The Rubin

On October, 5, 2014, Robert Lepage and Francesco Clemente had an engaging and provocative conversation about opera, time and perception. This program was part of an on-going series where Clemente took to the Rubin stage eight times with eight personalities from very different walks of life. Watch the full program.


About the Speaker

Versatile in every form of theatre craft, Robert Lepage is equally talented as a director, playwright, actor and film director. His creative and original approach to theatre has won him international acclaim and shaken the dogma of classical stage direction to its foundations, especially through his use of new technologies. Among his most noticed work for the stage have been The Far Side of the Moon (2000), The Andersen Project (2005), Lipsynch (2007), and the new staging of Needles and Opium (2013); at the opera, The Nightingale and Other Short Fables (2009) seen at BAM in 2011, and Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen (2010-11 and 2011-12) mounted at the Metropolitan Opera; and recently for the big screen, Triptych (2013).


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