Steffen Aarfing

Designer
Steffen Aarfing

Steffen Aarfing studied architecture at the Danish Royal Academy of Arts and began his career as a set designer for opera and theatre in 1980. He has since worked in opera and theatre stage design, theatre architecture and film production design.

He has frequently collaborated with opera director Kasper Holten with credits including The Turn of the Screw for La Scala, Milan;  La Traviata in Stockholm; Das Liebesverbot in Madrid and Buenos Aires; Don Carlo, Le Grand Macabre, Die Frau ohne Schatten and Der Ring des Nibelungen in Copenhagen; Le nozze di Figaro for Theater an der Wien; Lohengrin for Deutsche Oper Berlin; and the opera-film Juan, based on Don Giovanni. Other opera credits include Tristan und Isolde in Helsinki and Copenhagen; and Le nozze di Figaro in Mannheim.

Steffen's theatre set designs include Der Goldende Drache for Helsingborg Theatre; Fanny och Alexander in Bergen; Tartuffe in Copenhagen; The Three Musketeers and Le Misanthrope for Royal Theatre, Copenhagen; and Thechov’s Seagull at Dramaten in Stockholm.

Steffen first worked with choreographer Cathy Marston in 2015 creating designs for the opera Król Roger, at the Royal Opera House. His most recent ballet was Dangerous Liaisons, adapted and choreographed by Cathy Marston for the Royal Danish Ballet in Copenhagen 2017.

Tour Dates

Victoria
Leeds Grand Theatre
World Première
0844 848 2700*
Calls are charged at 7p a minute plus your phone company’s access charge, calls from mobiles may vary.
Times & prices
M T W T F S S
4
5
6
7
8
9
7.30
10
11
12
7.30
13
7.30
14
2.30
7.30
15
7.30
16
2.30
7.30
17

Tickets £12.00 – £52.50

Victoria
Sheffield Lyceum Theatre
0114 249 6000
Times & prices
M T W T F S S
18
19
7.45
20
7.45
21
2.00
7.45
22
7.45
23
3.00
7.45
24

Tickets £10.00 – £43.00

Victoria
London Sadler's Wells
020 7863 8000
Times & prices
M T W T F S S
25
26
7.30
27
7.30
28
2.30
7.30
29
7.30
30
2.30
7.30
31

Tickets £15.00 – £50.00

Victoria
Leicester Curve
0116 242 3595
Times & prices
M T W T F S S
1
2
7.30
3
7.30
4
2.30
7.30
5
7.30
6
2.30
7.30
7

Tickets £10.00 – £35.00

Victoria
Edinburgh Festival Theatre
0131 529 6000
Times & prices
M T W T F S S
8
9
10
7.30
11
2.30
7.30
12
7.30
13
2.30
7.30
14

Tickets £13.00 – £40.50

A fee of £1.50 will also be donated to The Theatre Trust, alongside a £1.00 booking fee.

Victoria
Milton Keynes Theatre
0844 871 7652*
Calls are charged at 7p a minute plus your phone company’s access charge, calls from mobiles may vary.
Times & prices
M T W T F S S
29
30
7.30
1
7.30
2
2.30
7.30
3
7.30
4
2.30
7.30
5

Tickets £13.00 – £40.00

A £1.25 Restoration Levy to be added to listed ticket prices, alongside £2.85 transaction charge.

Victoria
Cardiff New Theatre
029 2087 8889
Times & prices
M T W T F S S
20
21
7.30
22
7.30
23
2.30
7.30
24
7.30
25
2.30
7.30
26

Tickets £10.00 – £34.00

Victoria
Belfast Grand Opera House
028 9024 1919
Times & prices
M T W T F S S
27
28
29
7.30
30
2.00
7.30
31
7.30
1
2.30
7.30
2

Tickets £18.75 – £44.75

Dates, times and productions are subject to change without notice.