Paco Azorin theatre director and set designer
Theatre director and set designer
Paco Azorín studied stage design and directing at the Institut del Teatre in Barcelona. He has created over 250 sets for opera, theatre, dance and musical productions. In Spain, he develops his activities principally in theatres and for public festivals, such as Centro Dramático Nacional, Gran Teatre del Liceu, Teatre Lliure, Teatro Español, Teatre Nacional de Catalunya and Festival Barcelona Grec, among others. He directs operas, zarzuelas and drama productions. As a scenographer he regularly works with directors Lluis Pasqual and Carme Portaceli. He has also worked with Mario Gas, Francesco Negrín, Helena Pimenta, Sergi Belbel, Victor Ullate and Ernesto Caballero. He has been the recipient of several awards. In 2003, he created and directed the Festival de Shakespeare de Santa Susana, in Catalonia. Theatre critics have highlighted his interesting aesthetics as well as the variety of genres and formats by means of which he has mapped out a clearly personal path.