Project Description

Juliana de Abreu

Job Title

Juliana de Abreu is a Brazilian architect, based in Los Angeles for over 15 years. In the United States, she’s been fortunate to make significant contributions as an art director and designer for themed entertainment, as a scenic designer for theater productions, and as a residential interior decorator. Juliana’s built design work spans across São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, New York City, Los Angeles, Miami, and Dubai. Her interest in creating environments that transcend boundaries through storytelling, together with her appreciation for teamwork, allow Juliana to design projects and lead teams to buildable attractions that immerse guests into whimsical experiences.


Design through Storytelling, Coordinated Design Packages, Art Direction, Architectural Design, Team Leadership, Show Set Design


M.F.A. Design and Production

California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) – Los Angeles

B.A. in Architecture & City Planning

Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado (FAAP) – São Paulo

  • American Heartland Theme Park, Oklahoma (Lead Designer)
  • Shrek Merry Fairy Tale Journey, Motiongate Dubai (Art Director) 1
  • Mazda Dealer Brand Summit, Miami (On site Art Director)
  • The Petersen Automotive Museum, Los Angeles (Architecture CAD Manager)
  • Rocky: The Musical, Hamburg and on Broadway (Assistant Scenic Designer to Chris Barreca) 2
  • Belíssima, prime time telenovela at TV Globo; Brazil (Designer)
  • 20+ completed Architecture and/or Interior Design projects, Los Angeles, New York, and São Paulo.
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