Luigi Scoglio is an Italian Set Designer, born in Basel (Switzerland). He has completed his studies at the State Arts Institute "E. Basile" in Messina (Sicily), goldsmith’s art section. He moved to Urbino where he attended and graduated at the Academy of Fine Arts, Set Design section, with honours with a degree entitled “Luminous Metamorphosis, theoretical-practical evolution on expressive features of light in the Twentieth Century Theatre”.
He currently works as a set designer, in theatre (opera and drama), movie and advertising, both in Italy and abroad. During the last twenty two years he has developed a fruitful artistic partnership with Maestro Michał Znaniecki, joining him in his most important productions of opera and drama across Europe and other continents. He’s also involved in video installations, photography, installations and visual design of composition of art exhibitions and events related to the set design in the form of show or event.
In 2010 he was nominated for Best Production Designer in Poland, for the musical The Producers - season 2008/2009 (Teatr Rozrywki – Chorzow). In 2011 he won the first prize of opera in Spain, with all his creative crew, in the category for best production of the year, with Onegin (Opera Krakowska cooproduction). In 2018 he won the Golden Mask as Best Set Designer for the Production on Romeo and Juliet (Bytom - Opera Slaska Production 2017) and Sunset Boulevard (Musical – Teatr Rozrywki – Chorzow) - in Poland.