Jenny Whyte

Costume, Prop, Make-Up & Set Designer

Jenny Whyte is a performance designer and visual artist. She specialises in costume, set, prop and theatrical makeup design. She is also a theatre design lecturer at MTU Cork School of Music.She is originally from Wicklow, where she studied Art, Craft and Design before moving to Cork to earn a BA Honours in Theatre and Drama Studies from MTU.

Jenny’s most recent productions include; Set Design for LIGHT FALLS (MTU Cork School of Music), Set & Costume Design for THE HARE (Once Off Productions. Originally developed with support from the Abbey Theatre and Cairde Sligo Arts Festival). Set, Costume & Prop design for BUILT ON BRIDGES (Helga Deasy Dance / Firkin Crane), Costume Design for CURA (Helga Deasy Dance / Firkin Crane), Prop Maker for MORRIGAN (Cork Opera House / Everyman), Scenic artist for THE WAKEFIRES (ANU Productions), Art Director/Set Designer for MEADOWLANDS (Netflix / Sandpaper Films), Costume Design for HUMANS: A ROBOT MUSICAL (Graffiti Theatre / Everyman) and Design Assistant for THE HEART OF A DOG (Everyman / Dublin Theatre Festival) which was nominated for an Irish Times Theatre Award for Best Costume Design in 2022.
Other credits include; Costume Design for EARTHQUAKES IN LONDON (MTU Cork School of Music), BLÁTHANNA (ScareFlowers) and TALL TAIL (ALSA Productions).

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