Slide ABOUT US PAOLO FELICI MARIA HARMAN DANA PINTO Scenographer
UK Managing Editor
danapinto@thescenographer.org Editor in chief
Graphic designer
Journalist
Publisher
Associate Editor
pfelici@thescenographer.org mharman@thescenographer.org Dana Pinto studied Foundation Studies in Art and Design at Central Saint Martin’s College of Art, BA (Hons) Theatre Design from Wimbledon School of Art, Post-Graduate Diploma and Master of Arts in Scenography from Birmingham Institute of Art and Design. Having designed the set and costumes on several productions for stages including Bridewell, Stratford Circus, Contact Theatre Manchester, Bloomsbury, the Old Vic, the Queen Elizabeth Hall and Purcell Room at the Royal Festival Hall in London.
It is through her knowledge of Scenography, delivering education and writing new curriculums, that has led her to build the online business ‘School of Scenography’ to empower new, up and coming Scenographers in embarking their journey through Scenography.
Paolo Felici has always held a strong interest in the cinematic arts, which first took root while at university where he attended classes for two years (1974-76) on “History and Critique of Film”. After the degree in Italian Literature, his interest turned principally to art, theatre and publishing.
He created and launched a magazine entitled The Scenographer, a periodical dedicated to designers and directors of stage and screen. He is co-founder of the Study Centre for Scenic Arts (SCSA), an organisation that promotes and fosters initiatives relating to all aspects of the scenic arts.
Maria Harman is a journalist, publisher, associate editor, and textile designer. From 1997 to 2000, she was responsible for the international edition of the magazine on architecture, Multisala International. She founded Harman Publishing Ltd., in 2002, producing magazines and books specialising in production design. Co-founder, together with Paolo Felici, of The Scenographer magazine, and co-founder of the Study Centre for Scenic Arts (SCSA). She manages international relations for the SCSA. She is a member of the National Union of Journalists in the UK.

Slide Leading lights in contemporary theatre

THE SCENOGRAPHER magazine was launched in 2002, the fruit of an idea by a group of Italian and British journalists and academics who had previously collaborated on the publication of a magazine on architecture and film. The decision to publish a periodical celebrating the art of production design was reached following an exclusive interview in London for a feature on the Academy Award-winning film production designer Ken Adam, to whom the pilot issue (number 0) was dedicated.

The American Connection

That same year began a ground-breaking collaboration with the Art Directors Guild and the Set Decorators Society in Los Angeles, for over a period of three years, during which THE SCENOGRAPHER team developed contacts with a great number of American production designers. The magazine was presented for three consecutive years at the prestigious Art Directors Guild Awards, for film production designers the awards ceremony that is second only to the Academy Awards.
Countless contributions from film production designers in the USA added to its contents, among whom: Alex McDowell, Guy Hendrix Dyas, Michael Corenblith, Scott Chambliss, Bo Welch, Stuart Craig, Tom Walsh, Jeannine Oppewall, Grant Major, Patrick Tatopoulos…
SCSA STUDY CENTRE SCENIC ARTS

In 2008, THE SCENOGRAPHER team founded the Study Centre for Scenic Arts (SCSA), a platform for seminars and workshops held in Italy and Great Britain. Three international events in particular stand out, organised in Rome and in London between 2008 and 2010, at which theatre professionals and academics from all over Europe attended. In that same period collaborative projects took root with the British Film Designers Guild and the Society of British Theatre Designers Guild in the UK.   In Italy a number of preeminent theatre designers and directors were celebrated in features and monographic issues, among whom Pier Luigi Pizzi, Dante Ferretti, Pier’Alli, Ezio Frigerio, Danilo Donati and Luciano Damiani, Pieralli…
About Our Story

In 2012, THE SCENOGRAPHER launched a new collection of monographic issues on theatre design. The famed German theatre director, Henning Brockhaus was appointed artistic director of this new series of monographs. Since then, European critics and academics of note have contributed to its contents. Thanks to their expertise THE SCENOGRAPHER continues to be one of the leading journals on stage design in  Europe. The magazine has always been characterized by its elegant graphics and layout, an accurate selection of stunning images and above all by the quality of its articles penned by leading experts.  Today THE SCENOGRAPHER represents a benchmark for everyone who is passionate about scenogaphy,  whether they design, build, teach or study.

Scientific committee

HENNING BROCKHAUS
Director

Henning Brockhaus renowned director, whose prductions have left an indelible mark in the history of modern theatre, such as the legendary "Traviata degli Specchi" (La Traviata of the Mirrrors) with sets designeed by Josef Svoboda. He is one of the most significant contemporary theatre and Opera direcotrs of major theatres around the globe. He is also the artistic director of the prestigious theatrical magazine The Scenographer.

