Irish Times Theatre Awards Best set design: Sarah Bacon

best set design Irish Times Theatre Awards

Congratulations to Sarah Bacon, Best set design at the Irish Times Theatre Awards, for the Abbey Theatre and Lyric Theatre production of 'The Shadow of a Gunman' by Seán O’Casey. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

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Rigging for Film – Advanced Scaffolding in association with SOS Training Ltd.

This programme, aimed at riggers in the film industry, is a combination course; participants will have one week’s training on tube and fitting scaffolds and rigging for film, followed by the 10-day certified Advanced Scaffolding programme. The course covers the following:
Days One to Five:
• Relevant Legislation and Guidelines (C.O.P. TG20-13)
• Method Statements and Risk Assessments
• Manual Handling – best practises
• Harness inspections
• Scaffolding terminology and components

Vote NOW in Irish Times Theatre Awards for 2015

irish times theatre awards

Today 18 February is the last day to vote in the Irish Times Theatre Awards for productions staged in 2015. See:

Irish Times Theatre Awards

Best Scenography (Set design)
Sarah Bacon: For the Abbey Theatre and Lyric Theatre production of The Shadow of a Gunman, by Seán O’Casey
Aedín Cosgrove: For the Abbey Theatre’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, by William Shakespeare
Francis O’Connor: For the Druid Theatre and Lincoln Center Festival coproduction of DruidShakespeare, an adaptation by Mark O’Rowe
Ciaran O’Melia: For the Gate Theatre’s production of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet


This Irish Theatre Institute publication highlights designers and productions recognised as having made an outstanding and significant contributions to stage and screen design in 2007 - 2014. Stage is defined as: theatre, opera and dance; and the design areas are: costume, hair and make-up, lighting, set and sound. Screen is defined as: film and television drama; and the design areas are: costume, hair, make-up and production design.  

Screen Training Ireland Workshop: The Craft Of The Reader Report

The Craft Of The Reader Report

Scenographer Joe Vanek's 'Irish Theatrescapes' & Exhibition

Theatre Costume's designed by Joe Vanek. A neat, informative three day exhibition (closes 217th Nov) at Cross Gallery, Francis Street, Dublin 2. See a good, broad selection of his costume drawings and browse through the display copy of his splendid book 'Irish Theatrescapes' Joe must be congratulated on his vision and tenacity in producing this informative tome.
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Dublin Theatre Festival 2015

Dublin Theatre Festival

Dublin Theatre Festival is in full swing! After the fantastic opening night with Conor McPherson's The Night Alive at The Gaiety Theatrelast Thursday, the festival has taken Dublin by storm.
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Theatre Designers Model Boxes

The Box of Make Believe
At the Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge, County Kildare, Ireland 

Saturday 5th September, 2015 - Saturday 7th November, 2015
| Free

Dublin Fringe Festival

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