Michael Palumbo

Michael Palumbo, NYU/Tisch

MICHAEL PALUMBO is a New York based lighting and scenic designer for theatre, opera, dance, music and industrials.

He has contributed designs for more than 250 productions including world and regional premieres for many companies including TheatreWorks (Silicon Valley), San Jose Repertory Theatre, San Jose Stage Company, Marin Theatre Company, Opera San Jose, Magic Theatre (San Francisco), Sacramento Opera, Aurora Theatre Company (Berkeley), American Conservatory Theatre, San Francisco Playhouse, and Bay Area Musicals (SF, CA). For NYU, he designing Buried Child and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. He also designed the world premieres of Valley of the Heart by Luis Valdez, a co-production of San Jose Stage Company and Teatro Campesino, and Beardo by Jason Craig and Dave Malloy for Shotgun Players in Berkeley.

After many years working freelance in the San Francisco Bay Area, he returned to graduate school to get his MFA at New York University.

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Lighting Design
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
By Tennessee Williams
NYU Graduate Acting, Shubert Theatre (MFA Project)
Directed by Tamila Woodard
Scenic Design by Devin Petersen ‘17
Costume Design by Emily White ‘17
Lighting Design by Michael Palumbo ‘17
Photos: Ella Bromblin

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Lighting Design
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
By Tennessee Williams
NYU Graduate Acting, Shubert Theatre (MFA Project)
Directed by Tamila Woodard
Scenic Design by Devin Petersen ‘17
Costume Design by Emily White ‘17
Lighting Design by Michael Palumbo ‘17
Photos: Ella Bromblin

Buried Child

Lighting Design
Buried Child
By Sam Shepard
NYU Graduate Acting, Jack Crystal Theatre (MFA Project)
Directed by Pamela Berlin
Scenic Design by Devin Petersen ‘17
Costume Design by Ilana Breitman ‘16
Lighting Design by Michael Palumbo’17
Sound Design by Tyler Kieffer
Photos: Devin Petersen

Buried Child

Lighting Design
Buried Child
By Sam Shepard
NYU Graduate Acting, Jack Crystal Theatre (MFA Project)
Directed by Pamela Berlin
Scenic Design by Devin Petersen ‘17
Costume Design by Ilana Breitman ‘16
Lighting Design by Michael Palumbo’17
Sound Design by Tyler Kieffer
Photos: Devin Petersen