Stage Director

Ylva Kihlberg

Breaking the Waves

Breaking the waves



Breaking the Waves by Missy Mazzoli with libretto by Royce Vavrek premiered at Philadelphia Opera in 2016. The opera is based on the movie from 1996 by Lars von Trier. Ylva Kihlberg now directs the Scandinavian premiere at Vadstena Akademien, Sweden.

Vadstena Akademien, Sweden July – August 2022


Direction: Ylva Kihlberg     

Set and costumes: Bente Rolandsdotter     

Lights and video: Marcus Philippe Gustafsson

Make up and hair: Anne-Charlotte Reinhold

Photos: Martin Hellström                  

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