David Bengali

Résumé


Theatre Design

612 W 137th St. #23 • New York, NY 10031 • dbengali@gmail.com • 609-364-0048

Projection Designs / Animation - Selected:
Anna Akhmatova Donald T. Sanders Brooklyn Academy of Music / ERC New York, NY
The New 42nd St Gala (2015, 2016) Jeff Whiting The New Victory New York, NY
Assembled Identity Kristin Marting HERE Arts Center New York, NY
Jules Verne: From The Earth to the Moon Donald T. Sanders Brooklyn Academy of Music / ERC New York, NY
Square Peg Round Hole Andy Paris,
Anushka Paris-Carter
Tectonic Theater Project New York, NY
The Sorrows of Young Werther Donald T. Sanders ERC / Symphony Space New York, NY
Ring Of Fire Jimmy Maize Endstation Theatre Company Lynchburg, VA
R/Evolution Richard St. George Robert Moss Theater New York, NY
The Golden Drum Year Simón Hanukai Radical Evolution / University Settlement New York, NY
Van Gogh's Ear Donald T. Sanders Ensemble for the Romantic Century Gr. Barrington, MA
Two Point Oh Michael Unger The Active Theater / 59E59 New York, NY
The Orion Experience: Children of the Stars Travis Greisler Ryan Bogner/Daryl Roth - XL Nightclub New York, NY
I Forgive You Ronald Reagan Charles Abbott Cesa Entertainment - Theatre Row New York, NY
Marie Christine Raymond Zilberberg Columbia Stages - 3LD New York, NY
Dis/Orient Hansol Jung Yin Mei Dance - Asia Society New York, NY
From Broadway with Love Michael Unger Benefit for Sandy Hook - Palace Theatre Stamford, CT
The Sensational Josephine Baker Ian Streicher Emerging Artists Theater - Theatre Row New York, NY
A Single Ride Ephrat Asherie Dixon Place New York, NY
#Mormoninchief Austin Regan Kraine Theater New York, NY
Six, by Zohar Tirosh-Polk Ian Morgan Jewish Plays Project New York, NY
State of Play Brandon Bales Online TV Program - Title Sequence (animation)
Lady Business J. Grace / R. Whitehurst Online TV Program - Title Sequence (animation)
The Dudleys Steven Gridley Theater for the New City New York, NY
Population:8 Marc Weitz The Process Group - Soho Playhouse New York, NY
Reggie Watts - F*** S*** Stack Duncan Skiles Comedy Central - Music Video (animation)
Aurus Mindanao Miguel Braganza II Samsung Experience New York, NY
Evolution Patricia Buckley touring various
As We Speak Tom Berger Re: Directions Theatre Co. New York, NY
Nobody Suspects a Butterfly Christine Henry Royal Family Productions NewYork, NY
Edward II Tom Berger Re: Directions Theatre Co. NewYork, NY
I'll Take You There Jonathan Hollander Battery Dance Company - touring various / internatl
Lighting + Projection Designs - Selected:
Rest Upon The Wind Simón Hanukai Skirball Center / Creative Projects Group / Ali Matar New York, NY
The Tempest Jimmy Maize CSC - The Young Company New York, NY
The Tooth of Crime Maridee Slater Connelly Theater New York, NY
Look Upon Our Lowliness David Mendizábal The Movement Theater Co -
Harlem School of the Arts Theater
New York, NY
Dedalus Lounge Christine Henry Royal Family Productions New York, NY
3D Hamlet Nicola Murphy Fundamental Theater Co. - Edinburgh Fringe Edinburgh, UK
Trans-Euro Express Christine Henry Fundamental Theater Co. - Irish Arts Center New York, NY
Hidden Fees Raphael Schklowsky Studio 6 of Moscow Art Theater - Cherry Lane New York, NY
Wayang Blues Carlos Fittante Ballet Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA
Lighting Designs - Selected:
