Elaine J. McCarthy

Projection Designer

Elaine’s international career spans over 20 years in nearly every area of live performance.

Her Broadway credits include: Spamalot; Impressionism; The People in the Picture; Assassins; Man of La Mancha; Into the Woods; Thurgood and Judgment at Nuremberg.

Additional career highlights include: Great Scott, Everest, Iolanta, Tristan und Isolde and Moby Dick (Dallas Opera); Mazeppa (Metropolitan Opera); Dead Man Walking (NYC Opera); War and Peace (Metropolitan Opera and Kirov Opera); Tan Dun and Peter Sellars’ The Peony Pavilion at the Wiener Festwochen (Opera); Frequency Hopping (set and projections); Distracted (set and projections); Embedded; Fran’s Bed; Speaking in Tongues; The Stendhal Syndrome and The Thing About Men (Off-Broadway); Tan Dun’s The Gate (NHK Symphony); Don Byron’s Tunes and ’Toons at The Brooklyn Academy of Music (Concert); Peter Buffett’s Spirit: A Journey in Dance, Drums and Song and Chen Shi-Zheng’s Forgiveness at Asia Society/New York (Dance); Adidas, Sony/Epic Records, Kenneth Cole, Calvin Klein Cosmetics and the 1996 and 1997 CFDA Awards (Fashion/Industrial) and the 2008 documentary film, Secrecy.

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