Henning Brockhaus renowned director, whose prductions have left an indelible mark in the history of modern theatre, such as the legendary "Traviata degli Specchi" (La Traviata of the Mirrrors) with sets designeed by Josef Svoboda. He is one of the most significant contemporary theatre and Opera direcotrs of major theatres around the globe. He is also the artistic director of the prestigious theatrical magazine The Scenographer.

Henning Brockhaus renowned director, whose prductions have left an indelible mark in the history of modern theatre, such as the legendary "Traviata degli Specchi" (La Traviata of the Mirrrors) with sets designeed by Josef Svoboda. He is one of the most significant contemporary theatre and Opera direcotrs of major theatres around the globe. He is also the artistic director of the prestigious theatrical magazine The Scenographer.

GABRIELLA PESCUCCI
COSTUME DESIGNER

Gabriella Pescucci costume designer has worked with directors Pier Paolo Pasolini, Federico Fellini, Sergio Leone, Terry Gilliam, Martin Scorsese, Tim Burton and Neil Jordan.[2] In 1994, she won the Oscar for Best Costume Design for the 1993 film The Age of Innocence. In addition to her film and television work she has designed for the Opera, notably La Traviata at La Scala, Un ballo in maschera at the Kennedy Centre in Washington, D.C., and La bohème in Florence.

Gabriella Pescucci costume designer has worked with directors Pier Paolo Pasolini, Federico Fellini, Sergio Leone, Terry Gilliam, Martin Scorsese, Tim Burton and Neil Jordan.[2] In 1994, she won the Oscar for Best Costume Design for the 1993 film The Age of Innocence. In addition to her film and television work she has designed for the Opera, notably La Traviata at La Scala, Un ballo in maschera at the Kennedy Centre in Washington, D.C., and La bohème in Florence.

Gabriella Pescucci costume designer has worked with directors Pier Paolo Pasolini, Federico Fellini, Sergio Leone, Terry Gilliam, Martin Scorsese, Tim Burton and Neil Jordan.[2] In 1994, she won the Oscar for Best Costume Design for the 1993 film The Age of Innocence. In addition to her film and television work she has designed for the Opera, notably La Traviata at La Scala, Un ballo in maschera at the Kennedy Centre in Washington, D.C., and La bohème in Florence.

VINCENT BOUSSARD
DIRECTOR

After his debut as stage director at the Studio Theatre of the Comédie-Française in 1999, Vincent Boussard decided to devote himself to opera. First a specialist for early opera, he became known for his versions of romantic operas, sometimes in international collaboration. His staging of Massenet's Manon was presented at the Vilnius National Opera, the San Francisco Opera and the Korea National Opera. His production of Bellini's I puritani was shown at the Opéra Royal de Wallonie and the Oper Frankfurt.

BEOWULF BORITT
SET AND COSTUME DESIGNER

Beowulf Boritt is currently represented on Broadway by Sankoff & Hein’s Come From Away directed by Chris Ashley. He designed the Tony Award® winning set for James Lapine’s Act One. He has also received Tony Award® nominations for his designs for Evan Cabnet’s production of Therese Raquin and Susan Stroman’s production of Kander and Ebb’s The Scottsboro Boys. He designed David Thompson’s Prince of Broadway and Alfred Uhry’s LoveMusik on Broadway for Harold Prince.

PAOLO BOSISIO
DIRECTOR

Paolo Bosisio is an Italian director, screenwriter and academic. He has published 23 books and a hundred or so essays in the scientific field of theatre, with particular reference to the 18th and 20th centuries, and has taught, in addition to Milan, at the University of the Sorbonne, Paris III, and at others for shorter periods in many countries of the world. He has served as artistic director in some traditional theatres in Italy, including the Teatro del Vittoriale in
Gardone Riviera and the Teatro Giacosa in Ivrea, and at several international Opera and Dance festivals.

Paolo Bosisio is an Italian director, screenwriter and academic. He has published 23 books and a hundred or so essays in the scientific field of theatre, with particular reference to the 18th and 20th centuries, and has taught, in addition to Milan, at the University of the Sorbonne, Paris III, and at others for shorter periods in many countries of the world. He has served as artistic director in some traditional theatres in Italy, including the Teatro del Vittoriale in
Gardone Riviera and the Teatro Giacosa in Ivrea, and at several international Opera and Dance festivals.

Paolo Bosisio is an Italian director, screenwriter and academic. He has published 23 books and a hundred or so essays in the scientific field of theatre, with particular reference to the 18th and 20th centuries, and has taught, in addition to Milan, at the University of the Sorbonne, Paris III, and at others for shorter periods in many countries of the world. He has served as artistic director in some traditional theatres in Italy, including the Teatro del Vittoriale in
Gardone Riviera and the Teatro Giacosa in Ivrea, and at several international Opera and Dance festivals.

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