Diego Pitarch

26 Nov 2013

Diego Pitarch was born in Valencia (Spain) where he trained as an Architect. In 1992 he moved to Paris (France) to complete a four year course in Interior Design at the prestigious E.S.A.G. school of Design. For his final diploma he was declared first of his promotion and obtained an Excellency award for his Thesis in Theatre Design.

While in Paris he collaborated with the prestigious American designer Hilton McConnico. Amongst other projects Diego contributed in the design of an exhibition celebrating the “Carre” Hermes at the Suntory Museum in Osaka (Japan).

1999 saw Diego relocating to London to study at the Slade School of Art where he successfully completed his MA in Theatre Design. In 2001 he was selected for the Linbury Prize and his design, for Katya Kabanova for the Welsh National Opera, placed him amongst the finalists.

Since then Diego has developed a career as an International Theatre Designer, collaborating with renowned Directors and Companies. His work has appeared in theatres across the UK, Europe and the Caribbean. Some of his recent successes include Sunset Boulevard in London’s West End and Spend, Spend, Spend which won a TMA award for Best Musical in 2009 and the European tour of The Who’s Tommy.