Patrick Rizzotti is a scenic designer working in theatre, opera, dance, and television. He has a strong interest in new works and highly collaborative projects that blur the traditional lines between director, designer, performer, and audience. The focus of his work is visual storytelling and creating innovative worlds that help express the idea of the story through the use of the space.
New York Designs Include: Snow Orchid,Money Grubbin’ Whores (Theatre Row), Jasper in Deadland (Prospect Theater), On The Other Side of the River (Here), Sex and Education, The Fabulous Lipitones (Penguin Rep), Titanic (Westchester Broadway), Party In The USA and Victor Frange Presents Gas (Incubator Arts Project, NYC), Dukus (Target Margin Lab). Other Companies Include: Pittsburgh Opera, Flat Rock Playhouse, Florida Repertory Theatre., South Carolina Children’s Theatre, North Carolina Stage Compnay.
Patrick has received the 2014 USITT Scenic Design Award, is a winner of the 2013 OPERA America Director-Designer Showcase, and a Lincoln Center Director’s Lab Alumni. Patrick holds a Master of Fine Arts from Carnegie Mellon School of Drama and is a member of USA 829.