Gerardo Vera

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Gerardo Vera
Gerardo Vera Perales

(1947-03-10) 10 March 1947 (age 72)
Known forFilm Director

Gerardo Vera Perales (Miraflores de la Sierra, Madrid, 10 March 1947) is a Spanish costume and set designer, opera director, actor, film and theatre director.

He studied English Language and Literature in the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, and Theatre in the University of Exeter, he was the director of the Centro Dramático Nacional (national theatre of Spain) from June 2004 to December 2011.[1]

He has directed these films:

His staging of the play Divinas Palabras, by Ramón María del Valle-Inclán, was performed at the Lincoln Center Festival 2007, in New York.[2]

He has won a Goya Award for Costume Design in 1986 for the film El amor brujo, by Carlos Saura, and a Goya Award for Best Art Direction for The Girl of Your Dreams, directed by Fernando Trueba. In 1988, he was awarded the Spanish National Theater Prize.[3]


  1. ^ Centro Dramático Nacional. About the CDN. Access 2012-01-10.
  2. ^ Lincoln Center Festival 2007. Program History. Access 2012-01-10.
  3. ^ Premio Nacional de Teatro / Premiados. Official website of the Spanish ministry of Culture, Artes Escénicas y Música. Access 2012-01-10.

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