David O

David O

Musical Director and Additional Arrangements, Animal Crackers

Other theatres: Has musically directed, composed and/or created arrangements for many theatrical productions, including Randy Newman's Harps and Angels, 13 (world premieres, Mark Taper Forum); The Wild Party, See What I Wanna See, Little Fish (The Blank Theatre Company); The Last Five Years (Pasadena Playhouse); The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip (Kirk Douglas Theater); Imagine (South Coast Repertory); Ubu Roi (A Noise Within); Hippolytus (Getty Villa); The Wasps (The Lost Studio); The Shaggs: Philosophy of the World (Inside the Ford); Divorce: the Musical (Hudson Mainstage Theatre); Little Shop of Horrors (La Mirada Theatre); Toy Story: the Musical (Disney Creative Entertainment).

Other credits: As choral composer and arranger, work includes A Map of Los Angeles, Silent Night (Los Angeles Master Chorale, Walt Disney Concert Hall); Elements (Sacramento Master Singers). For six years, he was the musical director and on-stage persona as "The Professor" for Los Angeles Philharmonic's Summersounds (Hollywood Bowl).

Film: License to Wed (Warner Brothers Pictures).

Awards: Numerous L.A. Stage Alliance Ovation Awards, Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards, L.A. Weekly Theater Awards, Backstage West Garland Awards.

Education: BFA, theatre, California Institute of the Arts.