Paul Keogan

This Season

The Marriage of Figaro, Aida


Paul Keogan studied Drama at Trinity College Dublin and Glasgow University. He makes his Irish National Opera debut in Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro in April. 

His other opera credits include Verdi’s Falstaff (Vienna State Opera), Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte (Korea National Opera), Piazzolla’s Maria de Buenos Aires (Cork Opera House), Poulenc’s Dialogues des Carmelites and Saint-Saëns’s Samson et Dalila (Grange Park Opera), Klaas de Vries’s Wake (Nationale Reisopera, Netherlands), Massenet’s Thérèse and La Navarraise, Foroni’s Cristina, regina Di Svezia and Rimsky-Korsakov’s Snegurochka (Wexford Festival Opera), Janáček’s The Makropulos Case (Opera Zuid, Netherlands), Shostakovich’s Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, Mark Antony Turnage’s The Silver Tassie and Jake Heggie’s Dead Man Walking (Opera Ireland). 

His theatre designs include Wilde’s Lady Windermere’s Fan (Vaudeville Theatre, London), O’Casey’s The Plough and The Stars (Lyric Hammersmith/Abbey Theatre Dublin), Ross O’Carroll Kelly’s Postcards from the Ledge (Landmark Productions), Teresa Deevy’s Katie Roche, David Ireland’s Cyprus Avenue, Mark O’Rowe’s Our Few and Evil Days, James Plunkett’s The Risen People and Richard Dormer’s Drum Belly (Abbey Theatre, Dublin), Hans Christian Andersen/Nancy Harris’s The Red Shoes, Conor McPherson’s The Birds, Brian Friel’s Performances, Frank McGuinness’s The Gates of Gold, Brian Friel’s Molly Sweeney (Gate Theatre, Dublin), Harold Pinter’s The Caretaker (Bristol Old Vic), Janet Plater’s The Gaul (Hull Truck), Molière’s The Miser (Garrick Theatre, London), Nina Raine’s Tribes (Crucible, Sheffield), Rosemary Jenkinson’s Here Comes The Night (Lyric Theatre, Belfast), Tennessee Williams’s A Streetcar Named Desire (Liverpool Playhouse), Kathleen Chandler’s Before it Rains (Sherman Cymru), Caryl Churchill’s Far Away (Corcadorca Theatre Company), and John B Keane’s Big Maggie (Druid, Galway).