An overview of Mark DeChiazza's current and past projects.
Updates on Mark DeChiazza's current projects and events.
Biographical information on Mark DeChiazza with links to downloads of bio, resume, headshot, and teaching resume.
Information and media for Amy Beth Kirsten's Colombine's Paradise Theatre, a music-theater work performed by eighth blackbird, with production directed and designed by Mark DeChiazza, costumes by Sylvianne Shurman, lighting by Mary Ellen Stebbins.
Information and media for Pulitzer-winning composer John Luther Adams' SILA, a massive site-specific work for 80 musicians commissioned by Lincoln Center Out of Doors and Mostly Mozart Festival 2014. Choreography and visual presentation by Mark DeChiazza
(In development) Info on Orpheus Unsung—a collaboration between Mark DeChiazza and composer Steven Mackey, this multi-media "opera" features projected films. The voice of Orpheus—the electric guitar—leads the stage through a dark journey of separation, descent and transformation.
Info on Quixote, a work in development. DeChiazza and Amy Beth Kirsten again join forces to create this evening-length music-theater work.
Information, press, and a video excerpt for strange pilgrims, a film installation component for Amy Beth Kirsten's work for chorus and orchestra directed and edited by Mark DeChiazza.
Info for Five Beasts, a music-theater work in development featuring Rinde Eckert, Ned Rothenberg, and Adam Matta, directed and designed by Mark DeChiazza. Premiered at at Les Subsistances in Lyon, France in March 2015.
Music video commissioned by New York Polyphony for Richard Rodney Bennett's A Colloquoy With God, which he composed for the group shortly before his death.
Information, media and press links for Jonathan Berger's Visitations: Theotokia and The War Reporter, with video projection design by Mark DeChiazza.
Information on The Exchange, a film version of Andrea Mazzariello's music/memoir/performance-work directed and edited by Mark DeChiazza.
Information, media, and press for Eighth Blackbird's production of Pierrot Lunaire, directed and designed by Mark DeChiazza.
Information, press, and link to full-length streaming video of Mark DeChiazza's film version of So Percussion's performing composer Steven Mackey's It Is Time.
Information, media and press links for Anthony Davis's opera Lear on the 2nd Floor, directed by Mark DeChiazza.
Information and press for JIHAE, with sample content from video projections designed by Mark DeChiazza.
Information, press, and media samples from Slide, composed by Steven Mackey, text by Rinde Eckert, directed by Mark DeChiazza. Performed by Eckert, Mackey, and Eighth Blackbird ensemble.
Information, video trailer, and press for Prelude to the End, composed by Steven Mackey with film and installation by Mark DeChiazza. Performed by SOLI Ensemble.
Information, media, and press for fashion label pas de calais' NYC event introducing SS15 collection for fashion week. Mark DeChiazza designed and fabricated set, curated and integrated live musical performance, and staged the 15 models.
Information, media and press about Mark DeChiazza's work with Bang on a Can's Asphalt Orchestra.
Information on Mark DeChiazza's work as stage director of Philip Glass's Another Look at Harmony, presented at The Park Avenue Armory.
Information for Transient Glory: Spotlight on Composer Missy Mazzoli, a staged concert performance for 50 young singers from Francisco Nunez's Young People's Chorus of NYC, and Missy Mazzoli's band Victoire
Information on Princeton course co-taught by Mark DeChiazza and Steven Mackey.
Information and press for the Princeton One Act Opera Project, directed by Mark DeChiazza.
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