Molly O’Cathain

Molly is a Set and Costume designer based in Dublin. She works across theatre, dance, opera and the occasional film and music video. Her primary interests lies in theatre; especially contemporary adaptations, new writing and devised work. Molly likes to collaborate on vibrant, expressionistic work, where design propels as well as supports. Molly holds a first class honours degree in Drama and Theatre Studies from Trinity College, Dublin and participated in the Rough Magic SEEDs Artist Development program 2016-2017. She is the resident Design Assistant at The National Theatre 2019-2020.

Previous Set and Costume Designs include: The Playboy of The Western World (DTF/The Gaiety/The Lyric); It Was Easy (in the end) (The Abbey Theatre); Ask Too Much of Me, La Liberazione di Ruggiero and A Holy Show (Peacock Theatre); Serious Money and The Ash Fire (The Lir); Mr Burns (Rough Magic); Everything Not Saved, Jericho, BlackCatfishMusketeer and LOVE+ (Malaprop Theatre); A Half Promised Land and The Snow Queen (Smock Alley Theatre). Costume Design credits include Danse, Morob (The Emergency Room); Recovery (One Two One Two)

Associate and assistant design credits include The Snapper (Paul Wills/The Gate) Road, Chloe Lamford/Royal Court, The Ocean at The End of The Lane (Fly Davis/National Theatre) and The Welkin (Bunny Christie/National Theatre)