Stephen Placido, ASTC

Vice President

During Mr. Placido’s more than 30 years as a theatre design consultant he has successfully completed more than 125 performing arts projects throughout the U.S and abroad. He has been vice president of TSG Design Solutions since 1995 and prior to that, president of Placido Mara, Inc.

Mr. Placido has facilitated the successful execution of high-quality projects by developing performing arts venue programming narratives, theatre design, stage lighting systems, stage rigging systems, and motorized stage rigging and pit lift systems.

Selected Project Experience

  • Parker Playhouse, Fort Lauderdale, FL

  • The Maltz Jupiter Theatre, Jupiter, FL

  • The Tribby Arts Center at Shell Point, Fort Myers, FL

  • Bailey Hall, Broward College, Davie, FL

  • Parrish High School, Parrish, FL

  • The Benjamin School PAC, North Palm Beach, FL

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

  • Venice Performing Arts Center, Venice, FL

  • Charles Winter Wood Theatre, FAMU – Tallahassee, FL

  • The Colony Theatre, Miami Beach, FL

  • St. Augustine Amphitheatre, St. Augustine, FL

  • South Florida 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

  • Naples Players Theatre, Naples, FL

  • Palm Beach Day Academy, Palm Beach, FL


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

  • 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)

    • Chairman of the Membership Committee

    • Publications Committee Member