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Sarah Foley

Sarah Foley is an Irish freelance Set and Costume Designer with a background in Theatre and Film. She began her theatre career in Costume design. She has a Diploma in costume design from ICFE, a HND Diploma in fashion design from BIFE , and an Hons Degree in fashion design from WWSOTA. In 2014 she returned… Read more »

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Julie O’ Connor

Julie moved from Ireland to complete an MA in Scenic Art at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School  in 2018, and has since worked on productions of ‘The Snow Queen’ designed by Lez Brotherston,  ‘No Petrol for Twelve Miles’ designed by Ed Thomas and completed placements at the Royal Shakespeare Company, and The Lyceum Edinburgh, on… Read more »

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Lisa Krugel

Lisa is one of the first graduates of the Lir Academy’s MFA in Stage Design. She also holds a HND in Technical Theatre from Inchicore CFE, and a Diploma in Speech & Drama from TUD Conservatoire. Recent Set and Costume Designs include IN OUR VEINS (Abbey Theatre/Bitter Like A Lemon), GRIMM TALES, and BAROQUE OPERA… Read more »

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Colin Doran

Colin is a Lighting Designer from Co. Wexford, now based in Dublin. He completed his MFA in Stage Design (Lighting and Dramaturgy) at the Lir Academy in 2019. During his studies, Colin worked as an assistant lighting designer under Stephen Dodd and Sarah Jane Shiels, and he has also recently worked on projects with Brokentalkers… Read more »

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Blue Hanley

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… Read more »

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Catherine Fay

Catherine Fay is a costume designer working across Theatre, Opera and Dance. She holds the position of Head of Costume at The Lir Academy, Dublin. Catherine has worked with many companies, including, The Abbey Theatre, The Gate Theatre, Irish National Opera, Liz Roche Company, United fall, Pan Pan Theatre Company, Opera Collective Ireland and Rough… Read more »

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Mark Daniel Kerry

Composer Mark Daniel Kerry has built an impressive portfolio of work, featuring a wide range of musical ideas. Mark’s work covers a broad range of genres and is regularly broadcast by Raidió Teilifís Éireann, the Republic of Ireland’s premiere broadcaster.Outside of commercial works (which have varied in style from orchestral to folk music), Mark writes contemporary classical, electronic music… Read more »

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Florentina Burcea

Florentina is a Dublin based Set and Costume Designer, who graduated with a MFA in Stage Design from The Lir Acdemy, Trinity College. During her training, she worked on projects under the mentorship of Joe Vaněk and Monica Frawley. She has also worked as Design Assistant with companies such as Rough Magic (The Portrait of… Read more »

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Clodagh Deegan

Clodagh Deegan is a Costume Designer whose background and training is in Film, but whose work in the last decade has also encompassed Theatre and Opera.  She has worked extensively with John McIlduff and Brian Irvine of Dumbworld, designing costumes for productions including “Things We Throw Away”, a series of Street Operas commissioned by Dublin… Read more »

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Valentina Gambardella

Valentina is an Italian designer and costume maker based in Ireland. She holds a MA with honours in Visual Arts and Media Studies and a diploma in Fashion Design and Tailoring. In the past years she has worked on a number of theater shows including: The Small Things (Corcadorca), Cosy (Gaitkrash), The Nightingale and the… Read more »