Laurence Mongeau, Costume Designer

Pacific Opera Victoria
Costume Designer, The Magic Flute

February, 2017


A graduate of the National Theatre School, Ms. Mongeau has worked on many plays, including Magicien d'Oz, L'Éveil du Printemps, Macbeth, The Poster, La Chasse-Galerie, Le Clown, and Motherhouse.

Opera credits, with director Oriol Tomas, include Le Consul (Atelier lyrique de l'Opéra de Montréal, in collaboration with the National Theatre School); Don Pasquale (Les Jeunesses musicales du Canada); Don Giovanni Opéra de Reims and Tours), and Les Caprices de Marianne, which toured to 16 French opera houses.

Upcoming engagements include Léonore, ou l'amour conjugal by Pierre Gaveaux with Opera Lafayette, Washington, and La traviata with Les Jeunesses musicales du Canada.

Les costumes de Laurence Mongeau sont un savant mélange de modernité, de romantisme des années 5O, et d'un débridé carnavalesque, gardant toutefois une certaine retenue ... Bon goût et allure font la part belle à l'humour et à l'élégance.
[Laurence Mongeau's costumes are a clever mixture of modernity, romanticism of the 50's, and an unbridled carnival atmosphere, all while retaining a certain restraint ... Good taste and allure enhance the humor and the elegance.
Jocelyne De Nicola, GBOpera Magazine, review of Les Caprices de Marianne, Opéra de Marseille, 2015.


 

December, 2016