JAMES F. INGALLS designed lighting for John Adams’ The Gospel According to the Other Mary for the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Other work includes Antonio Estévez’ Cantata Criolla, The Tristan Project, Stravinsky’s Oedipus Rex / Symphony of Psalms, Kaija Saariaho’s La Passion de Simone, John Adams’ El Niño, and György Kurtág’s Kafka Fragments. His other work in Los Angeles includes The Cherry Orchard (Mark Taper Forum), Nixon in China and Pelléas et Mélisande (LA Opera), La Tribu, choreographed by Melanie Rios Glaser for REDCAT, and Lagrime di San Pietro with Peter Sellars for the Los Angeles Master Chorale.
His work in Europe includes many productions with Peter Sellars (Desdemona, Adriana Mater, L’amour de loin, Doctor Atomic, The Rake’s Progress, The Death of Klinghoffer, Saint François d’Assise), the Mark Morris Dance Group (Mozart Dances, King Arthur, The Hard Nut, Dido and Aeneas, L’allegro…), and the Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Split Sides and Fluid Canvas).
Recent projects include Tristan und Isolde (Canadian Opera Company), The Big Knife and Glengarry Glen Ross (Broadway), My Name is Asher Lev (Off-Broadway), and To Make Crops Grow (Paul Taylor Dance Company).
He often collaborates with The Wooden Floor dancers in Santa Ana, CA.