Vernacchio, Dorian 1953-

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Vernacchio, Dorian 1953-


Born May 18, 1953, in Philadelphia, PA; son of Edward (a dancer) and Joy (an artist; maiden name, Freman) Vernacchio; married Deborah Raymond (a scenic designer), September 8, 1984. Education: Temple University, B.A., theatre, 1978; New York University, M.F.A., scenic design, 1981.


Production designer.


United Scenic Artists.


Stage Production Designer:

Cabaret, Cockpit in Court, Baltimore, MD, 1974.

Auntie Mame, Vagabonds Theatre, 1974.

Rain, Vagabonds Theatre, 1974.

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, E.C.C.S.T.A., 1975.

La Traviata, Chesapeake Opera Company, Baltimore, MD, 1975.

George M!, Music Theatre of Abington, PA, 1976.

The Sunshine Boys, Inn of the Four Falls Dinner Theatre, 1976.

The Bald Soprano, Randall Lab, Temple University, PA, 1976.

What's My Motivation, Randall Lab, 1977.

Finian's Rainbow, Music Theatre of Abington, 1977.

Children of Our Mother's, Theatre Center of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 1977.

South Pacific, Music Theatre of Abington, 1978.

Henry IV, Part I, Riverside Shakespeare Company, New York City, 1979.

Saved, New York University, New York City, 1980.

(Assistant) Hitinks, Chelsea Theatre Center, New York City, 1980.

The Desperate Hours, Wonderhorse Theatre, New York City, 1981.

The Three Cuckolds, Riverside Shakespeare Company, 1981.

Dark of the Moon, Monmouth College, West Long Branch, NJ, 1981.

The Architect and the Emperor of Assyria, Medicine Show Theatre, New York City, 1981.

Romeo and Juliet, Monmouth College, 1981.

H.M.S. Pinafore, Monmouth College, 1981.

Pig Jazz, Actors' Playhouse, New York City, 1981.

Pippin, Monmouth College, 1982.

The Unseen Hand, Cafe La Mama Theatre, then Provincetown Playhouse, both New York City, 1982.

Edward II, Riverside Shakespeare Company, 1982.

The Comedy of Errors, Riverside Shakespeare Company, 1982.

Robin Hood, Band Wagon Theatre, New York City, 1982.

The Nutcracker, John Drew Theatre, New York City, 1982.

The Boyfriend, John Drew Theatre, 1982.

Angel City, Wonderhorse Theatre, 1982.

CiCi, Il Teatro Italio-Americano, New York City, 1983.

Kid Twist, Repertory Theatre, New York City, 1983.

South of Show Business, New Vic Theatre, Kalamazoo, MI, 1983.

Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, Downtown Cabaret, Bridgeport, CT, 1983.

They're Playing Our Song, Showboat, Annie, Barnum, all at Theatre by the Sea, Matunuck, RI, 1983.

The Three Cuckolds, Cubiculo Theatre, New York City, 1983.

From Here to Hester Street, Robert N. Strauss Drama Workshop, New York City, 1983.

(Assistant), Tea House of the August Moon, Cumberland County Playhouse, Crossville, TN, 1984.

The Mystery of Irma Vep, Tiffany Theatre, Hollywood, CA, 1998.

The Water Children, Matrix Theatre, Los Angeles, 1998.

Yield of the Long Bond, Matrix Theatre, 1998.

Falsettos, Saint Genesius Theatre, Hollywood, CA, 1998.

Also worked as lighting and production designer in other productions of George M!, South Pacific, Saved, Pippin, and The Nutcracker.

Film Production Designer:

Samantha, 1991.

Meatballs 4 (also known as Happy Campers and Summer Vacation), 1992.

Frozen Assets, 1992.

Martial Outlaw, 1993.

Distant Cousins (also known as Desperate Motive), 1993.

Scanner Cop, 1994.

Judicial Consent (also known as My Love, Your Honor), 1994.

Jailbait (also known as Streetwise), 1994.

Jury Duty, 1995.

Within the Rock, Prism Pictures, 1996.

Leprechaun 4: In Space (also known as Leprechaun 4), Trimark, 1996.

Wishmaster (also known as Wes Craven's "Wishmaster"), Live Film and Mediaworks, 1997.

Jack Frost, A-pix Entertainment, 1997.

Phantoms (also known as Dean Koontz's "Phantoms"), Miramax, 1998.

Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror (also known as Children of the Corn 5), Dimension Films, 1998.

Archibald the Rainbow Painter (also known as The Homefront), 1998.

Ringmaster, Artisan Entertainment, 1998.

The Specials, Regent Entertainment, 2000.

The Prophecy 3: The Ascent (also known as God's Army III), 2000.

Madison, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2001.

Mimic 2, Miramax, 2001.

Hansel & Gretel, Innovation Film Group, 2002.

Zyzzyx Rd., Regent, 2006.

Film Work; Other:

Scenery, Albino Alligator, 1996.

Line producer, Zyzzyx Rd., Regent, 2006.

Television Work; Series:

Art director, Babylon 5, TNT, 1994.

Television Production Designer; Movies:

Dean R. Koontz's "Servants of Twilight," Showtime, 1991.

Confessions of a Sorority Girl (also known as Confessions of a Sorority Girl), Showtime, 1994.

Girls in Prison, Showtime, 1994.

Jailbreakers, Showtime, 1994.

Reform School Girl, Showtime, 1994.

Shake, Rattle and Rock!, Showtime, 1994.

Within the Rock, 1996.

Chameleon, UPN, 1997.

Television Art Director; Movies:

Babylon 5: The Gathering (also known as B5 and Babylon 5), TNT, 1993.

Television Associate Producer; Movies:

They Are Among Us, Sci-Fi Channel, 2004.

Television Work; Specials:

Art director, The Less Than Perfect Daughter, ABC, 1991.

Art director, Lies of the Heart, CBS, 1991.

Production designer, Different Worlds: A Story of Interracial Love, CBS, 1992.

Television Work; Episodic:

Art director, "Midnight on the Firing Line," Babylon 5 (also known as B5), 1994.

Production designer, Pasadena, Fox, 2001.

Art director, Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide (also known as Neds ultimativer Schulwahnsinn), Nickelodeon, 2004.


Music Videos:

Assistant production designer, the Cars' Drive, Picture Music International, 1984.

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