David Gallo is an award-winning scenic designer whose work can be seen worldwide. Recent Broadway credits include First Date; Stick Fly; The Mountaintop; Memphis; Reasons to be Pretty; A Catered Affair; Xanadu; Company; The Drowsy Chaperone and Thoroughly Modern Millie.
Mr Gallo has collaborated with notable stage directors including some on their first foray into theatre including AI Pacino (Hughie); Jerry Seinfeld (Colin Quinn: Long Story Short) and Jerry Lewis (The Nutty Professor).
David is creative director for jam band Phish's New Year's Eve arena concerts where he provides a range of services including creative development, design and choreography. His work with the Blue Man Group has been seen across America, and for companies such as Dream Works, Nickelodeon, PBS and S2BN he has created living universes for Madagascar Live; Yo Gabba Gabba Live; Dora the Explorer; Blue's Clues Live; SpongeBob Squarepants and Super Why Live.
As a core member of celebrated playwright August Wilson's creative team David designed the premiere productions of King Hedley II, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Jitney, Gem of the Ocean and Radio Golf which garnered him two Tony Award nominations. He also designed the historic tribute production of August Wilson's Twentieth Century and continues to advocate and support Mr Wilson's work most recently as designer for How I Learned What I Learned (Signature Theatre). International producers include Disney and Stage Entertainment throughout Europe and South America, Atlantis Productions in Manila, Seoul & Co in South Korea, and Broadway Asia. David is currently collaborating on the still untitled Bruce Lee musical which will premiere in Singapore 2015.
David works for magazines including Stated and LIVE DESIGN and has won numerous awards including a Tony Award (The Drowsy Chaperone), an Obie, multiple NAACP, Drama Desk, Lucille Lortel, American Theatre Wing, Hewes Design, Ovation and LA Critics' Circle awards. www.davidgallo.com
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