MICHAEL PALUMBO has designed lighting and scenery for more than 250 productions for theatre, opera, dance, and music, including world and regional premieres. He has contributed designs to many theatres including TheatreWorks Silicon Valley, San Jose Repertory Theatre, Marin Theatre Company, Opera San Jose, Magic Theatre, Sacramento Opera, San Jose Stage Company, Aurora Theatre Company, American Conservatory Theatre, SF Playhouse, 42ndStreet Moon (San Francisco), Bay Area Musicals, Diablo Theatre Company, Palo Alto Players, Teatro Vision de San Jose, SCT/Harbor Theatre, Pacific Repertory Theatre, City Lights Theatre Company, and Children's Musical Theatre San Jose.
After many years working freelance in the San Francisco Bay Area, he returned to graduate school to get his MFA at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. His producing company, Carollo & Palumbo LLC, has credits including bare: the musical off-Broadway, and the Broadway production of A Time to Kill.
He is a member of United Scenic Artists and is currently based in New York City.