Steffen is an accomplished scenic production designer,educated and based in Copenhagen. His work has been recognized internationally, with designs shown on stages in Vienna, Stockholm, London, Milan, Oslo, Berlin, Buenos Aires, San Francisco, Sydney, Melbourne, Madrid, Moscow, Helsinki...
Trained in the field of architecture, his main bulk of work is in complex, three dimensional stage sets, but his work field expands to costume designs, and video content designs.
A significant part of his work has been done in collaboration with his wife, Marie í Dali. Both are part of the established
Copenhagen design collective "Scenograferne".

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•1974–80 Royal Academy of fine Arts, school of 
architecture, Copenhagen

MOVIE PRODUCTION DESIGN:
2012 preproduction for FLYING DUTCHMAN, Nordic Stories, Oslo
2009 JUAN, an opera movie.
         Director: Kasper Holten.  produced by Blenkov & Schiønnemann.
2001 Wassmo: I AM DINA. 
   Director: Ole Bornedal (with Marie í Dali), Norway.

BALLET:
2017:
Laclos: LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES, Royal Ballet Copenhagen

OPERAS:
2017: Wagner: DAS LIEBESVERBOT, Teatro Colon, Buenos Aires.
Bjarnason: BROTHERS, Danish National Opera, Aarhus 
2016 Britten: The Turn of the Screw, Teatro alla Scala, Milan. 
Wagner: DAS LIEBESVERBOT, Teatro Real,Madrid, 
Mozart: NOZZE DI FIGARO, Royal Opera; Copenhagen
Rossini: IL BARBIERE DI SEVIGLIA, Islenska Operan, Reykjavik
2015 Szymanovsky: KRóL ROGER, Royal Opera House, London
2013 Wagner: TRISTAN UND ISOLDE, Helsinki National Opera, Finland
2012 Wagner: LOHENGRIN, Deutsche Oper, Berlin.
2011 Strauss: DIE FRAU OHNE SCHATTEN, Copenhagen Opera.
2010   Kalitzke: DIE BESESSENEN Theater an der Wien, Vienna
           Wagner: LOHENGRIN, Tampere, Finland
2009 Wagner: TRISTAN UND ISOLDE, Royal Opera, Copenhagen
2008 Gounod: FAUST, Danish National Opera, Aarhus
Wagner: LOHENGRIN, Novaya Opera, Moscow
2007 Verdi: DON CARLOS Royal Opera, Copenhagen
        Verdi: La TRAVIATA, Royal Opera, Stockholm
    Mozart: Le NOZZE DI FIGARO, Theater an der Wien, Vienna
2006 Wagner: GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG. and Complete RING-CYCLE staging
Royal Opera, copenhagen.(With Marie í Dali)
Martinsen SKRIFTESTOLEN (first producttion) (the confession chair)
Den Jyske Opera
2005 Wagner: SIEGFRIED, Royal Opera, copenhagen.(With Marie í Dali)
Mozart opera, LE NOZZE DI FIGARO, nationaltheater Mannheim; w. Johannes Schaaf
2004 Menotti: GOYA (with Placido Domingo), Klangbogen Festival, Vienna.
Ligety: LE GRAND MACABRE, San Francisco Opera.

2003  Wagner: DIE WALKÜRE, Royal Opera, copenhagen.(With Marie í Dali)
   Wagner: DAS RHEINGOLD, Royal Opera, copenhagen, (With Marie í Dali)

2001  Ligeti: LE GRAND MACABRE. The Royal Opera, Copenhagen

2000  Heise: DROT OG MARSK (KING AND MARSHALL). Den jyske Opera.
   Riehm: JACOB LENZ. Semperdepot, Neue Oper Wien.

1998  Donizetti: L’ELISIR D’AMORE. Icelandic Opera, Reykjavik.

1997  Verdi: LA TRAVIATA: Den Jyske Opera, Aarhus,Denmark

1996   Rosing-Show:DOMMEN/THE JUDGEMENT. The Royal Opera. Copenhagen

1995   Tage Nielsen/Naboko: LATTER I MØRKET.(Laugther in the Darkness)
   Den Jyske Opera.Dk

1985  Goldoni/Trede/Borum:MIRANDOLINA. 
   The Royal Opera. Copenhagen

PLAYS:

