Ciaran O’Melia

Lighting design
Set design

Ciaran O’Melia is a freelance designer, theatre maker and sometime performer based in Dublin. He studied at the Samuel Beckett Centre, Trinity College Dublin. He was a finalist exhibitor at World Stage Design 2013 in Cardiff, shortlisted Top 3 in the Performance Design category.

Recent designs include productions for the Gate Theatre, Croí Glan, The Lir, Wide Open Opera, Brokentalkers, Shaun Dunne/Talking Shop Ensemble, Rough Magic Theatre CompanyRay Scannell, Sorcha Kenny, Fearghus Ó Conchúir, Live Collision Festival, THEATREclub, The Company, THISISPOPBABY, Barabbas, Playgroup, and Loose Canon.

Awards
Nominated Best Design Dublin Fringe Festival Awards 2012 for "Hungry Tender" (THEATREclub)
Nominated Best Design Dublin Fringe Festival Awards 2010 for "As you are now so once were we" (The Company)
Best Production Irish Times Theatre Award 2008 for "Phaedra's Love" (Loose Canon)

Ciaran O’Melia   Twelfth Night

2014
Stage Theatre
Set design
Other featured designers
Emma Fraser
Tom Lane
Production company
Abbey Theatre
Premiere Venue
Abbey Theatre, Dublin
Writer
William Shakespeare
Director
Wayne Jordan
Photographer
Ros Kavanagh

Ciaran O’Melia   The Threepenny Opera

2013
Stage Theatre
Set design
Other featured designers
Catherine Fay
Production company
Gate Theatre
Premiere Venue
Gate Theatre, Dublin
Writer
Bertolt Brecht
Director
Wayne Jordan
Photographer
Matthew Thompson

Ciaran O’Melia   Cure

2013
Stage Dance
Lighting design
Other featured designers
Alma Kelliher
Production company
Fearghus Ó Conchúir
Premiere Venue
Project Arts Centre, Dublin (Space Upstairs)
Choreographer
Mikel Aristegui, Sarah Browne, Elena Giannotti, Stéphane Hisler, Bernadette Iglich, Matthew Morris and Fearghus Ó Conchúir
Photographer
Andy Ferreira
Jonathan Mitchell