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Bio | DT Willis


"CREATIVITY IS A WILD MIND AND A DISCIPLINED EYE." - Dorthy Parker

Bio | DT Willis


"CREATIVITY IS A WILD MIND AND A DISCIPLINED EYE." - Dorthy Parker

MEET THE DESIGNER

Daniel “DT” Willis is a scenic designer for Stage, Film and Live Events.

DT has worked with a number of scenic designers on multiple projects since 2012 including Court Watson, Jesse Poleshuck and Tony Award-Winning designers Clint Ramos and John Arnone. His work has been seen on numerous professional Off-Broadway and Regional theatrical productions 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 lead designer Josh Zangen, DT provided design support on numerous high-profile projects including The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey CircusPride and Prejudice The Musical (La Mirada), Alvin and the Chipmunks and The Lazaretto Tour with Grammy™ Award-Winning musician Jack White. Since 2014, he has been a resident scenic designer at the John W. Engeman Theater leading scenic design for countless productions such as: EvitaThe Producers, The Full Monty, West Side Story (2015 BroadwayWorld Long Island Award- Best Set Design in a Musical), Mamma Mia and the smash hit musical Memphis.

DT holds a BA in Technical Theatre from Pepperdine University, an MFA in Stage Design from Southern Methodist University (SMU) and is a proud member of The United Scenic Artists, Local USA 829.