Sarah Jane Shiels | LIGHTING DESIGNER
SJ has previously worked with ANU on World End’s Lane, The Boys of Foley Street, Laundry, Pals, Basin and Corners.
SJ began designing lighting in Dublin Youth Theatre, completing a BA in Drama and Theatre Studies 2006 and a M.Sc in Interactive Digital Media 2021 (Trinity College Dublin). Her work with Rough Magic began as a Seed from 2006 – 2008. From 2010 – 2017, she was co-artistic director of WillFredd Theatre.
Recent lighting designs include Conversations After Sex (This Is Pop Baby),The Veiled Ones (Junk Ensemble), Afterlove (Stephanie Dufresne, Galway Dance Project, Galway Arts Festival), The City is Never Finished (Peter Power, Kilkenny Arts Festival), I Walked into my Head (Karan Casey, Kilkenny Arts Festival), One Good Turn (Abbey Theatre), Day Crossing Farm (Marie Brett, Cork Midsummers Festival), Woman in the Machine (Carlow Arts Festival), Party Scene (This is Pop Baby), What Did I Miss?(The Ark), Sruth na Teanga (Branar Téatar do Pháistí), Hansel and Gretel (Irish National Opera, Theatre Lovett, Abbey Theatre), A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings (Collapsing Horse).