DICAPRIA

 

ART DIRECTOR - PRODUCTION DESIGNER - PROJECT MANAGER - ART FABRICATOR

www.dicapria.com  •  dicapria@gmail.com  •  305-794-2154  

San Francisco & Los Angeles, USA

ART DIRECTOR 

  • Nocturne-X : Numina Studio : 7000sq ft Immersive Experience Installation : Gray Area, San Francisco : 2021-2022

  • + All of the Original Projects below

ORIGINAL LARGE ART INSTALLATIONS : LEAD ARTIST/PROJECT MANAGER

  • Gummy Bear Pyramid : 14ft tall Light Art Installation : 2017

  • Academy of the Forbidden Arts : 10ft tall Gothic Architecture Found Object Lisa-Frank Hell : 2022

  • Forest : Resin Cast Forest Light Art Sculpture : 2019

  • 7 Eyed Jaguar : 8ft Foam Jaguar Head : 2018

ORIGINAL PRODUCTIONS: DIRECTOR/PRODUCER/DESIGNER

  • Monster Ballet : Puppet Performance  : Hibernia Bank, San Francisco : 2022

  • Rhinoceros : Multi-Media Shadow Puppet Performance : Long Beach Museum of Art : 2010

  • Tableau Vivant Nouveau : Dance/Puppetry Performance : Orlando Puppet Festibal : 2007

 

PRODUCTION DESIGN (THEATRE)

  • The Storyteller : Riot Stage Productions : The Expo, Long Beach, California : 2013

  • Lolpera : The Garage Theatre/NYC Fringe/Hollywood Fringe : 2010-2013

 

PROP DESIGN

  • Gogol Projects : Rogue Artists Ensemble : Los Angeles : 2009

  • Babylon Heights : The Garage Theater : Long Beach, California : 2009

  • The Odyssey : Will & Company : Hollywood, California : 2009

  • Steel Magnolias : Civic Light Opera : Redondo Beach, California : 2008

  • The Rainmaker : A Noise Within Theater : Glendale, California : 2008

  • Jekyll & Hyde : John Engemann's Theater : Northport, New York : 2007

  • Aida : Scera Center for the Arts : Orem, Utah : 2005

 

PUPPET DESIGN

  • Misfit Heights (FILM) : Unfettered Entertainment : Los Angeles, California : 2008

  • Elektrafire : Live Stage Performance : New York City, New York : 2007

  • Bride : (Puppet Building Intern) : Lone Wolf Tribe : Brooklyn, New York : 2007

  • Bunnicula : Scera Center for the Arts : Orem, Utah : 2005

 

SCENIC PAINTING

  • Cannibal the Musical : The Garage Theater : Long Beach, California : 2009

  • Henry IV : A Noise Within Theater : Glendale, California : 2008

  • Seussical the Musical : Park City Egyptian Theatre : Park City, Utah : 2005

  • Wicked City Blues : Utah Musical Theater : Ogden, Utah : 2005

  • Side by Side by Sondheim : Utah Musical Theater : Ogden, Utah : 2005

  • Kiss Me Kate : Utah Musical Theater : Ogden, Utah : 2005

  • Cabaret : Miami Stage Company : Miami, Florida : 2005

  • Into the Woods : Miami Childrens Theater : 2004

 

STAGE MANAGEMENT

  • Ardolino : National Youth Theater Festival : Orem, Utah : 2005

  • Hair : (ASM) FIU Theater : Miami, Florida : 2005

  • Dracula : (ASM) FIU Theater : Miami, Florida : 2004

  • Crossing Delancey : Miami Stage Company : Miami, Florida : 2004

  • The Emperor's New Clothes : Miami Children's Theater : Miami, Florida : 2004

  • Picasso at the Lapin Agile : Miami Stage Company : Miami, Florida : 2003

  • Oliver! : Miami Children's Theater : Miami, Florida : 2003

  • Les Miserables : Miami Children's Theater : Miami, Florida : 2003

 

FILM

  • Ravenstake (Web Series) : Miniature Set & Prop/Puppet Builder : 2008-2009

  • Misfit Heights : Puppet Designer : Unfettered Entertainment : 2008

  • The Great Renaldo (short) : Model Maker : dir. Jonathan Langager : 2008

 

RELATED EXPERIENCE 

  • Production and Marketing work with non-profit, ArtBattles : 2013-2014

  • Creative Business Consultant for Entrepreneurs & Artists : 2008-current

  • Gallery Curating Experience : 2007-2010

  • Art Manager for Los Angeles Artist Michael Pukac : 2007-201

  • Freelance Faux Finisher : 2006-2008

 

EDUCATION

  • Florida International University : Theater Major : Miami, Florida : 2003-2005

  • Czech Study Abroad : Womens Studies/Film/Post Totalitarian Literature : 2002

  • Coral Reef Sr. High Magnet : Academy of Business and Finance : Miami, Florida : c/o 2003

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

  • 19 years as a freelance artisan working with theatre shops, production shops, producing original projects, etc

  • 10+ years experience as an Art Director, Project Manager, Production Designer, Producer, Lead Artist of Original Concept Projects & Immersive Experiences

  • Leading crews of 5-30 people and volunteers for multiple projects

  • Highly interested in working with companies/colleagues that take environmentalism, ethical/fair leadership practices, and social justice issues into account.

  • Materials familiar with :  foam carving, resin casting, silicone mold making, clay sculpture, acrylic painting, hopper sprayer, large scale spray painting, faux finishing, large scale murals, carpentry, adhesives, silicones, polycarbonate/acrylic cutting & welding, resin pours, tiling, flooring, insulation/barrier install, basic upholstery/sewing,

  • Programs familiar with : procreate, photoshop, excel, word, google docs, slack, asana,

  • Dramaturgy & Research Saavy

  • Juggling

  • Trained in Stage Combat

 

REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2010 - present

2010 - present