Michael Mell

Michael Mell

Cold Spring, NV, US



Over the course of 28 years I have consulted with a variety of perple, often with disparate agendas and in different cultural situation. This has allowed be to develop project management skills and "people" skills critical to the sucess of a project. These include: consensus building, conflict resolution, negotiation, building strategic alliances and making friends.

As a theater consultant I have worked on projects in the US, Canada, France, Switzerland, Brazil, Mexico and South Korea.


Theater Design Inc, Cold Spring, NY, US, Managing Director

Determine client goals and objectives. Develop planning strategies and relationships with municipalities, architects, engineers and contractors. Advocate for clients and end-users on large-scale projects. Create and deliver proposals. Marketing and sales

Nov 1999 - current

Artec Consultants, New York, NY, US, Director of Theater Consulting

Responsible for all active theater projects. Marketing and general sales. Supervised and mentored junior staff.

Sep 1995 - Nov 1999

.Freelance Designer, New York, NY, US, Designer

Designed lighting for stage and television

Sep 1994 - Sep 1995

Robert Lorelli Associates, Amityville, NY, US, Associate

Preparation of budgets, bids, shop drawing review, construction administration and commissioning. Trained technical and administrative staff. Assisted marketing and general sales.

Sep 1990 - Aug 1994


Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, US, Masters, Theater Lighting

Stage lighting, technical theater, theater history

Aug 1976 - May 1978

Queens College, CUNY, Flushing, NY, US, Bachelors, Drama and Theatre

Liberal arts with major in theater

Sep 1973 - May 1976

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