2017-18 Season: Projection Designer for Der Ring des Nibelungen
S. Katy Tucker is a video and projections designer based in New York City. She designed the projections for 2011's Heart of a Soldier and Götterdämmerung and 2013's Mefistofele and The Flying Dutchman. Tucker began her career as a painter and installation artist, exhibiting her work at a variety of galleries, such as the Corcoran Museum in Washington, D.C. and Artist's Space in New York City. Her work in theater and opera has been seen around the world, including Broadway; Off-Broadway; the Metropolitan Opera; the Sydney Opera House, Carnegie Hall; the New York City Ballet; the Kennedy Center; Brooklyn Academy of Music, the Park Avenue Armory, among others. Recent productions include Dmitri Tcherniakov’s Prince Igor at the Metropolitan Opera, The Flying Dutchman with the Sydney Symphony, Florencia en el Amazonas at the Kennedy Center and Los Angeles Opera with Francesca Zambello, and a season of collaborations with the Saint Louis Symphony and conductor David Robertson.