David Levitt is a freelance lighting designer currently based in Brooklyn, NY. He graduated from Washington University in Saint Louis in 2015 with a B.A. in Drama Production. Over the course of his undergraduate career, he designed seven productions, and graduated as the proud recipient of two departmental awards: the Stephen H. Duncan Prize in Technical Theater, and the Stephen Distler Internship.
Since graduating, David has been lucky enough to work with a host of incredibly talented performers. Over the last year he has served as the lighting designer for Not So Classical: a hybrid film-concert performance, which has opened in Cincinnati, Saint Louis, and most recently Chicago. He is also the primary designer for Cincinnati's Constella Festival, and Saint Louis's Gaslight Cabaret Festival. He frequently designs at Saint Louis's Sheldon Concert Hall for regionally touring bands, including Pink Martini, The Indigo Girls, Tom Chapin, and the Sam Bush Band.
In addition to his own designs, David has had the privilege of assisting acclaimed lighting designers Sean Savoie, and Kathy Perkins on multiple occasions. Most recently, David served as the Assistant Lighting Designer on StreetSigns Theater's FREIGHT: The Five Incarnations of Abel Green in August, 2015 at the HERE Performing Arts Center in New York City under Kathy Perkins.
David is available for work in and around New York.