Aída Leonor Guardia, born in Hannover, lives Würzburg. She studied set and costume design at the Hochschule für Bildende Künste in Dresden and at the Institut del Teatre in Barcelona. Since 2006, she has been working as set and costume designer mainly for opera productions. She has worked in Hamburg, Taipei, Saarbrücken, Barcelona (guest performance at the Biennale di Venezia), Leipzig, Chemnitz, Riga, Freiburg, Düsseldorf, Bilbao, Prague, and Paris. She has worked with stage directors such as Calixto Bieito, Barbora Horáková Joly, Nicole Claudia Weber, Immo Karaman, Anja Bötcher-Krietsch, Margo Zālïte, and Jasmin Solfaghari.