Aldo Vázquez

Set & Costume designer

Aldo is a Mexican set and costume designer based in the UK. He trained at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School with an MA in Theatre Design, and a BA in Visual Arts from the UNAM/ ENAP, México City. He has worked both in México and the UK collaborating with international directors and actors from Argentina, Canada, China, México, USA, UK, and Switzerland.

In the UK he designed for RSC Swan theatre’s production of Falkland Sound written by Brad Birch and directed by Aaron Parsons. Theatre 503’s The Boys Are Kissing  by Zak Mahinfar directed by Lisa Spriling and Moreno written by Pravin Wilkins and directed by Nancy Medina (2022).

He has worked in several graduating shows for Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and Bristol School of Acting with such directors as: Nancy Medina, Tom Morris, Aaron Parsons, Donaccadh O’Briain & Derek Bond (2020-2022).

Alongside his work in theatre he designed the costumes for the reopening of Battersea Power station (2022)

In México he has designed for a variety of different projects, as well as being part of three of the annual Festival Internacional Teatro Universitario, and designed for the Swiss-Mexico Dramafest festival.

He has collaborated with the following directors: Enrique Singer, Teatro ojo, Angélica Rogel, Paula Zelaya, Edurne Goded, Emiliano Dionisi, He Hao, Francine Alepin and Mathieu Bertolet.

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THEATRE PRODUCTIONS

PRODUCTION

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Blood Wedding

Bristol School of Acting

2024

cheeky little brown (remount)

Bristol Old Vic Theatre / tiata fahodzi & Theatre Royal Stratford East

2024

Choir Boy

Bristol Old Vic Theatre

2023

Associate Designer

cheeky little brown

Bristol Old Vic Theatre / tiata fahodzi & UK Tour

2023

Falkland Sound

Royal Shakespeare Company

2023

The Boys Are Kissing

Theatre 503

2023

Icarus

Bristol Old Vic Theatre School

2022

Robin and Marian

Bristol Old Vic Theatre School

2022

Fefu and Friends

Bristol Old Vic Theatre School

2022

Moreno

Theatre 503

2022

Romeo and Juliet

Bristol Old Vic Theatre School

2021

Our House

Bristol School of Acting

2021

Pigeon English

Bristol Old Vic Theatre School

2021

Caresses

Bristol School of Acting

2021

Pish!

Bristol School of Acting

2021

The Suicide

Bristol School of Acting

2021

Pericles

Bristol Old Vic Theatre School

2020

Boy

Bristol School of Acting

2020

La escuela del dolor humano

Teatro Santa Catarina

2020

Costume Design

Mensajes

FITU/Cultural exchange with Canada

2019

Sasha y Spot

Teatro el Galeón

2018

Me Hago la Muerto

Teatro el Milagro

2018

Se compran Corazones

Teatro Lopez Tarso

2018

Costume Design

Aves Alborozadas/Vine a decir Adiós

FITU/Cultural exchange with China

2018

El Jardín do los Cerezos

Foro Shakespeare

2017

Costume Design - Nominated for Best Costume by the Premios ACPT 23 entrega

El funesto destino de Karl Klotz

El Granero

2017

Sesión Permanente

Foro del CUT

2017

Costume Design

El Apego

FITU/Cultural exchange with Argentina

2017

Costume Design

Loveplay

Hamilton House

2017

King Lear

Bristol Old Vic Theatre School

2017

Swallow

Alma Tavern

2016

The Tempest

Redgrave Theatre

2016

Anes de la Caída

CNA Black Box Theatre

2015

Manual de Desuso

El Milagro

2014

TV & FILM CREDITS

PRODUCTION

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The Courtship

Reality Show

2021

Crimes of The Heart

Company BoomSatsuma/ BSA

2020


Cascajo

Short film

2019


Que estés aquí

Short film/ Limonada Taller

2019


Events

PRODUCTION

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Reopening of Battersea Power Station

Battersea Power Station

2022

Costume Designer

Desfile de día muertos

Mexico City

2019

Props Coordination Assistant

Desfile de día muertos

Valle de Bravo

2018

Costume coordinator

OPERA CREDITS

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