Alan Del Vecchio
Bennington, Vt 05201

Tele: cell/vmail:
Email: contact page

Age: 67, Married, Vietnam Era Veteran
Height 5' 10" Weight 180 lbs
IATSE Local 311

Skills and Experience

Theater:
Technical Director, Master Carpenter, Shop Foreman, facilities manager, scenery design, some lighting design: layout, carpentry, welding (mig, stick, acetylene cutting; steel, some aluminum), drafting (pencil/AutoCad/someVectorWorks), mechanics, electric, scene painting.
Residential/commercial construction:
Residential remodeling/additions business owner, commercial construction foreman, furniture design; carpentry (rough and finish), window and door installation, cabinetry and furniture, masonry, some brick,ceramic tile, siding and roofing (some slate), ceramic tile and bath remodels, lite plumbing, electric, prefab greenhouse installation, wood stove/chimney installation.
Arts:
Photography, drawing, painting.
Computer literate:
Macintosh/PC; Photoshop, some spreadsheet, database, project management, AutoCad/someVectorWorks, web design (HTML, some java script).




Updated February 2014

Aug 04 - present      Lead Carpenter     Adirondack Studios, Argyle, NY 


July 08 - Sept 08      Draftsman       Global Scenic Services, Bridgeport, CT 


  • Celebrity Broadway, Celebrity Cruise Lines
  • To Be or Not To BE, Manhattan Theater Club
  • Damn Yankees, City Center
April 07 - Aug 07      Technical Designer (Draftsman)      Adirondack Studios, Argile, NY 


  • Little Mermaid
  • Margaret Garner, NYCO
  • Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci, NYCO
Aug 03 - Mar 04      Shop Foreman     Black Walnut, Garnerville, NY 


 




April 02 - Aug 03      Carpenter/welder      Hudson Scenic Studio, Yonkers, NY 

Mama Mia (Tony awards),  The Producers (tour),  Mama Mia  (Las Vegas), Flower Drum Song, 
Man of La Mancha , La Bohemme on Broadway , Moving Out , Happy Days (Cherry Lane Theater)
     					

Nov 99 - Mar 03     Production Foreman    Centerline Studios, Cornwall, New York


Responsibilities:
 
  • Working from design drawings and consultation with designers and production staff develop construction plans and draft working drawings.
  • Determine material requirements and order materials.
  • Do site surveys.
  • Layout for construction.
  • Assign jobs and supervise construction.
  • Maintain liaison with other shops and venues involved in projects.
  • Prepare pieces for shipping; supervise loading trucks.
  • Advise at venue during installation.
Selected Shows: Designer * lead/layout full show
  • Aida Antonio Mastromattei The Washington Opera
  • L'amore dei tre re Troy Hourie Sarasota Opera
  • Die Fledermaus David P. Gordon Sarasota Opera
  • *YES Network Studio David Weller
  • *Carpetbaggers Children Jeff Cowey Mitzi Newhouse Theater
  • *Chaucer in Rome Alexander Dodge Mitzi Newhouse Theater
  • *Ten Unknowns Frank Funicello Mitzi Newhouse Theater
  • *The Flying Dutchman Giles Cadel New York City Opera
  • 42nd Street Douglas Schmidt The Ford Center
  • *Old Money Thomas Lynch Mitzi Newhouse Theater
  • La Bohemme Alan Moyer Glimmerglass Opera/NYCO
  • Rinaldo Anthony Baker New York City Opera
  • Roberto Devereaux Andrew Lieberman New York City Opera
  • *Spinning the Butter John Lee Beatty Mitzi Newhouse Theater
  • Uncle Vanya Tony Walton Brooks Atkinson Theater
  • *Clemenza de Tito Thomas Lynch New York City Opera
  • *Time of the Cuckoo James Noone Mitzi Newhouse Theater
  • *The Dead David Jenkins Belasco Theater

Sept 92 - Nov 99      Performing Arts Manager/Drama Technical Director/Scene Shop Supervisor  Bennington College , Bennington, Vermont
 


Responsibilities:

  • Identify and resolve all maintenance, safety, audience and production issues within the theater complex.
  • Establish and maintain a safe and productive work environment in the scene shop and theaters.
  • Hire, train, schedule and supervise student work study crews.
  • Specify and supervise all overhead rigging in the theaters and trap removal/replacement.
  • Configure audience seating in the ‘black box’ theaters.
  • Specify, procure and maintain all theatrical, dance, shop and drafting equipment and supplies.
  • Complete all projects deemed too difficult for student crews.
  • Administrate and assign drama student ‘production labs’ (production work assignments).
  • Working from design drawings and consultation with student and faculty designers develop
  • construction plans and draft working drawings.
  • Determine material requirements and order materials.
  • Layout for construction.
  • Assign jobs and supervise construction.
  • Supervise in theater installations.
  • Teach workshops and classes in woodworking, stage craft, metal work/welding, drafting and rendering, scene painting and shop/theater safety.

Selected Shows:

Roberto Zucco, Spring Awakening, New Anatomies, Three Penny Opera , Death and the Maiden, The Breasts of Tiresius, The Coronation of Poppea, Criminals in Love, Major Barbara (Design also) , Troy Women, Blue Monday
Aug 86 - Aug 92 Freelance Carpenter, Theater Technician, Residential Construction

  • Centerline Studios, Cornwall, NY
  • Theater Machine, Paterson, NJ
  • East Coast Theater Supply, Cornwall, NY
  • J. Patterson Scenic, North Bergen, NJ
  • Doclo Fabricators, Cornwall, NY
Responsibilities:
  • Layout, carpentry, metal work/welding and fabrication of theatrical scenery.
  • Work from design drawings. Selected shows:

     Intermezzo (NYCO, 1999), Phantom of the Opera, Chess, Starlight Express, Captains Courageous the Musical(Ford’s Theater),
     The Wizard of Oz (Papermill Playhouse), 110 in the  Shade (NYCO), Avery Fischer renovation, Me and My Girl, 
    Broadway Bound, Miss Saigon, La Bete, Death and the King’s Horseman,  Cats  (national tour).


    Oct 77 - Aug 86 Freelance Design, Technical Director, Master Carpenter, Residential/Commercial Construction

    • Syracuse Stage , Syracuse, NY Props Carpenter
    • Pennsylvania Center Stage, State College, PA Master Carpenter
    • Main Street Theater , Houston, TX Design/Technical Director
    • Chocolate Bayou Theater, Houston, TX Master Carpenter
    • Alley Theater , Houston, TX Master Carpenter
    • Crossroads Theater Company, New Brunswick, NJ Technical Director
    • Genesis Repertory Company, Paterson, NJ Design/Technical Director
    • Walker Gregory Construction, Boca Raton, FL Carpenter/foreman


    Military:
    May 66 - Nov 69 U.S. Air Force Weapons Mechanic (46250) Rank at separation: Sergeant (E4).
    Responsibilities:
    • Aircraft Weapons System Maintenance. Electrical and mechanical weapons release, arming and firing systems maintenance, troubleshooting and repair.
    • Aircraft Weapons Loading.
    • Squadron Training. Responsible for training new crews and periodic proficiency checks.
    Education
    
    
    • 1965-66 School of Visual Arts, New York, NY Fine Arts 1972-73 Photography
    • 1967-68 The University of Maryland, Extension Art History
    • 1978-80 Mason Gross School of the Arts
      Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ Theater Design
    • 1998-2000 Johnson State College External Degree Program Johnson, Vt