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Overview (1)

Date of Birth 11 October 1968Teaneck, New Jersey, USA

Mini Bio (1)

Producer Alvaro Domingo was born in Teaneck, New Jersey in 1968 and raised in Barcelona, Spain. He is the son of legendary tenor, Plácido Domingo, and Mexican stage director, Marta Domingo. After attending high school in Switzerland, he studied filmmaking in Bard College in upstate New York, where he first met his close friend and business partner Salvador Carrasco.

A year later he transferred to New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, where he continued studying film, history of Art and French literature. He produced and was camera operator for several short films, including the award-winning To Fall in Exile, directed by Salvador Carrasco. In 1991 Domingo graduated from NYU with a degree of Bachelor of Fine Arts in Cinema Studies.

Domingo's first film production work was in 1984, as a production assistant and translator to producer Patrice Ledoux (The Messenger 1999; The Fifth Element 1997), in the multilingual production of the film version of George Bizet's famous opera Carmen, directed by Francesco Rosi and starring Plácido Domingo and Julia Migenes.

In 1992 Domingo and Salvador Carrasco co-founded Carrasco & Domingo Films, a film production company based in Mexico City and now also in Los Angeles. Alvaro Domingo produced "The Other Conquest" (Otra Conquista, La (1998), an epic drama set in the aftermath of the 1521 Spanish Conquest of Mexico. Released in Mexico by 20th Century Fox, "The Other Conquest" became the highest-grossing Mexican dramatic film ever at the time of its release.

Domingo has since produced the documentary films Young Artist and Operalia both featuring his father Plácido Domingo's work mentoring young and upcoming Opera singers. Both films are scheduled to air in late fall of 2007. He produced the corporate promo Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program for the Washington National Opera to raise both awareness and funds for the program. He also produced YogaSing, Yoga for Singers and Performers, a yoga fitness DVD, www.yogasing.com

In addition to working in film, he has been involved in the organization, production and promotion of a number of his father's classical and cross-over concerts in Mexico, Latin America and most recently in the United States. Domingo is married to Mexican interior designer Renée Alvarez and currently resides in New York City with their new born son Alvaro Jr.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: A.D.O. Entertainment, Inc.

Trivia (2)

Son of opera singer 'Placido Domingo'.
Attended Bard College where he met Salvador Carrasco; their great friendship led to a partnership, Carrasco & Domingo Films S.A. de C.V., a film production company based in Mexico City.

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