David Gallo is an American scenic designer, media and projection designer for Broadway, international productions, animated features, television specials and arena shows. He won the Tony Award for Best Scenic Design and the Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle Award, and Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Set Design in 2006 for The Drowsy Chaperone.
David Gallo designed the Tony Award winning musicals Memphis and Thoroughly Modern Millie.
Also known for his long time collaboration with playwright August Wilson, Gallo designed the Broadway premieres of all his later works, including Jitney, King Hedley II, Gem of the Ocean, Radio Golf, and the revival of Ma Rainey's Black Bottom. Gem of the Ocean and Radio Golf earned the designer two additional Tony Award nominations. Gallo was honored to design the Kennedy Center's tribute production of August Wilsonâ€™s Twentieth Century.
David Gallo has designed for regional theaters throughout the United States, including Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Pittsburgh Public Theater, Goodspeed Opera House and La Jolla Playhouse, working with notable directors Kenny Leon, Ed Stern, Christopher Ashley, Keith Glover and Marion McClinton.