ENO 1819 Akhnaten Gary James

Gary James

Revival Lighting Designer

Born in South Wales, Gary James is a lighting designer who trained at RADA, and has been working in the industry for almost thirty years. In that time he has worked on many landmark productions at ENO, WNO, the National Theatre and Wexford Opera Festival, among other national and international companies. He has worked in the Lighting Department at ENO for the last sixteen years.

Previously for ENO: Akhnaten (2019).

Career Highlights

Re-lights of ENO productions include: David Alden’s Peter Grimes (Opera de Oviedo), Simon McBurney’s A Dog’s Heart (La Scala, Milan; Opéra de Lyon; DNO, Amsterdam), Akhnaten (2019).

Other work includes: Re-light of Simon McBurney’s A Rakes progress (Stanislavsky Theatre Moscow).

Last updated: 1st August 2023