About Us

TSG Design Solutions, Inc

Established in 1995, TSG Design Solutions, Inc. is a professional theatre design firm based in West Palm Beach, Florida that provides realistic and thoughtful consulting services to a broad client base in the US and internationally. Principals Albert J “Rusty” Cadaret III, President, and Stephen Placido, ASTC, Vice President, have over 35 years experience in theatre design – lighting, rigging and audio/video consulting services. Our talented professional staff comprises theatre designers, technicians and lighting consultants who have worked on and off Broadway and have extensive experience working with national and regionally known touring groups, including opera and ballet companies.

Our Experience

Our portfolio holds a wide range of projects and includes theatres and auditoriums, amphitheatres, commercial institutions, cruise ships, worship spaces, and educational facilities.

Extensive experience in the design of educational facilities is a large part of our work and includes middle schools, high schools, community colleges, community theatres and public and private universities.

Our Approach & History

We have learned that it is only through listening to the needs of all involved that “dreams” can be realized. Our belief is that a commitment to personal and professional relationships between the owners and all members of the design team nurtures creative design solutions, encourages budgetary responsibility, and produces a successful, sustainable end product.

With more than 100 completed projects, we continue to be privileged and honored to work with world-class clients, architects and design teams. We look forward to future collaboration and success.

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    Our Team

    • Albert “Rusty” Cadaret III – President

    • Stephen Placido, ASTC – Vice President

    • Albert C. Mathers – Design Consultant

    • Ann Cadaret, Assistant to Stephen Placido

      Ann Cadaret received her MFA in Scenic Design from Penn State University and has many years of teaching experience, most recently at the American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, as Associate Professor of Theatre. Her scenic design work has been seen at Palm Beach Dramaworks, Palm Beach Atlantic University, The Riverside Theatre and Dreyfoos School of the Arts. She is a consummate theatre professional and we are grateful to have her creative spirit.

      Professional Experience

      • American University of Sharjah

      • Palm Beach Atlantic University

      • MultiEntertainment Productions

      • Palm Beach Community College

      • Dreyfoos School of Arts

      • Bak Middle School of Arts

      • Barbizon Lighting

      • Placido-Mara, Inc.

      • The Delray Beach Playhouse

      • The Lake Worth Playhouse

      • Florida Atlantic University

      • Palm Beach DramaWorks

      • Florida Grand Opera/Palm Beach Opera

      • Theatre Club (Florida Stage)

      • Riverside Theatre

      • Burt Reynolds Institute Theatre

      Education:

      • Post-graduate: Palm Beach Atlantic University, Palm Beach Community College

      • M. F. A. Scenic Design Pennsylvania State University, 1989

      • B. F. A. Design/Tech University of Florida, 1986

      • Richmond College, London, England summer 1983