Blue Hanley completed her MFA in Stage Design (Lighting Design and Dramaturgy) at The Lir Academy, Trinity College Dublin, 2019. Within The Lir she designed Homos, or Everyone in America, coinciding with Stonewall50; The Brain, Dark Matter and Dublin’s Memory Station. During this time she also designed WAKE, The Waterboys national tour, and toured as Chief LX/relighter for My Dad’s Blind. She also programs English surtitles for plays in Irish. Blue graduated from NUIG with a BA in Theatre, Irish and Psychology in 2015. She enjoys travelling to places she knows little about, volunteering at and producing circus festivals.