Pedro Moreno makes his LA Opera debut with El Gato Montés.
Born in Madrid, he studied fine arts in his hometown and in Paris. From the 1960s to the mid-eighties, he worked as a haute couture designer in Elio Bernhayer's studio. In theater he has worked with directors including Jose Carlos Plaza, Josefina Molina, José Tamayo and Pilar Miró. With Miró, he has also collaborated in cinema, winning the Goya Award for Best Costume Design for El perro del hortelano. He won a second Goya Award for the costumes of Goya en Burdeos, directed by Carlos Saura, with whom he also collaborated in Salomé and in the opera Carmen. In the world of dance, he has notably designed for the National Ballet of Spain, the Ballet of Cuba, the Ballet of Antonio Gades and the Victor Ullate Ballet.