Sarah-Jane Shiels

Lighting & Set Designer

Sarah Jane (SJ) is a free-lance lighting and set designer. She began designing as a member Dublin Youth Theatre at the age of 14, completing a BA in Drama and Theatre Studies 2006 (Trinity), and the Rough Magic Seeds3 programme 2006 - 2008.  From 2010 – 2017, she was co-artistic director of WillFredd Theatre.

Alongside lighting and sometimes set design, she is currently exploring interactive systems in the medium of light.

Awards:

2015 Irish Times Theatre Award, Best Lighting Design It Folds (Junk Ensemble and Brokentalkers) and PALS (ANU Productions)

2012 Dublin Fringe Festival, Best Offsite Production FARM (WillFredd Theatre)

2011 Dublin Fringe Festival, Spirit of the Fringe FOLLOW (WillFredd Theatre)

2009 Irish Times Theatre Award, Best Production Phaedra’s Love (Loose Canon)


Nominations:

2019 Irish Times Theatre Award, Best Lighting Design A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings (Collapsing Horse), Redemption Falls (Moonfish Theatre), Selvage (Brú Theatre)

2016 Irish Times Theatre Award, Best Lighting Design Town is Dead, (Abbey Theatre)

2013 Irish Times Theatre Award, Best Production FARM (WillFredd Theatre)

2010 Dublin Fringe Festival, Best Design Follow (WillFredd Theatre)

2006 Irish Times Theatre Award, Best Lighting Design The Duchess of Malfi (Loose Canon)

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