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Frederica Nascimento
Frederica is a Scenic and Costume Designer who works in theatre, opera, dance and film. She is the recipient of numerous awards and received her MFA from Tisch School of the Arts / NYU with the J. S. Seidman Award for Excellence in Design. She is a scholar with the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Luso-American Foundation and a member of the Portuguese Architects Association. Frederica has worked with directors José Álvaro Morais, Manoel de Oliveira, Wim Wenders, Pina Bausch, Robert Wilson, Jane Campion, João César Monteiro, Rogério de Carvalho, Nuno Carinhas, João Mota, Paulo Ribeiro, José Nascimento, João Canijo, Nuno M. Cardoso, Ruben Polendo, Abraham Celaya, Annie Kaufman, Will Pomerantz, Julia Frodahl, Heather Woodbury, among others, in several theatres in Portugal, NY and LA. She is the art director on numerous projects for the musical group Edison Woods. Frederica has been collaborating with Johannes Wieland Dance Company since 2002, and she was a Design Fellow for the New York Theatre Workshop, afterwards invited to become a Usual Suspect: a member of its community of artists.

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