Designer, Thinker, Collaborator
Walls designed the lighting for The Catholic Church’s World Youth Day in 2019 with Pope Francis; Walls has also designed for Ballet West, Orlando Ballet, Atlanta Ballet, The Washington Ballet, Terminus Modern Ballet, Inland Pacific Ballet, The Charlotte Ballet, Ballet Spartanburg, Roswell Dance Theatre, STEPS Panama, Utah Metropolitan Ballet, Komansé Dance Theater, Sundance Mountain Resort, Stone Mountain Park, Crossroads Panama Bible Church, WSC Avant Bard, Rep Stage, Single Carrot Theatre, GALA Hispanic Theatre, Baltimore Center Stage, Urban Arias, The In Series, Rainbow Theatre Project, Chautauqua Dance, Constellation Theatre, Factory 449: a theatre collective, Inter-American Development Bank, Ambassador Theater Company, Impossible Theater Company, Public Displays of Motion.
Walls has collaborated with John Heginbotham, Jessica Lang, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, Trey McIntyre, Ethan Stiefel, Dana Genshaft, Yury Yanowsky, Ricardo Amarante, Gemma Bond, Tara Lee, Raianna Brown, Jorden Morris, Jacqueline Colledge, Bruce Wells, Adam Sklute, Julie Kent, Marlyn Attie, Johan Kobborg, Patricia Galindo-Orillac, Gennadi Nedvigin, Rick Hammerly, Gustavo Ramírez, George Staib, Andrea Miller, Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux, Patricia McBride, José Zayas, David Morse, Septime Webre, Holly Twyford, Amber Jackson, Rachel Avery and more.
Walls has created designs for The John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts, Calgary’s The High Performance Rodeo, Washington D.C.’s Inter-American Development Bank. The New York Musical Festival, Washington DC Fringe Festival, The New York International Fringe Festival, Atlanta’s High Museum of Art, The National Theatre of Panamá, Panamá’s Theatro Anayansi, The Figali Convention Center of Panamá, and New York City’s Fall for Dance Festival.
Walls has assisted and/or remounted lighting designs for Don Holder, David Finn, Thom Weaver, Clifton Taylor, Peter Teigen, Michael Hulls, Jack Mehler, Tom Visser, Jim F. Ingalls, Rico Chiarelli, Michael Korsch, Nicole Pearce, Rui Rita, Lisa Pinkham and more.
Walls is the Lighting Supervisor for Complexions Contemporary Ballet and the Lighting Director for the Atlanta Ballet. Walls is also the resident lighting designer for Steps Panama, Roswell Dance Theatre, and Komansé Dance Theater. Previously, Walls was a member of Factory 449: a theatre collective and Ambassador Theatre Company both in Washington D. C. As well as serving as Lighting Associate for Ballet West, the Lighting Supervisor for The Washington Ballet and The Charlotte Ballet at The Chautauqua Institution.