Sarah Jane Shiels | Lighting Designer

Lighting Designer

Sarah Jane Shiels



Sarah Jane began designing lighting in Dublin Youth Theatre, completing an MSc in Interactive Digital Media in 2021 and a BA in Drama and Theatre Studies in 2006 (Trinity College Dublin), and the Rough Magic SEEDS3 programme in 2006-8. From 2010 to 2017, she was co-artistic director of WillFredd Theatre. Previous work with INO includes Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel (a co-production with Theatre Lovett and the Abbey Theatre) and Evangelia Rigaki’s This Hostel Life. Other recent lighting designs include This Shit Happens All The Time (Lyric Theatre Belfast), SHIT, Conversations After Sex (THISISPOPBABY), All the Angels (Rough Magic Theatre Company), Book of Names (ANU Productions), The Veiled Ones (Junk Ensemble), Afterlove (Stephanie Dufresne, Galway Dance Project, Galway International Arts Festival), One Good Turn (Abbey Theatre) and A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings (Collapsing Horse).

April 2023