc Castells

 

12 Dec. 2017 - 15 Jan. 2018

COSTUME DESIGNER ASSISTANT and SUPERVISOR

TEATRO COMUNALE  O.H., Bologna (Italy)

"LA BOHEME" Puccini

Director Graham Vick / Production designer Richard Hudson

10 Sep 2017 - 15 Nov 2017

COSTUME DESIGNER ASSISTANT and SUPERVISOR

TEATRO dell'OPERA , Rome (Italy)

"DON CHISCIOTTE"  BALLETTO

Coreographer: Laurent Hillary / Costume snd set designer Vladimi Radunsky

Original Coreography by MIKAIL BARYSHNIKOV

 

1 Feb 2017 - 28 Feb. 2017

REVIVAL COSTUME DESIGNER

TEATRO dell'OPERA , Rome (Italy)

“IL TROVATORE" Verdi

Director: Alex Ollè LA FURA DELS BAUS / Costume designer: Lluc Castells

18 Nov. 2016 - 8 Dec. 2016

REVIVAL PRODUCTION DESIGNER

LA MAESTRANZA  Opera House, Seville, SPAIN

“ANNA BOLENA"  Donizetti

Director: Graham Vick / Production designer: Paul Brown

18 Oct 2016 - 15 Nov. 2016

COSTUME DESIGNER ASSISTANT and SUPERVISOR

REGIO OPERA HOUSE, Turin (Italy)

"SAMSON ET DALILA" Camille Saint-Saëns

Director, set and costume designer: Hugo De Ana

29 Aug. 2016–15 Oct. 2016

REVIVAL PRODUCTION DESIGNER

LYRIC OPERA of CHICAGO, Chicago  Illinois, U.S.A.

“LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR”  Donizetti

Director: Graham Vick / Production designer: Paul Brown

 

3 May 2016–12 Oct. 2016

COSTUME DESIGNER ASSISTANT and SUPERVISOR

REGIO OPERA HOUSE, Turin (Italy)

"LA BOHEME" Verdi

Director: Alex Ollè LA FURA DELS BAUS/ Costume designer: Lluc Castells

26 Feb 2016–15 Mar 2016

REVIVAL PRODUCTION DESIGNER

OPERA FIRENZE Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Florence (Italy)

“ITALIANA IN ALGERI”  Rossini

Director: Joan Font / Set and Costume designer: Joan Guillèn

18 Dec 2015–28 Jan 2016

COSTUME DESIGNER SUPERVISOR

MASSIMO OPERA HOUSE, Palermo (Italy)

“GOTTERDAMMERUNG” Wagner

Director: Graham Vick / Costume designer: Richard Hudson

 

15 Nov 2015–18 Dec 2015

COSTUME DESIGNER SUPERVISOR

MASSIMO OPERA HOUSE, Palermo (Italy)

“SIEGFRIED” Wagner

Director: Graham Vick / Costume designer: Richard Hudson

 

01 May 2015–09 Sep 2015

COSTUME DESIGNER SUPERVISOR

NATIONAL CENTER PERFORMING ARTS, Beijing (CHINA)

"SAMSON ET DALILA”  Camille Saint-Saëns

Director, Set and costume designer: Hugo De Ana

 

11 Oct 2014–29 Nov 2014

COSTUME DESIGNER

COCCIA OPERA HOUSE, Novara (Italy)

"LES CONTES D'HOFFMANN" Jacques Offenbach.

Director: Nicola Zorzi

 

4 Jun 2014–14 Oct 2014

COSTUME DESIGNER

REGIO OPERA HOUSE, Turin (Italy)

"OTELLO" Verdi

Director: Walter Sutcliffe

 

10 Jan 2014–7 Mar 2014

COSTUME DESIGNER COLLABORATOR

HNK OPERA HOUSE, Zagreb (CROATIA)

"TOSCA" Puccini.

Director Lorenzo Mariani /Costume designer: Silvia Aymonino

 

01 Dec 2013–8 Feb 2014

COSTUME DESIGNER

VERDI O.H. Pisa, GOLDONI O.H. Livorno, GIGLIO O.H. Lucca (Italy)

"LES CONTES D'HOFFMANN" Jacques Offenbach.

