Joseph Gallo

Associate Professor, Theatre and Film

Joseph Gallo
Building J, Room 105
Journal Square Campus

M.F.A., Playwriting, Ohio University

Classes: Introduction to Acting; Introduction to Theatre; and Introduction to Film.

Professor Gallo founded and developed the College’s Liberal Arts: Theatre Arts - Associate in The Arts Option.  He is a NISOD Excellence Award winner, and the recipient of the Kennedy Center Prize for Innovating Teaching in Theatre.

Professionally he is an actor, producer, director, and playwright-in-residence at Mile Square Theatre in Hoboken.  His plays include The Playbill Gallery (a love story), Long Gone Daddy, My Italy Story, New York City 523, Two-Man Kidnapping Rule, Warning: Adult Content, and Staten Island.  He also directed the dance/theatre piece The Magic Hour, and the accompanying live performance film, which was named Best Feature Film at the New York Indie Theatre Film Festival.

He is a current member of the Actors Studio Playwrights and Directors Workshop, a New Jersey Council of the Arts Playwriting Fellow, and a recipient of the NJ Council of the Humanities Incubation Grant for New Work. A frequent participant at The Moth in New York City, he is a two-time StorySLAM champion.