Tony Award-winner David Gallo, scenic designer for theatre, concerts, family entertainment, television, film, video, and corporate events, serves as creative consultant for the first annual Live Design Scenic Design Master Classes to be held in New York City at the Baryshnikov Arts Center on Tuesday and Wednesday, October 2 & 3, 2012.
With a Tony as well as Drama Desk Award for best scenic design for The Drowsy Chaperone, plus Drama Desk Awards for Jitney and Bunny Bunny, and numerous additional nominations, Gallo is an internationally acclaimed designer whose most recent Broadway productions include Stick Fly, The Mountaintop, Memphis, and A Catered Affair. He is currently designing The Nutty Professor, a new musical directed by Jerry Lewis and premiering in Nashville on July 24, 2012. He has also designed for Blue Man Group, Phish, and international tours of family entertainment such as Yo Gabba Gabba LIVE, Ringling Brothers Circus, and Spongebob Squarepants
“We are very excited to add scenic design to our growing roster of Live Design Master Classes, and David Gallo is the perfect designer to head up this endeavor. He was an outstanding speaker at our Broadway Projection Master Classes in 2010 and it’s great to have him back as creative consultant for the Scenic Design Master Classes,” says David Johnson, publisher of Live Design and producer of the Master Classes.
Save the date for the Scenic Design Master Classes on October 2 & 3, as well as the new Dance Lighting Master Classes, Clifton Taylor, creative consultant, October 6 & 7, also in New York City.