Frederica Nascimento

Scenic Designer

Frederica is a designer and artist working in theatre, film and multidisciplinary design in the US and internationally. Being an architect informs her work with a focus on materiality, storytelling and conceptual thinking, creating spaces and environments that are alive and empowered by collaboration. MFA in Scenic and Production Design for Film at NYU/TSOA, scholar with Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, member of the Portuguese Architects Association, Usual Suspect at New York Theatre Workshop, Resident Artist at A Noise Within, USA 829/IATSE. Faculty at LA Pierce College, LA Southwest College, and CSUN. Nominated for NAACP, Ovation and LADCC Awards. Frederica received the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award 2020-2021 in Best Set Design for An Octoroon by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins at the Fountain Theatre. Recent designs: Ghosts directed by Bart DeLorenzo (Odyssey Theatre) and Love And Information directed by Emily Chase (Antaeus Theatre). In production: The Book of Will (A Noise Within). IG:@fredericanascimentodesign