Jared Mezzocchi is a multimedia director and designer for live multimedia performances. He holds an MFA at Brooklyn College for Performance and Interactive Media Arts. Jared is a recent recipient of a Princess Grace Theater Fellowship (Nominated through HERE Arts Center, NYC) as the first Projection Designer to ever receive the honor. He also won BEST ORIGINAL PLAY in the NH Theater Awards for his adaptation of THE LOST WORLD at Andy’s Summer Playhouse. As a video designer, Jared is currently designing A TRIP TO THE MOON at Synetic
Theater (Opens December 6). Recent credits include: The Mountaintop (Milwaukee Rep), The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity (Woolly Mammoth Theater), Astro Boy (Studio Theater) and The Glass Menagerie (Arena Stage, DC). Jared continues touring nationally and internationally with Caden Manson’s Big Art Group (THE PEOPLE, FLESHTONE, SOS, THE SLEEP, CITYRAMA), and has recently worked with The Builders Association (Jet Lag 2010), Rob Roth (Screen Test), Untitled Theater Company #61 (Hiroshima: Crucible of Light, Velvet Oratorio, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?), and 3 Legged Dog (Outdoor Projections, SPYGARBO 2011, New Georges GERM project).
Jared also has directed at Andy’s Summer Playhouse in Wilton, NH (The BFG, The Lost World 2011, Dick Tracy 2010, Donkey Xote 2009) and continues to direct original works throughout the NYC area (Stoplight 2007, Projectionist 2010, Poppa God Bless 2011/12). Jared is a member of the HARP Residency at HERE Arts Center in NYC, where he will be designing Christine Evans’ YOU ARE DEAD. YOU ARE HERE. in June 2013 and TRADE PRACTICES with Kristin Marting in Fall 2013. Jared has taught multimedia courses at NYU’s Playwrights Horizons and the Performance and Interactive Media Arts MFA program at Brooklyn College. As of this Fall, Jared moved to Washington D.C. to begin creating a curriculum in Projection Design at the University of Maryland’s (College Park) Theater Department, both Undergraduate and Graduate Levels.
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