Set Designer for the world premiere of SWEET POTATO KICKS THE SUN
With a background in sculpture, Liliana Duque Piñeiro knows how to combine artistic vision with the practicality of set design. Recent opera projects include Madama Butterfly for Opera de Colombia; The Magic Flute for Teatro Nacional Sucre, Ecuador; Maria de Buenos Aires for San Diego Opera and Arizona Opera; Orpheus and Euridice for The Vermont Opera Project; Powder her Face for Skylight Music Theatre, Death Man Walking for Townsend Opera Company. Liliana is equally at home with theater and musical theater, having design many titles around the San Francisco Bay Area. Her design for Book of Days for Douglas Morrison Theatre was nominated for the Theatre Bay Area Awards.
Upcoming projects include If I Were You for Merola Opera; Il Postino a coproduction of Virginia Opera, Chicago Opera Theatre and Opera Southwest. Liliana will be designing the upcoming 2020 Chautauqua Opera season.
Originally from Colombia, Duque Piñeiro came to the United States on a Fulbright scholarship. She holds MFAs in both Sculpture and Set Design from the University of Cincinnati.