Born in Brussels, Thibault Vancraenenbroeck received his training in Florence, and completed his first costume and set designs in Belgium. He has collaborated with such directors and choreographers as Frédéric Dussenne, Enzo Pezzella, Pierre Droulers, Olga de Soto, Barbara Manzetti, Sébastien Chollet, Didier Payen, Isabelle Marcelin, Nathalie Mauger, Pascale Binnert, Yves Beaunesne, Sybille Cornet, and Anna Van Brée. Mr. Vancraenenbroeck began collaborating with director Stéphane Braunschweig in 1996, designing for productions of Jenůfa, Rigoletto, The Magic Flute, The Makropulos Case, Elektra, and Wozzeck. He has designed the costumes of Wagner’s Ring Cycle at the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence and Salzburg Easter Festival and has also designed for productions of Werther in Lyon, L'elisir d'amore in Baden-Baden, and Chabrier’s L’Étoile for Lisbon Opera. With Grégoire Pont and James Bonas, he created stage and designs for Ravel’s L’Enfant et les sortilèges and L’Heure espagnole for Opéra National de Lyon. Parallel to his stage activities, he also designed two video installations based on texts by Maurice Blanchot and has led a photography project in collaboration with Grégoire Romefort.