Sarah Jane Shiels

Lighting & Set Designer

Sarah Jane is a freelance theatre designer. She began lighting in Dublin Youth Theatre, completing a BA in Drama and Theatre Studies 2006 (Trinity College Dublin), and the Rough Magic Seeds3 programme, 2006  2008. Since 2010 she has been co-artistic director of WillFredd Theatre.​

Recent designs include The Effect (Rough Magic), Educating Rita (Lyric Theatre), Dublin Oldschool (Project Arts Centre), The Remains of Maise Duggan( Abbey Theatre), Override (White Label), Rising (Dublin Youth Theatre), Town is Dead( Abbey Theatre), The Cradle Will Rock (The Lir), She Knit the Roof (Earagail Arts Festival), Lessness (The EmergencyRoom), BEES!, Jockey, CARE, Farm, Follow (WillFredd Theatre), Everything Between Us, The Critic, The House Keeper, Plaza Suite (Rough Magic), PALS (Winner Irish Times Theatre Award Best Lighting 2015), The Boys of Foley Street, Laundry, World’s End Lane, Basin( ANU Productions), Dublin Oldschool (Project Arts Centre), How to Keep an Alien(Sonya Kelly/Rough Magic), It Folds (Winner Irish Times Theatre Award Best Lighting 2015), Dusk Ahead (Junk Ensemble), This Beach, Have I No Mouth, The Blue Boy, Silver Stars (Brokentalkers).

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