Catherine Fay

Bastard Amber by Liz Roche Company Costumes by Catherine Fay

Catherine Fay’s costume designs most recently include: Näher… nearer, closer, sooner (Liz Roche Company). Orfeo ed Euridici  (Irish National Opera), The Return of Ulysses (Opera Collective Ireland). The Plough and the Stars (Lyric Hammersmith / Abbey Theatre). In 2017, Girl Song (United Fall), 12 Minute Dances & Totems (Liz Roche Company), Owen Wingrave (Opera Collective Ireland), Acis and Galatea (Opera… Read more »


Ciaran Bagnall


Ciaran trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama in Cardiff and was made a fellow of the college in 2017. Recent Theatre includes: Set & Lighting Design: The Magic Flute (INO, Wexford Opera House, Gaiety Dublin); A Streetcar named Desire (Lyric Theatre, Belfast); Lady Magma (Atelier de Paris); The Last Yankee (Library Theatre, Bolton); UBU The King… Read more »


John Comiskey


John Comiskey has worked extensively in theatre, music, film and television. He curated and designed the first ever Irish participation at the Prague Quadrennial exhibition of world theatre design in 2007.  He has won Best Design at the Irish Theatre awards for Copenhagen (Rough Magic) and has been nominated several times for Best Lighting Design. Notable theatre productions include :Hamlet,… Read more »


Katie Davenport

Tales of Hoffman Katie Davenport

Katie is a costume and set designer and trained in Production Design for Stage and Screen at IADT (Institute of Art, Design & Technology) Dublin, graduating with a First Class Honours in 2014. In 2017 she held the position of designer in residence at The Gate theatre in Dublin. This year she was nominated for… Read more »


Niall Rea


Niall lectures in Theatre Design and Performing Arts at Institute of Technology Sligo. He received his AHRC funded doctorate from the Brian Friel Centre for Theatre Research Queen’s University in Belfast.As a designer, Niall has worked extensively all over the UK and Ireland, as well as in the rest of Europe and the USA. He… Read more »


Sarah Jane Shiels

SJ began designing lighting in Dublin Youth Theatre, completing a BA in Drama and Theatre Studies 2006 (Trinity), and the Rough Magic Seeds3 programme 2006 – 2008.  From 2010 – 2017, she was co-artistic director of WillFredd Theatre. Lighting designs include Sure Look It, Fuck It (This Is Pop Baby), Close Quarters (Out of Joint/Sheffield Crucible), FRNKNSTN, Mr Foley the… Read more »


Peter Power

IN CLOUDS PETER POWER Composer and Director

Peter Power is a Composer, Director and Sound Designer from Waterford based in Cork. His interests are in the collaborative creation of events using design-lead theatre, audio and music as a non-linear narrative source. His passion for this work stems from a want to pursue what cultural theorist and Architectural critic Charles Jencks called ‘extreme… Read more »


Jo Mangan

Jo Mangan Curator Ireland PQ2019

Jo is Director of Carlow Arts Festival which has a focus on site-specific, outdoor, street arts and circus. She is also Artistic Director of the company she co-founded The Performance Corporation. Current projects include directing the upcoming theatre/aerial dance show for Fidget Feet, as well as being Curator of the Ireland exhibition for the Prague… Read more »