Victoria “Vita” Tzykun [tsee-‘koon] has designed sets, costumes, and projections for companies such as The Bolshoi Theater (Russia), Norwegian Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, San Francisco Opera, Santa Fe Opera, LA Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Seattle Opera, Minnesota Opera, Opera Philadelphia, and Wexford Opera Festival (Ireland), among others.
Her numerous film and tv credits include design and art direction for Lady Gaga, production design for several award-winning films, and commercials for leading brands such as PBS, DirectTV, Axe, Bulova, and
Holding an MFA from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and a BFA from Tel Aviv
University, Vita has given workshops and masterclasses at Weill Institute of Music
at Carnegie Hall, the National Theater Institute, San Diego State University, University of Missouri Kansas City, Montclair State University, and Mannes School of Music.
Alongside performer/digital media artist David Adam Moore, Tzykun is a founding member of GLMMR - an NYC-based interdisciplinary art collective that fuses the worlds of fine art, audiovisual technology, and live performance.
Her work was given a solo exhibition at Opera America’s National Opera
Center in New York, and has been featured in exhibitions at the Entertainment
Industry Expo in NYC, Habima National Theater in Tel-Aviv, and the World Stage
Design Exhibition in Toronto. She has been profiled by publications including Entertainment Design and Lighting & Sound America, and was nominated for Designer of the Year by the International Opera Awards.
Tzykun has served as an advisor for the National Endowment for the Arts and currently works with leading technologists on the advisory boards of both San Diego Opera’s Opera Hack and Austin Opera’s Innovation Council.
In 2021, she will join the immersive design and production studio Senseos as Lead Creative Director.