BIO

Integrating Circus and Theatre training, Brunella Provvidente earned her MFA in Performance Design from Arizona State University, and a Bachelor's degree in Directing by Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. Recent productions as scenic designer include, Childsplay's Elephant and Piggie's: We are in a Play!, Cinderella with Arizona Opera OperaTunity Program, and The Black Theatre Troupe's latest productions as the resident scenic designer for their 2019-2020 season. In addition to designing for live performance, Brunella also has been creating graphics for the ASU Herberger Institute's MainStage Season, Create Academy Charter School, The Bridge Initiative, and St. Bird Labs

 

RESUME

Set Design

Elephant and Piggie's: We are in a Play!  (Dir. Debra K. Stevens, Childsplay, 2020)

Trouble in Mind  (Dir. Pamela Fields, Black Theatre Troupe, 2020)

Cinderella  (Dir. D. Scott Withers, Arizona Opera OperaTunity Program, 2020)

Black Nativity  (Dir. Walter Belcher, Black Theatre Troupe, 2019)

Breakfast with Mugabe  (Dir. Louis Farber, Black Theatre Troupe, 2019)

Blues in the Night  (Dir. David Hemphill, Black Theatre Troupe, 2019)

Single Black Female  (Dir. David Hemphill, Black Theatre Troupe, 2019)

And in this corner: Cassius Clay  (Dir. Michael Jerome Johnson, Childsplay & Black Theatre Troupe, 2019)

The Nest  (Dir. Megan Flod, Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, 2017)



The Nest: Building a Village  (Dir. Megan Flod, Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles, 2017)

Brooklyn Bridge (Dir. Ricky Araiza, ASU 2015)

Uma Vida Boa  (Dir. Diogo Liberano, Oi Futuro, Rio de Janeiro, 2014)

Before You Ruin It  (Dir. Hal Brooks, ASU, 2014)

Asylum  (Dir. Rachel Bowditch, Ice House, Phoenix, 2013)

 

The Fall of the House of Escher  (Dir. Brian Foley and Megan Weaver, ASU 2013)

 

Soot and Spit  (Dir. Kim Weild, ASU 2013) 

 

SparrowSong  (Dir. Megan Flod, ASU 2013)

 

POVV, co-designed with Anastasia Schneider (Dir. Brian Foley and Megan Weaver, ASU 2012)

 

The House of the Spirits  (Dir. Rachel Bowditch, ASU 2012) 

 

Apenas o Fim do Mundo  (Dir. Brunella Provvidente, Brazil, 2012)

Graphic Design

ASU Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts - Posters and Postcard Design for the MainStage Season productions - 2016 - Ongoing

Create Academy Charter School - Collateral and internal communication materials 2016 - 2019

St. Bird Labs 2018 - Ongoing

The Bridge Initiative 

ASU Interplanetary Initiative - Port of Mars - Poster design 2018

Teaching

Arizona State University, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts - Faculty Associate 2015 - 2016 - THF 215 Design and Composition

Arizona State University, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts - Teaching Assistant 2012 - 2015 - THF 215 Design and Composition

Create Academy Charter School - Director of Student Engagement 2016 - 2019

Create Academy Charter School - Studio Arts Teacher 2016

Costume Design

 

POVV co-designed with Anastasia Schneider (Dir. Brian Foley and Megan Weaver, ASU 2012) 

 

Emmerge! (Dir. Lance Gharavi, ASU 2013 and 2012)

 

Z.É. – Zenas Emprovisadas (Dir. Fernando Caruso, Brazil, 2009 - 2011)

Assistant Costume Designer 

 

Bocón! (production) costume design by Connie Furr, ASU 2012
Turbilhao (production) costume design by Elisa Faulhaber, Brazil 2011
Open Bar (TV series) costume design by Elisa Faulhaber, Brazil 2011
Os Buchas (TV Series) costume design by Elisa Faulhaber, Brazil 2010

 

 

Education 

 

Arizona State University MFA Performance Design, 2015.
UFRJ - Federal university of Rio de Janeiro - Brasil B.A. Directing, 2009.
ENC - National School of Circus - Brasil. Aerial work & Clown, 2009
Mask Making Internship with Zarco Guerrero, 2013

 



Scholarships and Awards


Zoni Award - Set Design for "The House of the Spirits", 2012
Special Talent Award - Arizona State University, 2011 and 2013





Additional Training Skills


AutoCAD 2013 2D AND 3D, Adobe Photoshop CS6, Scenic Painting, Costume Crafts,

Mask Making and Basic Welding.



 

 

BrunellaProvvidente© 2018