Daniel “DT” Willis is a New York-based scenic designer for stage, film and the performing arts.
DT has assisted designers since 2013 including Clint Ramos, Court Watson and John Arnone. He has assisted on numerous Off-Broadway and Regional shows including Appropriate (Signature Theatre), Booty Candy (Playwrights Horizons), Colored Museum (Huntington Theatre Company), Sunshine Boys (Guthrie Theater) and Stagger Lee (Dallas Theater Center) for which he was the Associate Designer under John Arnone. DT has designed for The Hartt School during their 2014-2015 season. DT worked under designer Josh Zangen and assisted on numerous projects including The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, Pride and Prejudice The Musical (La Mirada), Alvin and the Chipmunks and The Lazaretto Tour with Grammy™ Award Winning musician Jack White. DT has designed multiple productions at the John W. Engeman Theater including Evita, The Producers, West Side Story (2015 BroadwayWorld Long Island Award- Best Set Design in a Musical) Memphis and Mamma Mia.
DT holds a BA in Technical Theatre from Pepperdine University and an MFA in Stage Design from Southern Methodist University (SMU). He is also a union member of The United Scenic Artists, Local USA 829.