Ciaran is a lighting and set designer with over 25 years experience in theatre design. He is based in Belfast and is an associate artist with Prime Cut Productions. He made his Irish National Opera debut with the set and lighting for Mozart’s The Magic Flute in 2019. His recent lighting designs include The Lonesome West, The Lieutenant of Inishmore, The Cripple of Inishmaan (Gaiety Theatre, Dublin); Romeo & Juliet (Regent’s Park, London); There are Little Kingdoms (Town Hall Theatre, Galway); Scrapefoot (The Ark, Dublin); The Anvil (Manchester Theatre Festival 2019); Hamlet (Octagon Theatre, Bolton); Pentecost (Lyric Theatre, Belfast); Perseverance Drive (Bush Theatre, London); Dido, Queen of Carthage (RSC); Much Ado about Nothing (RSC, Stratford Upon Avon and London West End). His recent set and lighting designs include: Cavalcaders (Druid); X’ntigone (MAC, Belfast/Abbey Theatre, Dublin); Rough Girls, A Streetcar named Desire, RED, Lovers (Lyric Theatre, Belfast); The Whip (RSC); A Christmas Carol, The Great Gatsby (Gate, Dublin); The Merchant of Venice (Great Theatre, Shanghai); UBU The King, The Man Who Fell to Pieces, Hard to be Soft, Lally the Scut, The God of Carnage, Villa, Discurso, Tejas Verdes (MAC, Belfast); The Train, Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme (Abbey Theatre, Dublin); Macbeth (Shakespeare’s Globe, London); Othello (RSC); Shoot the Crow (Grand Opera House, Belfast); Snookered (Bush Theatre, London); The Killing of Sister George (Arts Theatre, London); A Slight Ache and Landscape (Lyttelton Theatre, National Theatre London).