2017Boccaccio: IL DEACMERONE/ DEKAMERONEN. Nationaltheater, Oslo
Bergman: DEN GODE VILJE. Aarhus Teater.
2016 Holberg: JEPPE PÅ BJERGET.Grønnegårdsteatret, Copenhagen.
2015 Enquist: TRIBADERNES NAT, Grønnegårdsteatret, Copenhagen.
2014 Kristensen/ Grue: HAVOC (HÆRVÆRK), The Royal Theatre. Copenhagen
Thechov: THE SEAGULL / MÅSEN. Dramaten, Stockholm.
Shaksepeare: ROMEO AND JULIET, The Royal Theatre. Copenhagen
Toft Simonsen / Bendixen: KARLAS KABALE, Aarhus Teater, Aarhus.
2013 Norén: Som Löven i Vallombrosa, Dramaten, Stockholm.
Ibsen: ROSMERSHOLM, Aarhus Teater, Aarhus.
2012 Moliere: TARTUFFE, Grønnegårdsteatret, Copenhagen. 
Vinterberg: DAS BEGRÄBNIS, BEGRAVELSEN, Folkteatern, Gothenburg.
Schimmelpfennig: DAS GOLDENDE DRACHE, Helsingborg, Sweden
Bergman: FANNY & ALEXANDER, Den Nationale Scene, Bergen.

2011 Henning Mankell: POLITIK, Helsngborgs Stadsteater
Loher: DIEBE, Helsngborgs Stadsteater
         LE MISANTROPHE , The Royal Theatre, cph.

2010  DIE LEIDEN DES JUNGEN WERTHERS, The Royal Theatre. Copenhagen.
         THE THREE MUSKETEERS , (open air production) The Royal Theatre. Copenhagen.
          THE ORESTEIA, Folkteatern, Gothenburg.
2009   Schiller: Kabale und Liebe, National Theatre School, Copenhagen
          SAMTALER MED MAMMA, Den Nationale Scene, Bergen
2008    Euripides: IPHIGENIA AT AULIS, The Royal Theatre. Copenhagen             
            Wedekind: LULU, Aarhus teater
            Laclos/Hampton: LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES, 
            Den Nationale Scene, Bergen              
            Munk: ORDET The Royal Theatre, Copenhagen. dir. Lars Norén, 
            costumes: Ann Bonander Looft

2007   Lars Norén: TIDEN ER VORT HEM, Den Nationale Scene, Bergen
    Vinterberg/Rukov: FESTEN        
          Gasværket, Copenhagen.

2006    ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN , Aveny-T,(with Marie í Dali)
    AASTED Husets teater, Copenhagen (with Marie í Dali) 
           WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF, Odense teater
2005    AMADEUS, Rogaland Teater, Stavanger, Norway

2004   THE GRADUATE Noerrebros Teater.(With Marie í Dali)
Bornedal: BLODET, Aveny-T
Panduro/Price : NABOERNE (The Neighbours) Noerrebros Teater, Copenhagen.
Dehlholm: THEREMIN, Hotel ProForma, copenhagen.(stage,light and video-design)
Henrik Ibsen:THE WILD DUCK Den Nationale scene, Bergen, Norway


2003   Kander /Ebb: CABARET, Gladsaxe teater Cph.(With Marie í Dali)
Bornedal: MÆND UDEN NOGET, Aveny-T (With Ole Bornedal)
Coward: PRIVATE LIVES, Oslo Nye Teater, Norway
SØREN PILMARK ONE MAN SHOW,
Bellevue Theatre,    Copenhagen.


