Dante Di Loreto, President of Ryan Murphy Television, has produced for television, film and Broadway. Programs produced by Di Loreto have been nominated for a total of 93 Emmy® Awards. Notable among these are Glee, American Horror Story, and Temple Grandin.
Di Loreto also serves as executive producer of the Glee albums and oversees music production in the series. Since Glee hit the airwaves, the show has racked up two Platinum albums as well as three Gold albums, two Grammy Award nominations; more than 53 million downloads and sold more than 13 million albums worldwide. Glee has the most titles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, surpassing Elvis Presley, The Beatles and James Brown.
In addition, Di Loreto was executive producer of the record breaking sold out Glee Live! concerts. He also served as executive producer of The Glee Project, a reality series on the Oxygen Network.
With Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk, Di Loreto is executive producer of the FX hit American Horror Story (AHS). AHS was nominated for 17 Primetime Emmy Awards for the first installment. American Horror Story: Asylum, the second installment was named AFI Television program of the year for 2012. American Horror Story: Coven, the third installment, stars Jessica Lange, Evan Peters, and Sarah Paulson as well as Academy Award winner Kathy Bates and Academy Award nominees, Angela Bassett and Gabourey Sidibe. American Horror Story: Coven premieres on FX October 9th.
Di Loreto executive produced the HBO film, Temple Grandin, with Claire Danes, Julia Ormond and Catherine O'Hara, which chronicled a young woman's struggle with autism. Temple Grandin was nominated for 15 Emmy Awards and won 7 including Outstanding Made-For-TV Movie. He also produced My Louisiana Sky for Showtime starring Juliet Lewis and Kelsey Keel, which was nominated for 5 Emmy Awards.
With Ryan Murphy, Jason Blum and Dede Gardner, Di Loreto is producing The Normal Heart, an adaption of Larry Kramer's acclaimed autobiographical drama about one man's experiences during the emergence of AIDS/HIV in 1980s New York, starring Julia Roberts, Mark Ruffalo, Matt Bomer, Taylor Kitsch and Jim Parsons. The Normal Heart is currently in production and slated to premiere on HBO in 2014.
Previously, Di Loreto supervised U.S theatrical operations for Bill Kenwright, Ltd., the U.K's largest production company. He co-produced the Broadway revival of The Glass Menagerie starring Jessica Lange, Christian Slater and Sarah Paulson as well as Sir Antony Sher's Primo and Festen starring Juliana Margulies and Ali McGraw.
Di Loreto is a board member of Direct Relief International; a nonprofit that focuses on improving the quality of life by bringing critically needed medicines and supplies to local healthcare providers worldwide. He is also a board member of the Center Theatre Group; Los Angeles' preeminent nonprofit theatre company, dedicated to raising the profile of Los Angeles theatre, supporting the development of new work, and igniting interest in the theatre among the community's youth. Di Loreto has additionally been honored for his charitable work by Education Through Music and by Project Angel Food.
Dante Di Loreto holds an M.F.A from the American Film Institute and a B.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He currently resides in Los Angeles.