Adolphe Francois Appia
- Category : Art-Stage-Set-design
- Type : GE
- Profile : 4/6 - Opportunistic / Role Model
- Definition : Triple Split
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Planning 3
Swiss theatrical designer and theorist; devoted from 1888 to reforming the techniques of stage presentation to more futuristic trends. Influenced by classic Greek theater and French symbolism, he proposed projected lighting in three-dimensional, abstract scenery placed on multi-level stages. He moved the actor away from cliché poses. Author of "Music and the Art of Theatre".
Died 2/29/1928, Nyon, Switzerland