Michael James Clark
Lighting Designer (United States)
HGO Appearances: As lighting designer: La bohème (2013, 2012), Il trovatore (2013), La traviata (2012), The Rape of Lucretia (2012), The Marriage of Figaro (2011), Madame Butterfly (2011), Cruzar la Cara de la Luna/To Cross the Face of the Moon (2010); Tosca (2010), and Rigoletto (2009). As lighting realizer: Mary Stuart (2012), The Queen of Spades (2010), and The Elixir of Love (2009). As associate lighting designer: Fidelio (2011) and Ariadne auf Naxos (2011). He also designed lighting for Studio Showcase (2009, 2008) and Concert of Arias (2013, 2012).
About the Artist: In addition to his work at HGO, Michael James Clark was a member of the lighting department at The Santa Fe Opera for seven seasons. In 2010, he lit Sondheim’s A Little Night Music at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music and in 2011, he returned for The Coronation of Poppea. He holds a bachelor’s degree in lighting design from North Carolina School of the Arts. He designed the lighting for HGO’s productions of Aida and Die Fledermaus.