Erhard Rom

Erhard Rom(Seattle, Washington)

2015–16 Season: Set Designer of Lucia di Lammermoor

Erhard Rom was named as a finalist in the “Designer of the Year” category of the 2015 International Opera Awards in London. He has designed settings for more than 200 productions across the globe, and his design work has been displayed in the Prague Quadrennial exhibition and at the National Opera Center in Manhattan. He teaches design at Montclair State University in the department of theater and dance. His credits include San Francisco Opera (Susannah and Nixon in China) and productions with Wexford Festival Opera, Seattle Opera, Vancouver Opera, the Glimmerglass Festival, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Minnesota Opera, the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre in Dublin, Fort Worth Opera, Boston Lyric Opera, Florida Grand Opera, Opera Colorado, Opéra de Montréal, the Atlanta Opera, Wolf Trap Opera, Opera Boston, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Syracuse Stage, Geva Theatre Center, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Folger Shakespeare Theatre, Shakespeare Santa Cruz, Merrimack Repertory Theatre, and the Woolly Mammoth Theatre in Washington, D.C. In 2014 he designed the European premiere of Kevin Puts’s opera, Silent Night. The production was awarded two accolades at the 2015 Irish Times Theatre Awards Ceremony, including the audience choice award and best opera production of 2015. Future engagements include the world premiere of The Shining for Minnesota Opera and Nixon in China for the Royal Swedish Opera in Stockholm.