Sinead McKenna

Sinead McKenna  /  Lighting Designer

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

Previous designs for Landmark include The Approach, Howie the RookieGreenerOctoberThe Last Days of the Celtic Tiger and Blackbird.

Lighting design for film includes Grace Jones – Bloodlight and Bami (Blinder Films).

Recent theatre designs include Parade (Théâtre du Chatelet); Epiphany, Furniture, Shelter and New Electric Ballroom (Druid); The Children, Beginning, AssassinsThe Beckett/Pinter/Friel FestivalPrivate Lives, Juno and the PaycockA Month in the CountryThe Gigli ConcertThe MarinerThe Price and An Ideal Husband (Gate Theatre); The Unmanageable Sisters (Abbey Theatre); Angela’s AshesThe MusicalFutureproof (Everyman, Cork); and Nivelli’s War (Cahoots NI/ New Victory Theatre).

Other theatre designs include The Master BuilderRichard III and Uncle Vanya (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Maz and Bricks (Fishamble); Fire Below (Lyric and Abbey Theatre); What Put the BloodThe WakeOthelloAristocratsQuietlyAlice in FunderlandThe Plough and the Stars16 Possible GlimpsesThe Burial at ThebesHowie the RookieFinders Keepers (Abbey Theatre); Dubliners (Corn Exchange); The Importance of Being EarnestThe Parker ProjectLife is a DreamAttempts on her Life and Dream of Autumn (Rough Magic); The Wolf and PeterAgnesPageant and Swept (CoisCéim); Invitation to a Journey (CoisCéim/Crash Ensemble/Fishamble/GIAF).

Opera includes The Tales of Hoffman and Don Giovanni (INO); La Traviata (Malmö Opera House); The Rape of Lucretia (IYO); The Magic Flute and The Marriage of Figaro (Opera Theatre Company); and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Opera Ireland).