Patrick Rizzotti is an associate professor at the University of British Columbia and maintains an active design practice. His process is highly collaborative, and his work investigates boundaries and rules, transformation and surprise, and the shifting expectations of the audience and performer.
Design credits include numerous world premieres, Off-Broadway productions, and designs throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. T.V. credits include Art Direction for America's Got Talent, The Dr. Oz Show, and The Today Show.
He was on WSD 2022 Organizing Committee and was the Co-Exhibition Designer & Multiple Realities Coordinator. He is also an active USITT member, currently serving as Chair of the International Activities Committee and Associate Artistic Director for U.S.A.'s 2025 P.Q. exhibitions.
Special Recognitions include: receiving the USITT Scenic Design Award, winning the OPERA America Director-Designer Showcase, and being a Lincoln Center Director's Lab Alumni. M.F.A.: Carnegie Mellon School of Drama. Memberships: IATSE ADC 659 and USA 829. www.patrickrizzotti.com