University of Arizona College of Fine Arts Apply Now

School of Dance

Mark Miceli

  • Technical Director, Senior

BFA and MFA University of Arizona

Mr. Miceli's professional activities span a thirty-five year involvement in the entertainment industry. His professional experience includes the areas of audio engineering, acoustical measurements, systems design, production management, and technical direction. Various production companies and entertainment venues have utilized Mr. Miceli's services both in management and engineering capacities.

Prior to his move to the Southwest, Mr. Miceli was employed by various production companies in New York City and toured internationally for several years. He established and was president of Advanced Production Services in Tucson, Arizona. APS became one of the most technically advanced and respected sound companies in the Southwest. During his involvement with APS he designed and fabricated various audio systems that have been utilized by several national and regional production companies.

Mr. Miceli has studied at the State University of New York and the University of Arizona. His areas of studies have been focused in technical theater and the hearing sciences. Mr. Miceli was awarded honors research funding from the University of Arizona and in May 1995 and was subsequently invited to present his published research on acoustical simulation at an international conference in Italy. Mr. Miceli was also awarded both undergraduate and graduate creative achievement awards from the University of Arizona College of Fine Arts for his research in acoustical modeling and simulation. Mr. Miceli has received a BFA and MFA from the University of Arizona and was the outstanding senior in his department.

Mr. Miceli was a member of the Audio Engineering Society and the former chairman of the Southern Arizona chapter. He has been a member of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees for 35 years and has served as president and business manager for his local. Mr. Miceli was also chairman of the first SYN-AUD-CON, Theatrical Sound Designers conference at Purdue University.

Mr. Miceli's work history also includes masters and journeyman classifications in arena and theatrical rigging, a.c. electrical, audio engineering, acoustical measurements, and is skilled in various fabrication and design disciplines.

Mr. Miceli has a strong background in concert sound mixing, system design and various acoustical measurements and simulation platforms. He has utilized this background to aid him in his design, and engineering projects. He has worked on various commercial design projects as an audio engineering consultant and project engineer, such as the Fox Theater in Tucson, TUSD fine arts renovations (5 campuses), University of Arizona McKale center sports arena, Telluride bluegrass festival (23 years) and James Turrell's Roden crater project to name a few.