David Fichter (Set & Puppetry Designer) has designed numerous productions over the past 20 years, most recently Journey to the West, Arabian Nights (2011 IRNE Award, Best Puppetry with Will Cabell), designed the puppet “The Wizard of Cahs” for Car Talk: The Musical!!!, From Orchids to Octopi, The Life of Galileo, Alice’s Adventures Underground (1998 IRNE Award, Best Design), States of Grace, and The Tempest. He designed puppets for URT’s Brundibar and the set and puppets for URT’s recent production of Matchless & The Happy Prince. He also designed the set and large scale puppets of the Kings for Madcap Puppets’ production in collaboration with the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra’s of Amahl and the Night Visitors which ran for four seasons. Primarily, David paints colorful, figurative murals celebrating the diversity of cultures, the history of communities, and the importance of nature. He has worked collaboratively with neighborhood groups, schools, towns, and cities across the country to create over 200 large-scale public murals. For the past 18 years, David has worked with teens from the Mystic Housing Project in Somerville and local science educators to paint The Mystic River Journey, an ever-expanding mural about the Mystic River watershed.
As of November 2017.