From 1997 to 2005, he was an Associate Artist at the American Conservatory Theatre (A.C.T.) in San Francisco, acting on the Geary stage, as well as directing and teaching in the Master of Fine Arts program. His A.C.T. performance credits include roles in A Moon for the Misbegotten, The Real Thing (Bay Area Theatre Critics’ Circle Award), American Buffalo (Bay Area Theatre Critics’ Circle Award), Enrico IV (Dean Goodman Award), Glengarry Glen Ross (Dean Goodman Award), The Invention of Love (Bay Area Theatre Critics’ Circle Award; Dean Goodman Award), A Streetcar Named Desire, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Three Sisters, Night and Day, Buried Child, Hilda, For the Pleasure of Seeing Her Again (with Olympia Dukakis), Beard of Avon, Celebration & The Room, Long Day’s Journey Into Night, Mary Stuart, Insurrection: Holding History, Hecuba, The Rose Tattoo (Drama-Logue Award), and Vigil (with Olympia Dukakis), among many others.
He has also worked on Broadway, and with Center Theatre Group, Long Wharf Theatre, Williamstown Theatre, the Guthrie Theater, the Old Globe Theatre, South Coast Repertory Theatre, Actors’ Theatre of Louisville, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, Missouri Repertory Theatre, the Intiman Theatre, the Huntington Theatre Company, Virginia Stage Company, Center Stage Portland, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Arizona Theatre Company, Kenyon Festival Theatre, and the California, Utah, and Illinois Shakespeare Festivals, among others. Screen credits include Pixar’s Luca, Ciao, Alberto, L.A. Law and a recurring role on the NBC series Book of Daniel.
Directing credits include Hamlet at Utah Shakespeare Festival, Glengarry Glen Ross at Denver Center Theatre Company (Henry Award), Miracle Worker at Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Twelfth Night at Shakespeare Santa Cruz, Betrayal at USC, Twelfth Night at UMKC, and many productions at the A.C.T. MFA Conservatory and the OSF school visit program, among others. His voice-over work includes “Holy Silence,” “11th Hour,” “Clandestiny,” “Manhunt 2,” “Drum Run,” and many national commercials.
Barricelli is also a Fox Fellow, the recipient of a Cherashore Foundation grant and L.J. Skaggs grant, and has been awarded an honorary MFA from American Conservatory Theatre.