In October 2015, Lucia D’Angelo and Cristina Querzola founded the Professional Scenography Studio "DANGELOQUERZOLA" - "DAQstudio"
The two met professionally in the Cinecittà Studios in Rome, where they collaborated on the scenography of the well-known tv program “Buona Domenica”.From the mid- nineties the two began working together. They set up the design of important international events, such as the “G8 summit” and the “NATO Russia summit”.They have worked with important brands such as “Piaggio and “Kodak”.
Since 2001, they have worked together, with the television production company Fascino PGT,where, in addition to curating the image of famous shows, such as “C’è posta per te” and “Uomini e Donne” they also worked on the scenic design of “Vero Amore”, “Volere Volare”, “The winner is”. The recent editions of “Pequenos Gigantes”,”Selfie le cose cambiano” and “House-Party”.They have worked on every edition of the “Music summer festival” and, in 2017, the “Wind summer festival”. They created the scenic design of the theatre show “Io Ballo”.They also worked on the scene design of the historic “Maurizio Costanzo show” at the De Paolis establishments and the Voxons studios in Rome for the 2015/16/17 editions, and on Maurizio Costanzo’s other show “L’intervista”. For fourteen editions they conceived, designed and realised the scenography of the talent-show “Amici di Maria di Filippi” day time and prime time tv. During the 2013/2014 edition of “Amici” they met Giuliano Peparini, artistic director of the show, with whom they collaborate.During the 2015/2016 theatre season they realised the scenography of Tchaikovsky’s timeless ballet “The nutcracker” for the Rome Opera House, which registered, from the first performance to the last, all sold out.
In 2016 they curated the staging of the show "Welcome", a special project by Napoli Teatro Festival Italia on the theme of migrants.
In December 2017, they set and curated, for the Music Hall of Antwerp in Belgium, the contemporary installation of the Christmas ballet par excellence: "de Notenkraker". The show is sold out for all the evenings in programming.
August 2018, for the Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, inserted in the important Rome Opera open event that takes place in the wonderful scenery of the Terme di Caracalla, sign the scenes for the ballet "Romeo and Juliet" - direction and choreography by Giuliano Peparini, conducting the orchestra on Prokofiev's notes is Maestro David Levi.
LUCIA D’ANGELO : eclectic set designer - sketcher, theatre design , television design, international events and architecture.
After graduating in Applied Art at the Istituto Statale d’Arte of Comiso she moved to Rome.She studied at the Academy of Fine Arts, where she graduated in 1990 in Scenography.
Prior to completing her studies, she participated in and won the scenery competition “Francesco Geracà”, organised by Teatro Massimo Bellini of Catania in the framework of the prestigious Festival Belliniano, on Donizetti’s “Il Campanello dello speziale” and Pennisi’s “Descrizione dell’Isola Ferdinandea”.
She studied at the most important workshops and scenography’s studios in the capital.
Since 1991 she has been the assistant to the scenographer Stefania Conti, she collaborated with her, in her Studio of Architecture and Scenography, until 1997 designing and setting up the scenes of numerous successful TV programs, including “Tira e Molla”, five editions of “La Corrida” by Corrado Mantoni and Format for Greek and Spanish television.
Meanwhile she is also dedicated to interior design for famous villas and important stores in Rome, where she sets up fashion shows.
Between 1997 and 2000, she expanded her collaboration as a sketcher and designer with the major television and theatrical professionals of scenography for programs such as “Vivere Bene”, “Carramba”, “Fantastica italiana”, “Stranamore”, and “Il pranzo è servito”.
CRISTINA QUERZOLA is a very versatile designer. She has worked in television, theatre and has some movie experience.
After graduating at the Istituto Statale d’Arte of Trieste, she moved to Rome, where in 1994 she graduated in Scenography at the Academy of Fine Arts.As a student, she assisted Riccardo Bocchini with whom she collaborated with in the production of the scenes of well-known television program “Non è la Rai”.
Her training continues in numerous scenography studios and ateliers, where she contributed to the production of programs such as “Bulli e Pupe”, “L’avvocato del diavolo”, “Complotto di famiglia”, “Scherzi a parte”, “Sgarbi quotidiani”, “Forum”, “Casa Castagna”.
For several years, she also collaborated in the design, realisation and setting up of important museums throughout Italy.
In 1999 she followed Steve Van Matre’s Interpretive Design Workshop (environmental communication).