Jean-Marc Puissant

Jean-Marc Puissant

Set and costume designer for theatre, opera, dance and musicals

Biography

Jean-Marc is an internationally renowned set and costume designer working in opera, theatre, dance and musicals.

Designing productions of all scales, styles and genres, Jean-Marc’s design practice is rooted in the identity of unique creative collaborations, supporting the nature and craft required by each art form across the performing arts.
His eclectic body of work lead him to create and consult with creatives and organisations across the worlds of fashion, music, fine arts, architecture and design.

Several productions Jean-Marc has designed have won Olivier Awards, South Bank Show Awards and National Circle Awards.

Nominated for Best Designer at the 2016 Benois de la Danse and finalist of World Stage Design 2013, he has been asked to give talks about his work at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London and the Guggenheim Museum, New York. A guest tutor for theatre design at Central School of Speech and Drama, London, Jean-Marc trained at Motley Theatre Design Course in London and studied Art History and Archaeology in La Sorbonne, Paris.

other crafts

Jean-Marc is an internationally renowned set and costume designer working in opera, theatre, dance and musicals.
Image: The King And I, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris