Simon Lima Holdsworth

Holdsworth was born in London but now lives and works in Berlin. He trained at Wimbledon School of Art, London and at the Academie Beeldende Kunsten Maastricht.
die fledermaus is Simon Lima Holdsworth’s debut at theater für niedersachsen. He is also currently designing »A Midsummer Night’s Dream« for Theater Aachen premiering in May 2022 and »Jephtha« for the Royal Opera House, London in 2023. 
Designs for opera include: »Rigoletto« (Royal Opera House, London/Nevill Holt Opera, England), »Die Lustige Witwe« and »Die Fledermaus« (Hyogo Performing Arts Center, Japan), »Semele« (Shanghai Symphony Hall), »170 Days in Nanking« (Jiangsu Centre for the Performing Arts, China), »Aida«, »Der Wildschütz« and »Gianni Schicchi«/»La Notte di un Nevrastenico« (Theater Magdeburg), »Noye’s Fludde« (Nevill Holt Opera, England/Music in the Summer Air Festival, Shanghai/Beijing Music Festival/Northern Ireland Opera), »Tosca« and »Die Zauberflöte« (Northern Ireland Opera/Nevill Holt Opera, England), »A Midsummer Night’s Dream« (Theater Trier), »Carmen«, and »La bohème« (Nevill Holt Opera, England), »L’elisir d’amore« and »Hänsel und Gretel« (Theater Augsburg), »Alcina« (Staatstheater Cottbus), »Benvenuto Cellini« (Theater Münster), »The Bear« (Northern Ireland Opera/Nederlandse Reisopera, Amsterdam), »Ariadne auf Naxos« (Theater St. Gallen, Switzerland), »Der fliegende Holländer« (Northern Ireland Opera), »Hänsel und Gretel« (Northern Ireland Opera/Opera North tour), »Orphée aux enfers« (Scottish Opera/Northern Ireland Opera tour), »Don Giovanni« (Ekaterinburg State Academic Opera, Russia), »Der Freischütz« (Salzburger Landestheater, Austria), »Orlando« (Buxton Festival, England/Opera Theatre Company, Ireland), »Barbe-bleue« (Buxton Festival, England).