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Fivos Theodosakis (*1989 in Crete, Greece) lives in Düsseldorf. He studied stage design at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf in the class of Lena Newton and Johannes Schütz. During his studies he worked for two years as an assistant at the Düsseldorf theater. Since graduating in 2019, he has been working as a freelance stage designer with opera and drama directors and choreographers, both at the municipal theater and in the independent scene.

In 2020, 21 and 22 stage sets and installations were created for the Brandenburg Theater (fairy tale opera “Hänsel und Gretel”, D: Frank Martin Widmaier, Staatstheater Mainz and the Asphalt Festival (“kaleiDANCEscope”, collective should-I-know), Folkwang University (“Der Totentanz by August Strindberg", dir: Damira Schumacher), the exhibition and performance space "Moltkerei Werkstatt" in Cologne with his own work "but everything remained unchanged" and the Prince Regent Theater Bochum ("Reigen" by Arthur Schnitzler, dir: Constanze Hörlin).

Exhibitions (selection)

2020: "but everything remained unchanged, ..." in the Off Space Moltkerei Werkstatt e. V., Cologne (solo)

2020: "Inorder of appearance” at Museum K21, Düsseldorf

2019: "The Building of Franz Kafka" final work - summer tour of the Düsseldorf Art Academy

2016: "The Death of Empedocles" by Friedrich Hölderlin - Tour of the Düsseldorf Art Academy

2014: Room installation in the Intercontinental Hotel Düsseldorf, class project as part of the Quadriennale Düsseldorf

2014: "how to respect the space" - Schütz class in the KIT, art in the tunnel, Düsseldorf


Stages (selection)

2022: "kaleiDANCEscope" / mobile theater project / artistic direction, choreography, performance: Tümay Kılıncel / artistic direction, video: Cornelius Schaper / stage: Fivos Theodosakis

2022: "Hansel and Gretel" fairy tale opera by Engelbert Humperdinck / Brandenburg Theater / musical direction: Artem Lonhinov / director: Frank Martin Widmaier / stage: Fivos Theodosakis

2020: The Dance of Death by August Strindberg / Theater Center Bochum / Director: Damira Schumacher / Stage: Fivos Theodosakis

2020: Round dance by Arthur Schnitzler / Prinz Regent Theater Bochum / Director: Constanze Hörlin / Stage: Fivos Theodosakis

2019: The Little Prince - The opera based on Antoine de Saint-Exupéry / Salzburg scene / musical director: Hans-Josef Knaust / director: David Schnaegelberger / stage: Fivos Theodosakis

2018: Woyzeck by Georg Büchner / Prinz Regent Theater Bochum / director: Jakob Arnold / set & costumes: Fivos Theodosakis

2013: Attempts to escape (UA) / authors' competition "Teil Auf!" / drama Essen / director: Ines Habich / stage: Fivos Theodosakis

2013: Worringer battles / Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus / director: Nurkan Erpulat / room installation & performer: Fivos Theodosakis

Theater experience as assistant


2016 – 2018: Stage design assistant at the Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus

2018: People in the hotel / director: Sönke Wortmann / stage: Florian Etti

2018: Die Mitwisser / director: Bernadette Sonnenbichler / stage: Martin Miotk

2018: The Merchant of Venice / Director: Roger Vontobel / Set: Muriel Gerstner

2017: The Threepenny Opera / director & stage: Andreas Kriegenburg

2017: The Storm / Director: Liesbeth Coltof / Set: Guus van Geffen

2017: The Queen's Men / Director: Peter Jordan, Leonhard Koppelmann / Stage: Christoph Schubiger

2017: Absolutely Beautiful / Director: Suna Gürler / Set: Moira Gillieron

2017: The Promise / Director: Tilmann Köhler / Set: Karoly Risz

2017: Michael Kohlhaas / Director: Matthias Hartmann / Set: Johannes Schütz

2016: Lost Songs / Director: Christof Seeger-Zurmühlen / Stage: Kirsten Dephoff

2016: Heisenberg / Director: Lore Stefanek / Set: Janina Audick

2016: Planet Magnon / Director: Alexander Eisenach / Set: Daniel Wollenzin

2016: The Revisor / Director: Linus Turnström, Set: Alissa Kohlbusch


Stage design assistant as guest:

2015: Blood Wedding by Federico Garcia Lorca at the Vorarlberger Landestheater in Bregenz / director: Sigrid Herzog, stage: Simone Grieshaber

2011: Lonely People by Gerhard Hauptmann / Schaubühne in Berlin / Director: Frederike Heller / Stage: Sabine Kohlstedt

2011: The Servant of Two Gentlemen by Carlo Goldoni / Hexenkessel Hoftheater in Berlin / Director: Jan Zimmermann / Stage: David Regehr

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