nina marie attinello

Space changes people. 

And I'm here to build the space. 

 

As a designer and visual dramaturg my work is driven by an intense passion for experimentation, radical play, and meticulous critical analysis. I believe in collaboration that is kind, joyful, daring, ethical, and intellectually rigorous.  

Since graduating from NYU Tisch ('19) with a double major in Drama and English I have worked as an Electrics Apprentice at Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago, IL for their 2019-2020 season and then as an Electrics Apprentice at The Juilliard School for their 2020-2021 season. I am now working as a freelance designer and writer for film and theatre. 

 

Through my designs I am constantly questioning conventions of both aesthetics and form to find a visual vocabulary that is intentional and specific to each new work and the communities it engages.

 

I love worlds rich in wonder and mystery that are active collaborators with the text and the performers and I am extremely inspired by horror, literature, and architecture. 

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