2002   Vinterberg/Rukow: FESTEN. Den Nationale Scene, Bergen, Norway.
Macquiles: DINNER WITH FRIENDS. Norrebros Teater, Copenhagen,
2001  Ulldal-jessen/Dehlholm: TORPEDO UNDER ARKEN Dir: Kirsten Dehlholm. Teater Ibsen. Skien, Norway
2000 Miller: DEATH OF A SALESMAN, The Royal Theatre, Copenhagen.
Caroll/Zadek: ALICE IN WONDERLAND. Aalborg Teater Denmark
1999 Motton:  A MESSAGE FOR THE BROKEN HEARTED.Malmö Dramatiska Teater. Sweden
Wilson/Waits/Burroughs: THE BLACK RIDER. Aalborg Teater. Denmark
Hertz : SPAREKASSEN.The Royal Theatre Copenhagen.
Dr.JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE. Gladsaxe teater.
Michael Frayn:COPENHAGEN. Betty Nansen Teatret. 
Bornedal: GUD BEVARE DANMARK. Østre Gasværk Teater,Copenhagen.
Corneille: DEN KOMISKA ILLUSIONEN. Malmö Dramatiska Teater.HIPP. Sweden
1998: Hultberg: DE SKRØBELIGE. The Royal Theatre. Copenhagen. 
Enquist: BILDMAKERNE. Betty Nansen Teatret Copenhagen
Snaijder: SCHLANGENHAUT. The Royal Theatre. Copenhagen. 
Graser: RABENTHAL. The Royal Theatre. Copenhagen. 
1997: Shepard: SIMPATICO. The Royal Theatre. 
Hofmann/Lengyel: NOCH IST POLEN NICHT VERLOREN.Aarhus teater.
Göthe: En utstoppad  Hund.  Theater Ingolstadt.
Woustra: MORDERENGLEN. Betty Nansen Teatret . Copenhagen
1996: Barker: SCENES FROM AN EXECUTION.The Royal Theatre. Copenhagen
Bornedal: DE STYRTENDE.(Not realised) Dr.Dantes Aveny.
Jacobs/Casey:GREASE. Ålborg Teater Denmark
1995: Norén: VALLOMBROSA. BETTY NANSEN teatret,EDISON. 
Kopit: NIRVANA  Husets Teater.
Norén: BLOD. (U) Betty Nansen Teatret 
1994:Barker: POSSIBILITIES.The Royal Theatre. Copenhagen
Mamet: OLEANNA,The Royal Theatre. Copenhagen
1993: Czeslik:HEILIGE KÜHE. Statens Teaterskole.
Turrini: DIE MINDERLEISTER Ensemble KNS, Antwerpen. Belgium.
Bornedal:DEN DAG LYKKEN...Dr. Dantes Aveny. Copenhagen
Ibsen: LILLE EYOLF Husets Teater. Copenhagen.
Dorst: FERNANDO KRAPP...Husets Teater. Copenhagen.
Offenbach: LA BELLE HELENE Malmö Stadsteater. Sweden.
P.O.Enquist: TUPILAK. Betty Nansen Teatret. Copenhagen.
1992: Lorca: BODAS DE SANGRE. The Royal Theatre. Copenhagen
Tabori:WEISMAN UND ROTGESICHT. The Royal Theatre. Copenhagen
Moliere: LA MALADE IMAGINAIRE. The Royal Theatre. Copenhagen
Strauss: DIE FREMDENFÜHRERIN. Bådteatret. Copenhagen.
1991: Kleist: DER ZERBROCHNE KRUG.HessischesStaatstheter, Wiesbaden. 
Ostrovskij: DIARY OF A SCOUNDREL. The Royal Theatre. Copenhagen
Koltés: ROBERTO ZUCCO.The Royal Theatre. Copenhagen
1990: Strauss: BESUCHER. The Royal Theatre. Copenhagen
Tabori: MEIN KAMPFF. Aalborg Teater. Denmark
1989: Enquist: I LODJANS TIMMA.The Royal Theatre. Copenhagen
Fassbinder: PETRA VON KANT.The Royal Theatre. Copenhagen.
Pinter: THE HOTHOUSE. Rialto . Copenhagen
