Sarah Bacon | Set Designer

Set Designer

Sarah Bacon



Sarah trained on the Motley Theatre Design Course in London, having previously studied architecture at University College Dublin. She designs sets and costumes for theatre, opera, dance and film. Her recent work includes, Luck Just Kissed You Hello (Peacock Theatre), production design on Irish National Opera’s 20 Shots of Opera (filmed in the Gaiety Theatre, November 2020), Mozart’s The Abduction from The Seraglio (INO, cancelled due to the pandemic), What did I Miss? (The Ark), set and costume design on Drama at Inish, City Song (Winner of the 2019 Irish Times Theatre Award for Best Set Design), Anna Karenina, The Shadow of a Gunman (Abbey Theatre, winner of the 2016 Irish Times Theatre Award for Best Set Design), Beginning/The Children, ASSASSINS (Gate Theatre), Hecuba, Melt, The Effect, Everything Between Us (Rough Magic), The Water Orchard (Collapsing Horse), Tina’s Idea of Fun (Peacock Theatre). Other costume designs include Look Back in Anger (Gate Theatre), The Patient Gloria (Peacock Theatre), The Rehearsal: Playing The Dane (Pan Pan Theatre). She designed the ShortWorks, at Wexford Festival Opera for four seasons between 2008 and 2013, and made her mainstage design debut ­there with Cilea’s L’Arlesiana in 2012. In 2010 she was a Linbury Prize finalist, and exhibited her work at the National Theatre, London.

April 2023