David Bengali

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David Bengali • Theatre and Media Design

dbengali@gmail.com

Projection and Video Designs / Animation - Selected:
Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical Lucy Moss Seaview Productions streaming
The Visitor (upcoming) Daniel Sullivan The Public Theater New York, NY
1776 (upcoming) Diane Paulus The American Repertory Theatre Cambridge, MA
Twilight: Los Angeles 1992 (upcoming) Taibi Magar Signature Theatre New York, NY
Common feat. Black Thought & PJ- Say Peace Awoye Timpo, April Maxey The Tonight Show w/ Jimmy Fallon broadcast
Bollywood Kitchen Arpita Mukherjee Geffen Playhouse / Hypokrit streaming
Circle Jerk Rory Pelsue Fake Friends streaming
Only You Will Recognize the Signal Kristin Marting HERE streaming
In The MOment Ephrat Asherie/Mo Willems The Kennedy Center film
We Live In Cairo Taibi Magar The American Repertory Theatre Cambridge, MA
Einstein's Dreams (Drama Desk Nom.) Cara Reichel Prospect Theater Co / 59E59 New York, NY
Looking At You Kristin Marting HERE / Opera On Tap New York, NY
Girls, by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins Lileana Blain-Cruz Yale Rep New Haven, CT
Bound Ashley Tata Fresh Squeezed Opera / Baruch PAC New York, NY
Kid Prince and Pablo Pirronne Yousefzadeh The Kennedy Center Washington, DC
Maestro Donald T. Sanders ERC @ The Duke on 42nd St New York, NY
Dataprint (installation/experience) Simón Hanukai Kaimera Productions / The Tech Museum San Jose, CA
Emily Dickinson-Because I Could Not Stop Donald T. Sanders ERC @ Signature Theatre New York, NY
The Great Leap Taibi Magar Atlantic Theater Company New York, NY
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein Donald T. Sanders ERC @ Signature Theatre New York, NY
Conference of the Birds Wendy Jehlen Boston Center for the Arts, Arts Emerson Boston, MA
Rockin' Road To Dublin Jeff Whiting National Tour various
Frankenstein Joel Ferrell Dallas Theater Center Dallas, TX
Van Gogh's Ear (Drama Desk Nom.) Donald T. Sanders ERC @ Signature Theatre New York, NY
Legendale: A New Musical John Simpkins Human Race Theater Co. Dayton, OH
Uncommon Sense Andy Paris,
Anushka Paris-Carter
Tectonic Theater Project New York, NY /
Cedar Falls, IA
The Dreyfus Affair Donald T. Sanders Brooklyn Academy of Music / ERC New York, NY
Assembled Identity Kristin Marting HERE Arts Center New York, NY
Spill Leigh Fondakowski Ensemble Studio Theatre New York, NY
The Temple Bombing Jimmy Maize Alliance Theatre Atlanta, GA
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
Jules Verne: From The Earth to the Moon Donald T. Sanders Brooklyn Academy of Music / ERC 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 New York, NY
Two Point Oh Michael Unger The Active Theater / 59E59 New York, NY
The Orion Experience: Children of the Stars Travis Greisler Daryl Roth/Ryan Bogner / 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
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 online
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 international tour
Lighting + Projection Designs - Selected:
Rest Upon The Wind Simón Hanukai Skirball Center / Creative Projects Group / Ali Matar New York, NY
The Tempest Jimmy Maize Classic Stage 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
Assistant and Associate Designs - Selected:
Beetlejuice (Assoc Projection Des) Des: Peter Nigrini Alex Timbers / National Theater DC, Broadway various
Dear Evan Hansen (Assoc Projection Des) Des: Peter Nigrini Michael Greif / Arena Stage, 2econd Stage, Broadway various
Last Week Tonight (Content creation) Des: David Weiner HBO broadcast
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 (Assoc Projection Des) Des: Peter Nigrini Pam MacKinnon / Berkeley Rep / Broadway 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 (Assoc. Projection Des) Des: Peter Nigrini Alex Timbers / The Public Theater NY/ Seattle Rep various
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
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)
Fellowships and Awards:
Princeton Arts Fellowship (2017-2019)
Drama Desk Nomination: Van Gogh's Ear - Outstanding Projection Design (2018)
Drama Desk Nomination: Einstein's Dreams - Outstanding Projection Design (2020)
Drama League Nomination: Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical (2021)
Drama League Nomination: Circle Jerk (2021)
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
Software Development:
Vectorworks Plugins: Projector Beam Tools
Adobe Plugins: LTCPrinter