Entre bambalinas, the biography of Hector Pascual. Hector Pascual was a costume maker for theatre, opera and dance in Paris from 1960 to 1980. Born in Argentina in 1928, he went to Paris in the ‘50s. After 8 years in Spain he came back to Paris where he began to work in the most important ateliers, directed by Russian costume makers for the most celebrates productions of Jean Louis Barrault, Roland Petit, Maurice Bejart, Jorge Lavelli, Jacques Demy and Jean Pierre Ponelle, among others. He built the costumes designed by Yves Saint Laurent, Leonor Fini, Erte, Georges Wakhevitch, Jacques Dupont, Matias and Jacques Noel to dress Rudolph Nureyev, Regine Crespin, Zizi Jeanmaire, Birgit Nilsson and Margot Fontayn. The changes produced by the May 1968 events in Paris conduced him to Yves Saint Laurent in search of a secure job. There he created the YSL Museum and he travelled around the world as Artistic Director of the exhibitions of YSL works for theatre, cinema and musichall. You can also visit: Hector Pascual, documentary by Marcelo Donato, Part 1 and 2 and read the article Hugo Beccacece wrote for La Nacion, Argentinian newspaper (available only in Spanish) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mHj0VVG8C_4 http://www.lanacion.com.ar/1870208-un-artista-del-vestuario-y-la-mascara
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