Director: Nicola Zorzi

 

2 Oct 2013–29 Nov 2013

COSTUME DESIGNER

COMUNALE OPERA HOUSE, Bologna (Italy)

"TURN OF THE SCREW" B. Britten

Director: Giorgio Marini

 

Dec 2012–Feb 2013

PRODUCTION DESIGNER SUPERVISOR

MASSIMO OPERA HOUSE, Palermo (Italy)

"DIE WALKURE" Wagner

Director: Graham Vick / Set and costume designer: Richard Hudson

 

3 Dec 2012–22 Jan 2013

PRODUCTION DESIGNER SUPERVISOR

MASSIMO OPERA HOUSE, Palermo (Italy)

"DAS REIHNGOLD" Wagner

Director: Graham Vick / Set and costume designer: Richard Hudson

 

Sep 2012–Oct 2012

COSTUME DESIGNER COLLABORATOR

MASSIMO OPERA HOUSE, Palermo (Italy)

"ENFANT LE SORTILEGES" "L'HEURE ESPAGNOLE" Ravel.

Director Luciano Cannito / costume designer Francesco Tullio Altan

 

Feb 2012–Mar 2012

REVIVAL PRODUCTION DESIGNER

MAGGIO MUSICALE FIORENTINO OPERA HOUSE, Firenze (Italy)

"ANNA BOLENA" Donizetti.

Director Graham Vick / Production designer Paul Brown

Dec 2011–Jan 2012

REVIVAL PRODUCTION DESIGNER

VERDI OPERA HOUSE, Trieste (Italy)

" ANNA BOLENA" Donizetti.

Director Graham Vick. / Production designer Paul Brown

Nov 2011–Jan 2012

REVIVAL COSTUME DESIGNER

MASSIMO OPERA HOUSE, Palermo (Italy)

"DAMNATION OF FAUST" Berlioz

Director Terry Gilliam / costume designer Katrina Lindsay

Aug 2011–Sep 2011

COSTUME DESIGNER

PERGOLESI SPONTINI FESTIVAL, Jesi (Italy)

"LO FRATE 'NNAMORATO" Pergolesi

Director Willy Landin

 

Jun 2011–Jul 2011

COSTUME DESIGNER

MASSIMO OPERA HOUSE, Palermo (Italy)

"TURANDOT" Puccini

Director Willy Landin

 

Apr 2011–May 2011

REVIVAL PRODUCTION DESIGNER

REGIO OPERA HOUSE, Turin (Italy)

"LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR" Donizetti

Director Graham Vick / Production designer Paul Brown

2010-2011

COSTUME DESIGN TEACHER and HEAD COSTUME DEPARTMENT

ACCADEMIA DEL COSTUME PER LO SPETTACOLO /

COSTUME ACADEMY SCHOOL, Milan (Italy)

COSTUME DESIGN TEACHER and

HEAD COSTUME DEPARTMENT for the production "Carmen" /

Producer TEATRO DELL'OPERA OF MILAN

 

Feb 2010–Apr 2010

COSTUME DESIGNER SUPERVISOR

MASSIMO OPERA HOUSE, Palermo (Italy)

"DIE GEZEICHNETEN" Schrenker"

Director: Graham Vick / Production designer Paul Brown

 

2010–2010

PRODUCTION DESIGNER SUPERVISOR

MAGGIO MUSICALE FIORENTINO OPERA HOUSE, Florence (Italy)

"L'ITALIANA IN ALGERI" Rossini

Director Joan Font / Production designer Joan Guillen

 

2009–2009

REVIVAL PRODUCTION DESIGNER

MAGGIO MUSICALE FIORENTINO OPERA HOUSE, Florence (Italy)

"LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR" Donizetti

Director Graham Vick / Production designer Paul Brown

2008–2009

COSTUME DESIGN TEACHER

ACCADEMIA DEL COSTUME PER LO SPETTACOLO /

ACADEMY COSTUME SCHOOL, Milan (Italy)

TEACHER - COSTUME DESIGN / COSTUME ACADEMY SCHOOL

 

2008–2008

COSTUME DESIGNER

MASSIMO OPERA HOUSE, Palermo (Italy)

"CASSANDRA" C. Wolf

Choreographer Luciano Cannito / BALLET

 

2008–2008

REVIVAL PRODUCTION DESIGNER

SAN FRANCISCO OPERA HOUSE, San Francisco (U.S.A)

"LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR" Donizetti

Director Graham Vick / Production designer Paul Brown

2008–2008

REVIVAL PRODUCTION DESIGNER

MASSIMO OPERA HOUSE, Palermo (Italy)

" ANNA BOLENA" Donizetti.
Director Graham Vick. / Production designer Paul Brown

                                                                                                                                                                      2006–2006

COSTUME DESIGNER

NATIONAL THEATRE OPERA HOUSE, Belgrade (SERBIA)

