Melinda Oblinger

Melinda Oblinger

Scenic Manager

As Scenic Services Manager, Melinda is directly responsible for the oversight and implementation of all scenic elements at 1220.  With a strength in creative problem solving, Melinda can artistically turn any concept into a reality.

Joining 1220 in 2016, Melinda brought with her over 30 years of experience in the scenic field.  With a degree in Theatre from Stephens College, Melinda began her career as a Set Designer and Scenic Artist, gradually moving from Theatre into Scenic fabrication.  Working both as an artist and eventually managing several different scenic shops, Melinda has dedicated her career to the Scenic field. As both Manager and Charge Artist, her responsibilities included the managing of artists, ordering of materials, tracking budgets and meeting deadlines.  Melinda’s philosophy is to understand the clients’ vision, perform her own research and develop the best plan to meet the project parameters and design intent.  Whether in-shop or on-site, Melinda and her team create with quality, durability and professionalism in mind.

With Melinda’s experience comes an eye to detail and an exemplary work ethic. Because of her theatre background, she thrives in a team environment. Melinda has an extensive list of past clients, and prides herself on the percentage of repeat clients.


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