Gino was a student and apprentice of National Artist, Salvador Bernal, who encouraged him to pursue further studies in Set and Costume Design. Gino attended the Masters of Fine Arts program in Theater Design at New York University with the aid of a Fulbright Scholarship and an Asian Cultural Council grant. He was also given the Meier and Seidman awards for excellence by NYU’s Department of Design in 2001.
Gino has designed sets and costumes for over 100 theatre productions in Manila, Singapore, China, Taiwan, Japan and New York.
He was awarded the World Stage Design bronze medal for his set design for the Philippine Opera Company’s "Spoliarium" at Toronto, Canada in 2005. In 2015, he co-authored a book entitled “Fashionable Filipinas: A History of the Philippine National Dress 1860-1960”.
He is currently a lecturer and Artistic Consultant for Stage Design at the Fine Arts Program of the Ateneo de Manila University.
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The Premiere Date of Production
The Premiere Space of Production
Cervini Field, Ateneo de Manila University
Voltaire de Jesus
Other Creative Collaborator/s
Jema Pamintuan, Teresa Barrozo & Meynard de Guzman(composers)
Sergio Gahol & Ma. Elena Laniog (choreographers)