"CARMEN" Bizet

Director Marco Pucci Catena

 

Feb 2004–Mar 2005

COSTUME DESIGNER

DE CAROLIS THEATRE, Sassari (Italy)

"LA TRAVIATA" Verdi

Director: Marco Gandini

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

2006–2006

COSTUME DESIGNER

COLISEU  OPERA HOUSE, Porto (PORTUGAL)

"CARMEN" Bizet

Director Mietta Corli

 

 

2005–2008

COSTUME DESIGN and COSTUME HISTORY TEACHER

G.E.D. FASHION SCHOOL, Milan (Italy)

TEACHER OF COSTUME DESIGN and COSTUME HISTORY

 

 

2005–2005

COSTUME DESIGNER

PERGOLESI SPONTINI FESTIVAL, Jesi (Italy)

"CARMEN" Bizet

Director Wolfgang Kremer

 

2005–2005

COSTUME DESIGNER

COLISEU OPERA HOUSE, Porto (PORTUGAL)

"DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE" Mozart

Director Mietta Corli

 

2004–2004

COSTUME DESIGNER

CARLO FELICE OPERA HOUSE, Genova (Italy)

"LA TRAVIATA" Verdi

Director Marco Gandini

 

 

COSTUME DESIGNER

LA FENICE OPERA HOUSE, Venice (Italy)

"IL CORDOVANO" and "MORTE DELL'ARIA" Petrassi

Director Giorgio Marini

 

 

COSTUME DESIGNER

BRESCIA O.H., PAVIA O.H., COMO O.H., BERGAMO O.H., CREMONA O.H.,

Brescia ,Pavia, Como, Bergamo, Cremona. (Italy)

"LA TRAVIATA" Verdi

Director Marco Gandini

 

 

Apr 2003–May 2003

REVIVAL PRODUCTION DESIGNER

CARLO FELICE OPERA HOUSE, Genova (Italy)

"LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR" Donizetti

Director Graham Vick / Production designer Paul Brown

 

Jul 2003–Sep 2003

COSTUME DESIGNER

OLYMPIC STADIUM, Seoul (SOUTH KOREA)

"AIDA" Verdi

Director Stefano Monti

 

 

2003

COSTUME DESIGNER

VERDI THEATRE, Milan (Italy)

"HISTOIRE DU SOLDAT" / "IL VIOLINO, IL SOLDATO ED IL DIAVOLO"

Inspired on Stavinsky's opera

Director Stefano Monti

 

 

Feb 2003–Mar 2003

REVIVAL PRODUCTION DESIGNER

OPERA THEATRE O.H., Rome (Italy)

"LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR" Donizetti

Director Graham Vick / Production designer Paul Brown /

 

2003–2003

COSTUME DESIGNER

OPERA ROYAL WALLONIE, Liege (BELGIUM)

"IL TROVATORE" Verdi

Director Francesco Micheli

 

2003–2003

COSTUME DESIGNER

MASSY OPERA HOUSE, L'ESPLANADE DE SAINT' ETIENNE OPERA HOUSE,

Massy, Saint'Etienne (FRANCE)

"IL TROVATORE" verdi

Director Francesco Micheli

 

 

20 Apr 2003–3 May 2003

COSTUME DESIGNER

THEATRE D'AVIGNON OPERA HOUSE, Avignon (FRANCE)

"CASSANDRA" C. Wolf

Choreographer Luciano Cannito / BALLET

 

2002–2002

COSTUME DESIGNER

PIACENZA OPERA HOUSE, MODENA O.H., FERRARA O.H., REGGIO EMILIA O.H.,

Piacenza, Modena, Ferrara, Reggio Emilia (Italy)

"LA TRAVIATA" Verdi

Director Marco Gandini

 

Jun 2002–Jul 2002

COSTUME DESIGNER

ITRIA VALLEY FESTIVAL, Martina Franca (Taranto) (Italy)

"LE DUE CONTESSE" and "IL DUELLO COMICO" Paisiello

Director Marco Gandini

 

2002–2002

REVIVAL PRODUCTION DESIGNER

REAL OPERA HOUSE, Madrid (SPAIN)

"LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR" Donizetti

Director Graham Vick / Production designer Paul Brown

 

2002–2002

COSTUME DESIGNER

OPERA THEATRE O.H., Rome (Italy)

"LADY IN THE DARK" Kurt Weill / MUSICAL

Director Giorgio Marini

 

2002–2002

COSTUME DESIGNER

NATIONAL THEATRE O.H., Tallin (ESTONIA)