The People Vs. Jamal Jackson Jamal Jackson Dance Co. New York, NY
Hair Jimmy Maize Whitman College Walla Walla, WA
Kill Me Like You Mean It Jon Stancato Stolen Chair Theatre Co. New York, NY
Cavalleria Rusticana / Pagliacci Martha Collins Tri Cities Opera Binghamton, NY
Jomama Jones: Radiate Kym Moore Soho Rep New York, NY
Bask in the Shade Jamal Jackson Jamal Jackson Dance Co. New York, NY
Clybourne Park Pamela Berlin NYU Graduate Acting New York, NY
Camino Real Shana Cooper NYU Graduate Acting New York, NY
Birthday Triage Simón Hanukai Columbia Stages New York, NY
Footprints From My Head's Rhythm Jamal Jackson Jamal Jackson Dance Co. New York, NY
Festenmacher Robert Woodruff NYU Graduate Acting New York, NY
Safe Home Christine Henry Royal Family Productions New York, NY
Voice Hearers Jonathan Hollander Battery Dance Co. NY / international
The Balancing Act Lisa Race, Ani Javian, etc. Propel Her Dance Co. New York, NY
Die Fledermaus Ira Siff Opera New Jersey - McCarter Theater + others New Jersey
Nobody Suspects a Butterfly Christine Henry Royal Family Productions New York, NY
To Barcelona! Elyzabeth Gorman Ignited States - The Workshop Theater New York, NY
Hidden Fees Raphael Schklowsky Studio 6: Moscow Art Theater - Cherry Lane New York, NY
Dancing to Connect Jonathan Hollander Battery Dance Co. / touring Germany
This Place Called Home Jamal Jackson Jamal Jackson Dance Co. New York, NY
Does Anyone Know S. Paisner? Elyzabeth Gorman Intravenous Theater New York, NY
Rigoletto Michael Scarola Opera New Jersey - McCarter Theater + others New Jersey
My Dinner With Antosha Adam Muskin Studio 6: Moscow Art Theater - The Kraine New York, NY
Time Travel Janaki Patrik Kathak Ensemble - Ailey Citigroup Theater New York, NY
Baris off Broadway Carlos Fittante BALAM Dance Theater - DNA New York, NY
Gianni Schicchi/Savirtri Bill Fabris Westminster Choir College Princeton, NJ
Starting Here, Starting Now Nathan Brewer Westminster Conservatory New York, NY
Fear Up Joe Brady Democracy Cell Project - DNA New York, NY
United We Stand Jamal Jackson Jamal Jackson Dance Co. New York, NY
The Wiz Nathan Brewer Westminster Choir College Princeton, NJ
The Cherry Orchard Shira Milikowski Columbia University New York, NY
Images of a Union Jamal Jackson Jamal Jackson Dance Co. New York, NY
L'enfant et les Sortileges/Bataclan David Grabarkewitz New Jersey Opera Theater Princeton, NJ
Albert Herring Mark Verzatt New Jersey Opera Theater Princeton, NJ
Don Giovanni Scott Altman New Jersey Opera Theater Princeton, NJ
Scenes from American Life Marisol Rosa-Shapiro Princeton Summer Theater Princeton, NJ
Proof Jed Peterson Princeton Summer Theater Princeton, NJ
Comp. Shakespeare Abridged Marisol Rosa-Shapiro Princeton Summer Theater Princeton, NJ
Lighting + Set Designs - Selected:
Jupiter Simón Hanukai Superhero Clubhouse / La MaMa New York, NY
Quantum Poetics Jon Stancato Stolen Chair Theatre Co. New York, NY
Theater is Dead and So Are You Jon Stancato Stolen Chair Theatre Co. New York, NY
The Accidental Patriot Jon Stancato Stolen Chair Theatre Co. New York, NY
Savage in Limbo Bryan Close The Process Group New York, NY
Kinderspiel Jon Stancato Stolen Chair Theatre Co. New York, NY
Commedia dellArtemesia Jon Stancato Stolen Chair Theatre Co. NY and PA
Kill Me Like You Mean It Jon Stancato Stolen Chair Theatre Co. New York, NY
