David Gallo’s live scenic designs can be seen daily in over one dozen cities worldwide. His repertoire is diverse, as it ranges from Blue Man Group (NY, Boston, Chicago, Las Vegas) to Memphis on Broadway to the international tours of family entertainment such as Yo Gabba Gabba LIVE, Ringling Brothers Circus and Spongebob Squarepants.
He is deeply interested in crafting designs for the stage with all sorts of artists and most recently designed the new Walter Mosley play Fall of Heaven at The Cincinnati Playhouse as well as Stick Fly by Lydia Diamond at both Arena Stage and The Huntington Theatre Company.
He won the 2006 Tony Award for Best Scenic Design of a Musical for The Drowsy Chaperone and his work as the original set designer for August Wilson’s later plays garnered him two additional Tony Award nominations. In addition to many Broadway productions (most recently reasons to be pretty, Xanadu, A Catered Affair, Radio Golf, Gem of the Ocean, and Company) he has worked extensively throughout Europe and Asia. He currently has large scale musicals running in Berlin, Hamburg and Vienna.
David’s work represented contemporary American Scenic Design at The Cooper-Hewitt Design Triennial and his painting and drawings are part of the national archive in The Smithsonian Institute. For a complete resume and to see more of his work, please go to www.davidgallo.com