"CASSANDRA" C. Wolf

Choreographer Luciano Cannito / BALLET

 

2002–2002

COSTUME DESIGNER

AVIGNON OPERA HOUSE, Avignon (FRANCE)

"IL TROVATORE" Verdi

Director Francesco Micheli

 

Jun 2001–Jul 2001

COSTUME DESIGNER

ITRIA VALLEY FESTIVAL, Martina Franca (Taranto) (Italy)

"LA ZINGARA" Donizetti

Director Marco Gandini

 

2001–2001

COSTUME DESIGNER

MASSIMO OPERA HOUSE, Palermo (Italy)

"LADY IN THE DARK" K. Weill / MUSICAL

Director Giorgio Marini

 

2001–2001

COSTUME DESIGNER

CORTE OSPITALE THEATRE, Ribiera (Reggio Emilia) (Italy)

"FELLING'S ANATOMY" "ANATOMIA DEL SENTIMENTO" R.Barthes / THEATRE

Director: Franco Brambilla

 

2001–2001

COSTUME DESIGNER

SAN CARLO OPERA HOUSE, Naples (Italy)

"CASSANDRA" C. Wolf

Choreographer Luciano Cannito / BALLET

 

2001–2001

COSTUME DESIGNER

MONTE CARLO OPERA HOUSE, Monte Carlo (PRINCIPATE OF MONACO)

"JOLANTA" Tchaikowsky and "THE BEAR" Walton

Director Giorgio Marini

 

2000–2000

COSTUME DESIGNER

CARIGNANO THEATRE, Turin (Italy)

"JESUS OF NAZARETH" Dreyer / THEATRE

Director Franco Branciaroli

 

2000–2000

REVIVAL PRODUCTION DESIGNER

LICEU OPERA HOUSE, Barcelona (SPAIN)

"LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR" Donizetti

Director Graham Vick / Production designer Paul Brown

 

1999–1999

COSTUME DESIGNER

SAN CARLO OPERA HOUSE, Naples (Italy)

"JOLANTA" Tchaikowsky. and "SUOR ANGELICA" Puccini

Director Giorgio Marini

 

1999–1999

COSTUME DESIGNER

LAUSANNE OPERA HOUSE, Lausanne (SWITZERLAND)

"L'ORFEO" Monteverdi

Director Giorgio Marini

 

1999–1999

COSTUME DESIGNER

CORTE OSPITALE RUBIERA THEATRE, Rubiera (Italy)

"ECCE HOMO" Sanguinetti / THEATRE

Director Franco Brambilla

 

1998–1998

COSTUME DESIGNER COLLABORATOR

MASSIMO OPERA HOUSE, Palermo (Italy)

"WOZZECK" Berg.

Director Giorgio Marini / Costume designer Lauro Crisman

 

1998–1998

COSTUME DESIGNER

RENDANO OPERA HOUSE, Cosenza (Italy)

"L'OLIMPIADE" Vivaldi

Director Giorgio Marini

 

1998–1998

COSTUME DESIGNER

TEATRO ALLA SCALA OPERA HOUSE, Milan (Italy)

"CARILLON" Aldo Clementi

Director Giorgio Marini

 

1997–1997

COSTUME DESIGNER

COMUNALE OPERA HOUSE, Bologna (Italy)

"TURN OF THE SCREW" Britten

Director Giorgio Marini

 

1997–1997

COSTUME DESIGNER COLLABORATOR

D.A.M.S. THEATRE ACADEMY, Bologna (Italy)

"ENZO RE" Roversi / MUSICAL THEATRE

Director A. Picchi. / LUCIO DALLA singer

 

1996–1996

COSTUME DESIGNER

REGIO OPERA HOUSE, Turin (Italy)

"L'ORFEO" Monteverdi

Director Giorgio Marini

 

1996–1996

COSTUME DESIGNER

SISTINA THEATRE, Rome (Italy)

"THE BEAUTY AND THE BEAST" / MUSICAL

Director Choreographer Luciano Cannito / Tour in Italy

 

1996–1996

SET and COSTUME ASSISTANT

MAGGIO MUSICALE FIORENTINO OPERA HOUSE, Florence (Italy)

"LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR" Donizetti

Director Graham Vick / Production designer Paul Brown

 

1996–1996

ARTIST

POVOLETTO MUNICIPALITY, Povoletto (Udine) (Italy)

"ARTETHEATRE" / EXPOSITION

Artist Elena Cicorella

 

