Nicholas Thielker

Year Started: Nicholas Thielker has been in the film and media business for over 20 years.
Union Affiliations: Other
Phone Number: (413)528-0959
Contact email:


Nick Thielker • Studio Art Design & Construction

Master Carpenter, Shakespeare & Company, Lenox, MA, 2010 - Currently oversee the building of sets and large props for all productions.

Craftsman, Utopian Engineering, Egremont, MA, 2000–present - Design and build furniture for my own business.

Set Design and Construction, “As You Like It,” Riggs Theatre 27, Stockbridge, MA, 2010

Rigging, “April in Paris,” Mixed Company, Great Barrington, MA, 2009

Set Design and Construction, “The Owl and the Pussycat,” Walking the Dog Theater, Hudson, NY, 2008

Set Design and Scenic Services, “Marcus Is Walking,” Mixed Company, Great Barrington, MA, 2006

Production Designer, Gregory Crewdson, Twilight Series, Lee, MA and MassMOCA, 1998–2002 - Sets have been featured twice in the New York Times and on New York Public Television.

Production Designer, “Dinner and a Movie,” feature film, Berkshire County, 1999

Master Carpenter, Shakespeare & Company, Lenox, MA, 1997

Retail Display Designer, Campo di Fiori, Sheffield, MA, 1999 - “Tuscan Ruin” trade-show display won a blue ribbon at Atlanta & New York trade shows.

Rigging, “Gutter Sparrow,” Berkshire Theatre Festival, Stockbridge, MA, 1995

Set Construction and Scenic Services, “Camp Stories,” feature film, Lanesboro, MA, 1994

On-set Model Maker, “Judge Dread,” feature film, Mass. Illusion, Lenox, MA, 1993

Event-Specific Installations, Westenburg Gallery, Great Barrington, MA, and Macano Inn, Housatonic, MA, 1996–1997 - Created murals, light fixtures, and ambient lighting for fundraisers and performances.

Gallery Exhibitions, Fox-Martin Fine Art Gallery, Decorative Arts Exhibit, Housatonic, MA, 2000 - Featuring my benches, stools, and ottomans.


Los Angeles, CA, 1979–1993

Production Designer:


Philip K. Dick’s “Radio Free Albemuth,” Adapted & directed by Lisa Morton

Art Director:


“The Terror Within, Part Two,” Concorde Pictures, Roger Corman, Producer


The Ramones, “I Wanna Be Sedated,” Fisher & Preachman; Stevie Ray Vaughn, “Crossfire,” Vivid; Bootsy Collins, “Party on Plastic,” Fisher & Preachman; Ozzy Osborne & Bill Ward, “Bombers,” AGO; Sepultura “Dead Embryonic Cells,” Take 2 Prod.; Contraband “All the Way from Memphis,” Take 2 Prod.; Georgia Satellites “Another Chance,” N. Lee Lacy


“20 Questions” Industrial Strength Prod.

Set Decorator:


“Adventures in Dinosaur City,” Smart Egg Prod.

Construction Coordinator:


“Carnosaur” Concorde Pictures, Roger Corman, Producer

Props, Set Dresser, & Construction:


Michelob Dry, Bill Hudson Prod.; Levis 501, Propaganda; Reebock, O Pictures; Cover Girl Mascara, Bill Hudson Prod.; Isuzu, Melody/Harmony; Foster’s Lager, R.S.A.; Paula Abdul “Strait Up”, Propaganda; The Bangles “In Your Room”, O Pictures; Roxette “Joyride”, Propaganda; Rod Stewart “Twisting” & “Lost in You”, Punch & Judy Prod.; Sting “They Dance Alone” and “Fragile”, Propaganda



Steve Ball, General Manager, Shakespeare & Company, 413/637-1199

Tom Rindge, Technical Director, Shakespeare & Company, 413/637-1199

Gregory Crewdson, photographer, 212/505-5500

Eric Chamberlain, President, The Chamberlain Group, 413/528-7744

Joan Ackerman, General Manager, Mixed Company, 413/229-2619
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