Cédric Tirado


Cédric Tirado is costume designer for stage , screen , photography and live events . He studied Fine Arts and Architecture in Toulouse , performing Arts in Montpellier University , and hold degrees in menswear and womenswear tailoring .

He's made his debut in 1997 with Marie Lou Mayeur , costume designer of the street theater company " Royal de Luxe " .

He works then as tailor and pattern maker for several french Opera houses and National Theater ( Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse , Opéra de Marseille , Opéra National de Paris , Théâtre National de Toulouse , Opéra-Théâtre de Clermont-Ferrand )

Between 2006 and 2016 , he joins Opéra National de Paris as costume assistant in which he works amongst others with directors like Bob Wilson ( Madama Butterfly , Pelleas et Melisande ) , Peter Sellars ( Tristan und Isolde ) , Michael Haneke ( Don Giovanni ) , Anna Viebrock ( Ariane et Barbe Bleue ) , Georges Lavaudant ( La Cerisaie ) , Romeo Castellucci ( Moses und Aron ) , Zabou Breitman ( Entführung aus dem serail ) , Krzysztof Warlikowski ( Věc Makropulos , Król Roger ) .
In 2016 He assists the English fashion designer Gareth Pugh for the costumes of "Eliogabalo" in Palais Garnier .

In 2010 He designs with Malgorzata Szczesniak the costumes of " Un Tramway " directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski in Théâtre de l'Odéon starring Isabelle Huppert and Andrzej Chyra.
He designs the costumes for the pyrotechnics show " Pierrot le feu " for Fête des Lumières in Lyon and works with the film director Tony T. Datis on the music video " Shipwreck " featuring Radiohead singer Thom Yorke .

He meet Jean-Romain Vesperini in 2012 and design the costumes of "Faust" at the Opera National de Paris.
This encounter will give birth to collaborations like " Une laborieuse entreprise " a theater play by Hanokh Levin at Comédie de Picardie , "Paris Opera Competition, Les Mozart de l’Opéra" at Théâtre des Champs Elysées and "La Bohème" at Bolchoi theater.

Cédric Tirado recently designed the costumes of " Logiqueimperturbabledufou " of Zabou Breitman created for Festival d'Avignon and touring in Theater Na Starstnom in Moscow and Théâtre du Rond-Point in Paris .
He works closely with the photographer Vee Speers since her photograph series "Bulletproof"and designed the costumes of her last photographs series " Dystopia ".

Beside his designer activity he's also tutor in the Paris School of Fashion and design , Istituto Marangoni .

Upcoming projects include a new production of " Dante " in Opéra de Saint-Etienne directed by Jean-Romain Vesperini .