Patrick Rizzotti is a scenic designer working in live performance, film and television, and virtual/augmented/mixed reality. His process is highly collaborative and he aims to build experiences that visually explore the relationship between the stories and the context in which they are told.. He is currently researching how altering the physical relationship of a performance space (location, method of narrative delivery, the relationship between performer and audience, etc.) impacts the creative process and the audience experience.
Select New York Designs Include: Snow Orchid and Money Grubbin’ Whores (Theatre Row), Jasper in Deadland (Prospect Theater), Party In The USA, Victor Frange Presents Gas (Incubator Arts), Dukus (Target Margin Lab), Small World, Sex and Education, The Fabulous Lipitones, Asher Lev (Penguin Rep), Titanic (Westchester Broadway). Additional credits include: Pittsburgh Opera, Flat Rock Playhouse, Florida Repertory, South Carolina Children’s Theatre, North Carolina Stage Company, and Temple Theatre. Television Credits Include: America's Got Talent, The Dr. Oz Show, The TODAY Show, Mysteries of Laura, and Make Me A Supermodel.
Patrick has received the USITT Scenic Design Award, is a winner of the OPERA America Director-Designer Showcase, and a Lincoln Center Director’s Lab Alumni. M.F.A Carnegie Mellon School of Drama. Memberships: Wingspace Theatrical Design Collective, USA 829, Associated Designer of Canada. www.patrickrizzotti.com