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All Experts Arts (Visual Art, Music, Theater)

Jared Mezzocchi

Associate Professor, Dance/Theatre Design and Production and Associate Director of the School, School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies

College of Arts and Humanities

Expertise

Arts and Culture

English

Theatre, Dance & Performance Studies

Language Proficiency

english

Jared Mezzocchi is a multimedia director and designer for theater. He received his MFA through Brooklyn College's Performance and Interactive Media Arts. He was awarded a Princess Grace Award in 2013 as the first projections designer to receive the honor. He designed productions in New York City with 3-Legged Dog (Downtown Loop, SpyGarbo), Baryshnikov Arts Center (Robert Wilson’s On The Beach), HereArts (You Are Dead. You Are Here.), Builders Association (Jet Lag 2011), Rob Roth (Screen Test), and toured nationally/ internationally with Big Art Group (SOS, The Sleep, The People). He has designed for Center Stage (Stones in his Pockets), Cleveland Playhouse (Breath and Imagination), Milwaukee Rep (History of Invulnerability, The Mountaintop), and CompanyONE (Astroboy and The God Of Comics). In D.C., he designed for Woolly Mammoth (Totalitarians, Elaborate Entrance of Chad Diety), Synetic Theater (A Trip to the Moon), Theater J (Race, Yellowface) and Studio (Astroboy and The God Of Comics). In 2011, he won Best Original Play at the New Hampshire Theater Awards for writing/direction in The Lost World. Outside of theater, Jared co-designed with Guilio Cappellini for Design Week in Milan, Italy, for Connect4Climate and Alcantara, and designed the entrance/immersive experience for Surf Museum in Montauk, N.Y.

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