Norén: ENDAGSVARELSER. The Royal Theatre. Copenhagen
1988: Ayckborn:A SMALL FAMILY BUSINESS. Det Ny Teater. Copenhagen.
Strauss: DIE FREMDENFÜHRERIN. Aalborg Teater.dir.Bjarke.
Mueller. TOTENFLOSS. Aveny Teatret Copenhagen
1987: Poliakoff:BREAKING THE  SILENCE. The Royal Theatre. Copenhagen
Shakespeare: TWELFT NIGHT AalborgTeater.Denmark
1986: Brasch: MERCEDES. Rialto Copenhagen
Labiche/Strauss:LA CAGNOTE. Aalborg Teater. Denmark
Laclos/Hampton:LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES.Det Ny Teater.Copenhagen 
Ibsen: BYGMESTER SOLNESS. AvenyTeatret. Copenhagen
Shakespeare: A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM. Det Danske Teater. Cph.
1985: Ashman & Menken: THE LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS. Det Danske Teater.
Ayckborn:WAY UPSTREAM. The Royal Theatre,   Copenhagen. 
Strindberg: FRK. JULIE. Aveny Teatret. Copenhagen
Horvath: FIGARO LASST SICH SCHEIDEN, Aalborg Teater.Denmark
1984: Bruun-Olsen: DA JAZZEN KOM TIL BYEN, Det Danske Teater. Copenhagen
Mastrosimone: EXTREMITIES, Rialto.Cph.
Gorki:lower depths.Odense Teater. Denmark
Gurney: THE DINING ROOM. Betty Nansen Teatret. Copenhagen. 
1983: Stoppard:NIGHT & DAY. Rialto,Cph. 
Kempinsky: DUET FOR ONE. AvenyTeatret Copenhagen.
Botho Strauss: KALLDEWEY, FARCE. Rialto.cph. 
1982: Pomerance:THE ELEPHANT MAN. Blaksted Turneen.cph.
Mastrosimone:THE WOOLGATHERER. Rialto,
Dario Fo: ISABELLA, TRECARRAVELLI E  UN CACCIABALLE,Teatret v. Sorte Hest,Copenhagen.
Sartre: HUIS CLOS. Rialto, Cph.
Topor: NUTS. Det Ny Teater,Copenhagen.
1980:Sherman:BENT.Copenhagen.

•During studies :professional experience as ligthing designer  and photographer.
•1976–79 co-owner of a photo-gallery inCopenhagen
•Co-founder and designer of »Teatret ved Sorte Hest«, a fringe theatre in Cph.1976
•Designer of  RialtoTeatret, Theatre space interior. Copenhagen, 1980.
•Design consultant with several danish theatre building projects and renovations.
•Member of Aalborg Teater Dramaturgiat 1985–87.
•Member of Teaterrådet (theatre council for The ministry of Culture) 1988–91 
•Member of Dramaturgial group and resident designer of The Royal Theatre, Copenhagen,1989–91.
•Consultant with the design-education at the National Theatre school Copenhagen 
•Chairman Committee of performing arts, Copenhagen Cultural Capital 96.
•Exhibition-and graphic designs. Tv- studio designs.
•Consultant with Lundgaard & Tranberg Architects, building new national Playhouse for Copenhagen 2002-07.
•Consultant w. Realdania building new theatre in Hjoerring, northern Denmark. 2013-16
•Member of the board in Wilhelm Hansen Fonden 2017-
Teachings in design method and digital workflow in stage design.

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