Stage Kiss Jon Stancato Stolen Chair Theatre Co. New York, NY
The Man Who Laughs Jon Stancato Stolen Chair Theatre Co. New York, NY
Picasso at the Lapin Agile Marisol Rosa-Shapiro Princeton Summer Theater New York, NY
Private Lives Jonathon Elliott Princeton Summer Theater Princeton, NJ
Assistant and Associate Designs - Selected:
Dear Evan Hansen (Assoc Projection Des) Des: Peter Nigrini Michael Greif / Arena Stage, 2econd Stage, Broadway various
The Layover (Asst Projection Des) Des: Jeff Sugg Trip Cullman / 2econd Stage New York, NY
The SpongeBob Musical (Assoc Projection Des) Des: Peter Nigrini Tina Landau / Oriental Theatre Chicago, IL
Invisible Thread (Assoc Projection Des) Des: Peter Nigrini Diane Paulus / Second Stage New York, NY
Amélie (Projections Assoc.) Des: Peter Nigrini Pam MacKinnon / Berkeley Rep Berkeley, CA
The Last Ship (Assoc Projection Des) Lighting Des: Chris Akerlind Joe Mantello / Broadway New York, NY
Witness Uganda (Assoc Projection Des) Des: Peter Nigrini Diane Paulus / American Repertory Theater Cambridge, MA
A Night w/ Janis Joplin (Asst Projection Des) Des: Darrel Maloney Randy Johnson / Broadway New York, NY
La Donna Del Lago (Assoc Projection Des) Des: Driscoll Otto Paul Curran / Metropolitan Opera New York, NY
Baden Baden 1927 (Assoc Projection Des) Des: Driscoll Otto Paul Curran / Gotham Chamber Opera New York, NY
Far From Heaven (Asst Projection Des) Des: Peter Nigrini Michael Greif / Playwrights Horizons New York, NY
Here Lies Love (Projections Assoc.) Des: Peter Nigrini Alex Timbers / The Public Theater New York, NY
Rent (Asst Projection Des) Des: Peter Nigrini Michael Greif / Revival - New World Stages New York, NY
Little Nemo (Assoc. Projection Des) Set Des: Michael Schweikardt Sarasota Opera Sarasota, FL
Flashdance (Asst Projection Des) Des: Peter Nigrini Sergio Trujillo national tour
Fun Home (Projections Asst.) Des: Jeff Sugg, Jim Findlay Sam Gold / The Public lab New York, NY
The Seagull (Asst Lighting Des) Des: Chris Studley Brian Mertes / Lake Lucille Chekhov New City, NY
Home (Asst Lighting Des) Des: Thomas Dunn Noemie LaFrance / Sens Productions Brookyln, NY
Silesian Dance Fest. (Lighting Supervisor) Des: Barry Steele Battery Dance Co. - Silesian Dance Theater Bytom, Poland
Summerfest (Asst Lighting Des) Des: Barry Steele Opera New Jersey - McCarter Princeton, NJ
Asia Tour 06 (Lighting Supervisor) Des: Barry Steele Battery Dance Co. - various 8 Asian cities
Split Wide Open (Assoc Lighting Design) Des: Lucrecia Briceno Lisa Rothe / SPF - Theatre Row New York, NY
Art Installations:
NetWork - interactive sculpture - aluminum, fluorescent lighting, electronics Burning Man festival (honorarium grant recipient)
Handbath - interactive sculpture - fiberglass and electronics. Burning Man festival (honorarium grant recipient)
The Encampment, by Thom Sokoloski - creative collaborator Roosevelt Island, NY
Additional Skills:
VectorWorks, Lightwright 5, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, Premiere, Cinema 4D, Computer Programming
Drivers License, Current Passport
Languages: basic German, basic Italian
Education:
New York University - MFA Design for Stage and Film
Princeton University - BSE Computer Science, Program in Theater and Dance, Program in Italian Lang. & Culture
Affiliations:
Member: Local USA 829