Video and Projection Designer
Katy Tucker is a video and projections designer based in New York City. Katy began her career as a painter and installation artist, exhibiting her work at a variety of galleries, such as The Corcoran Museum in Washington, DC and Artist’s Space in New York City. In 2003, as her video installations became more “theatrical,” Katy shifted her focus to video and projection design for the stage.
Since 2003, Katy has worked all over the US and world including Broadway, Off-Broadway, The Metropolitan Opera, and more.
Upcoming productions include: PRINCE IGOR with Dmitri Tcherniakov at The Metropolitan Opera, the musical EXCALIBUR with Francesca Zambello at Theater St. Gallen in Switzerland, STILL WILL BE HEARD with Mindy Cooper, THE POE PROJECT with Larry Edelson and Sam Helfrich, THE SEAGULL at Kenyon College, and THE LOVE SHOW with Helga Davis, a performance and installation at Brookfield Place. Recent productions include: THE FLYING DUTCHMAN with the Sydney Symphony at the Sydney Opera House, 21c LIEDERABEND at BAM with VisionIntoArt & Beth Morrison Projects, CAPTURE/RELEASE with Lar Lubovitch Dance Company and Paola Prestini for the River to River festival. CARMINA BURANA, a 3-D spectacle at Carnegie Hall, OCEAN’S KINGDOM, a new ballet by Sir Paul McCartney and Peter Martins at the New York City Ballet, and The 5th ANNIVERSARY GALA at the Park Avenue Armory by Marcus Doshi. Since 2012, Katy has worked for The Metropolitan Opera, helping to re-create old projection artwork and transforming it into an improved digital format for repertory operas like: OTELLO, LA CLEMENZA DI TITO, and Francesca Zambello’s LES TROYENS.
Katy is a member of Black Ship, a small group of innovative creators that fuse arts and entertainment in a variety of venues. She is also a member of Wingspace Theatrical Design, a collective of artists, designers, writers, and thinkers committed to the practice of collaboration in theatrical design. In 2006, Katy co-founded with partner Alexandra Morton, beatbox designs, a New York and LA based interdisciplinary design firm that re-thinks and re-works the boundaries between art, architecture, entertainment and experience. Katy resides in Fort Greene, Brooklyn.