1995–1995

COSTUME DESIGNER

BALLETTO DI ROMA COMPANY, Rome (Italy)

"CASSANDRA" C.Wolf / BALLET

Choreographer Luciano Cannito

 

24 Sep 1995–26 Nov 1995

HEAD COSTUME DEPARTMENT

RENDANO THEATRE OPERA HOUSE, Cosenza (Italy)

HEAD COSTUME DEPARTMENT FOR THE OPERA SEASON 1995

 

1993–1993

COSTUME DESIGNER

TEATRO DEGLI INCAMMINATI THEATRE COMPANY, Verona (Italy)

"KING LEAR" Shakespeare / ARENA THEATRE

Director Franco Branciaroli

 

1992–1992

COSTUME DESIGNER

ORESTIADI FUNDATION, Gibellina (Trapani) (Italy)

"INTERLUDI. MUSICHE PER IL MITO DI ECO E NARCISO" Aldo Clementi

Director Giorgio Marini

 

1992–1992

COSTUME DESIGNER and HEAD COSTUME DEPARTMENT

DYONISIA ASSOCIATION /Mondial Contemporary Dramaturgy Festival., Siena and Chianti countryside (Italy)

“ Mondial Contemporary Dramaturgy Festival.n°10 performances” / THEATRE

1) “Ego in Arcadia” Director:HowardBarker (Great Britain).

2) “Passaggio con figure”Director: Ugo Chiti (Italy)

3) “Terra incognita” Director: Mariairene Forness (U.S.A.)

4) “Titul” Director: Alexander Galin (Russia)

5) “Une Chouette petite vien bienose’e” Director: Sony Labountansi (Congo)

6) “Wdowy” Director: SlawomirMrozeck (Poland)

7) “Mirando al tendido” Director: RodolfoSantana (Venezuelas)

8) “Misero Prospero” Director: JosèSanchis Sinisterra (Spain)

9) “From zia with love” Director: WoleSoynka (Niger)

10) “Der tod meines nachbarn OttoLinke” Director: Lotjar Trolle (Germany)

 

1992–1992

COSTUME DESIGNER

C.R.T. CENTRO RICERCA TEATRALE THEATRE, Milan (Italy)

"LO ZERO TRASPARENTE" Ballejo / THEATRE

Director Carlos Martin

 

1991–1991

COSTUME DESIGNER

PAOLO GRASSI THEATRE SCHOOL, Milan (Italy)

"LA CALANDRIA" Bibbiena / THEATRE

Director Giorgio Marini

 

1991–1991

COSTUME DESIGNER

CENTRAL PRODUCTION / VIDEOCLIP, Milan (Italy)

"LA GIOCONDA" LITFIBA group / MUSIC VIDEO

Director G. Di Re

 

1990–1993

PATTERN MAKER FOR FASHION HOUSES

ESA TORAZZI (HIGH FASHION) / ANNA LENTI (PRET A PORTE) /

DE ANGELI (FURRIER'S SHOP), Milan (Italy)

PATTERN MAKER FOR THE FASHION HOUSES:

- Esa Torazzi - HIGH FASHION

- Anna Lenti - PRET A PORTE

- DE ANGELI - FURRER'S SHOP

 

 

 

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

 

1989–1993

Bachelor Set and costume designer

BRERA ARTS ACADEMY, Milan (Italy)

 

1987–1988

Certificate in Fashion Patterns

 

MARANGONI Institute, Milan (Italy) 

High Fashion Pattern Maker.

 

1980–1985

Certificate in Languages: English and German

I.T.S.O.S. Linguistic high school, Milan (Italy)

 

PERSONAL SKILLS

 

Languages

Italian, Native speaker

English, Written and spoken proficiency

Spanish, Written and spoken proficiency (I lived two years in Mexico)

German, Written and spoken independent user

 

Communication skills

Good communication skills gained through my experience as costume designer and costume supervisor.

 

Organisational / managerial skills

Good organizational skills gained as costume designer and costume supervisor in very difficult productions (Damnation of Faust/ Director Terry Gilliam).

 

Job-related skills

Design costumes and set. Knowledge of fabrics and materials. Costume's elaboration as: dyeing, ageing and decoration. Making accessories. Knowledge of costume, art and architecture history. Set technical drawings. Costume fittings, Good knowledge of costume pattern. Organization and coordination of a job team. Technical Set design, Supervise Set and Costume productions

Speaking perfect English, Spanish, sufficient German and Italian native speaker.

 

Computer skills

 PHOTOSHOP, AUTO CAD, OFFICE SUITE