Jean-Claude Maret

Jean-Claude Maret has been the set designer for François Rochaix's productions of The Bacchae and The Wild Duck at the American Repertory Theater. Mr. Maret lives and works in Geneva as a set designer and costume designer for theater and opera. Since 1967 he has collaborated regularly with Mr. Rochaix for numerous productions at the Grand Théâtre de Genève, including the operas Katya Kabanova, Nabucco, The Rake's Progress, Idomeneo, Death in Venice, and Pelleas and Melisande. Abroad they worked together on productions of The Wild Duck in Oslo, Norway; Carmen and The Meistersinger of Nurenberg for Seattle Opera; La Traviata for Opera North in England; When We Dead Awaken at the National Theatre, Strasbourg; and Tristan and Isolde in Lyon, France. Other works include Joyce's The Exiles for the Comédie Française; Hamlet, The Seagull, and Ghosts at Bergen's National Theatre; and Heiner Müller's Philoctète in Geneva. He has also designed for ballet and film, and is the designer of La Fête des Vignerons de 1999, the massive Festival of the Winegrowers in Switzerland.