Raimund Bauer studied Stage Design at Mozarteum in Salzburg and Hochschule für Angewandte Kunst Wien. He started his career as a designer for theatre as resident designer at Schauspiel Köln and Staatstheater Stuttgart. Since 1983 he has done the stage design for numerous theatre and opera productions, working in numerous countries, such as England (ROH, ENO), Spain, Italy, USA (Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles) Japan, Poland, France, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Austria and Switzerland. Bauer was awarded the Opus Deutscher Bühnenpreis in 2009 for his designs for David Pountney's production of King Roger.
Recent engagements: Set Designer Der Rosenkavalier (Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden); The Circle (Deutsches Nationaltheater und Staatskapelle Weimar); Un ballo in maschera (WNO)