Sinéad McKenna – Set and Lighting Designer

Sinéad McKenna – Set and Lighting Designer

Sinead has received two Irish Times Theatre Awards for Best Lighting Design and a Drama Desk nomination for Best Lighting Design for a Musical.

Previous designs for Landmark include Howie the Rookie, Greener, October, The Last Days of the Celtic Tiger and Blackbird.

Recent designs include Grace Jones – Bloodlight and Bami (Blinder Films); Angela’s Ashes: The Musical; Futureproof (Everyman, Cork); and Nivelli’s War (Cahoots NI/ New Victory Theatre).

Other theatre designs include The Master Builder, Richard III and Uncle Vanya (West Yorkshire Playhouse); The Beckett/Pinter/Friel Festival, Private Lives (2016 and 2008), Juno and the Paycock, A Month in the Country, The Gigli Concert, The Mariner, The Price and An Ideal Husband (Gate Theatre); Maz and Bricks (Fishamble); Fire Below (Lyric and Abbey Theatre), What Put the Blood, The Wake, Othello, Aristocrats, Quietly, Alice in Funderland, The Plough and the Stars, 16 Possible Glimpses, The Burial at Thebes, Howie the Rookie, Finders Keepers (Abbey Theatre); The New Electric Ballroom (Druid); Dubliners (Corn Exchange); Famished Castle, Travesties, The Importance of Being Earnest, Improbable Frequency (Drama Desk nomination 2009, Best Lighting Design for a Musical), The Parker Project, Life is a Dream, Attempts on her Life and Dream of Autumn (Rough Magic); The Wolf and Peter, Agnes, Pageant, Swept (CoisCéim); Invitation to a Journey (CoisCéim/Fishamble/Crash Ensemble); Don Giovanni (OTC); La Traviata (Malmö Opera House); The Rape of Lucretia  (IYO), The Magic Flute, The Marriage of Figaro (Opera Theatre Company);  A Midsummer Night’ Dream (Opera Ireland).

She has also worked with Decadent, Gare Saint Lazare, Corn Exchange, THISISPOPBABY, Siren, The Lyric, Second Age, The Performance Corporation, Semper Fi and Gúna Nua.