JAX Messenger (USA) is a lighting designer for opera, theatre, dance and themed environments. He has designed lighting for companies around the world, including: The Danish National Opera, The Canadian Opera Company, The San Francisco Opera, The Los Angeles Opera, The National Center for Performing Arts Beijing, Minnesota Opera, Opera Philadelphia, Austin Lyric Opera, Bard SummerScape , Boston Lyric Opera, The Washington Ballet, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, ASB Waterfront Theatre Auckland, The Wanda Group and The Banff Arts Centre. He is a frequent collaborator with stage directors Thaddeus Strassberger, Joel Ivany, RB Schlather and Christopher Alden. This production marks his debut in Austria.
Previously he worked as an Associate Designer on over one hundred productions in London’s West End, Broadway theatres, The Kennedy Center and other major theatres around the world.