Stephen Placido, ASTC – Vice President

During Mr. Placido’s more than 25 years as a theatre design consultant he has successfully completed more than 100 projects throughout the U.S and abroad. In collaboration with owners, architects and design team members, Mr. Placido has facilitated the successful execution of high quality projects by developing programming narratives, and designing acoustics, audio/video, stage lighting, rigging systems, and motorized pit lift systems.

Selected Project Experience

  • The Benjamin School Fine Arts Complex, North Palm Beach, FL

  • International School of Panama Fine Arts Center, Panama City, Panama

  • School Performing Arts Center, Venice, FL

  • Florida A & M University – Charles Winter Wood Theatre, Tallahassee, FL

  • The Maltz Jupiter Theatre, Jupiter, FL

  • The Colony Theatre, Miami Beach, FL

  • St. Augustine Amphitheatre, St. Augustine, FL

  • South Florida Community College Theatre for the Performing Arts, Avon Park, FL

  • American School Fine Arts Center, Santiago, Chile

  • Seventh Avenue Transit Village Black Box Theatre, Miami, FL

  • Margaret Ann Russell JCC Studio Theatre, Miami, FL

  • Naples Players Theatre, Naples, FL

  • Palm Beach Day Academy, Palm Beach, FL

  • Miami Senior High School, Miami, FL


  • Sustainable Design for Places of Performance – AIA Florida Annual Conference (2004)

  • Acoustic Design for Places of Performance – AIA Florida Chapters

  • Architectural Design for Places of Performance – AIA Florida Chapters

  • Stage Lighting Design – Illuminating Engineer Society – Tampa, FL

Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Theatre Consultants (ASTC)

  • Associate Member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA)

  • Associate Member of the Florida Educational Facilities Planners’ Association, Inc. (FEFPA)


  • Bachelor of Fine Arts/Theatre Design – University of Florida