Sarah Jane Shiels

Costume design
Lighting design
Set design

Sarah Jane Shiels began lighting in Dublin Youth Theatre, completing a BA in Drama and Theatre Studies, Trinity College Dublin, and the Rough Magic SEEDS programme.

She has designed for productions by ANU Productions, Emmet Kirwan, The Lir Academy, Jessica Kennedy, Rough Magic Theatre Company, Liv O’Donoghue, Emma Martin Dance, WillFredd Theatre, junk ensemble, Peacock Theatre and Brokentalkers.

Sarah Jane is also co-artistic director of WillFredd Theatre.

Awards
Best Off-Site Production, Dublin Fringe Festival 2012 for 'Farm' (WillFredd)
Nominated Best Lighting Design, Irish Times Theatre Awards 2006 for 'The Dutchess of Malfi' (Loose Canon)
Best Lighting Design, Irish Times Theatre Awards 2015, for the Brokentalkers and Junk Ensemble production of 'It Folds', and Anu Productions’ 'Pals: The Irish at Gallipoli'

Sarah Jane Shiels   How To Keep an Alien

2014
Stage Theatre
Lighting design
Set design
Other featured designers
Carl Kennedy
Production company
Rough Magic Theatre Company
Premiere Venue
Project Arts Centre, Dublin (Cube)
Writer
Sonya Kelly
Director
Gina Moxley
Photographer
Anthony Woods

Sarah Jane Shiels   Between Trees and Water

2014
Stage Theatre
Lighting design
Other featured designers
Deirdre Dwyer
Tom Lane
Production company
Painted Bird Productions
Premiere Venue
South Studios, Dublin
Writer
Thomas Conway
Director
Fiona McGeown

Sarah Jane Shiels   With Raised Arms

2013
Stage Dance
Lighting design
Other featured designers
Tom Lane
Premiere Venue
Project Arts Centre, Dublin
Choreographer
Liv O'Donoghue
Photographer
Luca Truffarelli

Sarah Jane Shiels   Tundra

2014
Stage Dance
Lighting design
Set design
Other featured designers
Catherine Fay
Nick Roth
Production company
Emma Martin Dance
Premiere Venue
Samuel Beckett Theatre, Dublin
Choreographer
Emma Martin
Photographer
Ros Kavanagh

Sarah Jane Shiels   Mr Foley The Radio Operator

2014
Stage Theatre
Lighting design
Other featured designers
Carl Kennedy
Theatre Lovett
Production company
Theatre Lovett
Premiere Venue
Town Hall Theatre, Galway
Writer
Frances Kay in collaboration with Theatre Lovett
Director
Muireann Ahern
Photographer
Brian Cregan

Sarah Jane Shiels   CARE

2014
Stage Theatre
Lighting design
Set design
Other featured designers
Production company
WillFredd
Premiere Venue
Project Arts Centre, Dublin (Cube)
Director
Sophie Motley
Photographer
Declan English

Sarah Jane Shiels   Dusk Ahead

2013
Stage Dance
Lighting design
Other featured designers
Sabine Dargent
Denis Clohessy
Production company
junk ensemble
Premiere Venue
Watergate Theatre, Kilkenny
Choreographer
Jessica Kennedy & Megan Kennedy
Photographer
Luca Truffarelli
Ines Billings

Sarah Jane Shiels   Mice Will Play

2013
Stage Theatre
Costume design
Lighting design
Production company
Dublin Fringe Festival in association with Caomhín O Raghaillagh and Nic Gareiss
Premiere Venue
Project Arts Centre, Dublin (Cube)
Director
Sophie Motley
Photographer
Declan English

Sarah Jane Shiels   Boys of Foley Street

2012
Stage Theatre
Lighting design
Other featured designers
Owen Boss
Niamh Lunny
Ivan Birthistle
Vincent Doherty
Production company
ANU Productions
Premiere Venue
Various locations around Foley Street, Dublin
Director
Louise Lowe
Photographer
Patrick Redmond

Sarah Jane Shiels   FARM

2012
Stage Theatre
Costume design
Lighting design
Set design
Production company
WillFredd
Premiere Venue
Unit 30 (warehouse), Trinity Enterprise Centre, Dublin
Director
Sophie Motley
Photographer
Kilian Waters

Sarah Jane Shiels   Shibari

2012
Stage Theatre
Lighting design
Other featured designers
Frank Conway
Eimer Ní Mhaoldomhnaigh
Denis Clohessy
Val Sherlock
Production company
Abbey Theatre
Premiere Venue
Abbey Theatre, Dublin (Peacock stage)
Writer
Gary Duggan
Director
Tom Creed
Photographer
Fiona Morgan

Sarah Jane Shiels   The Housekeeper

2012
Stage Theatre
Lighting design
Other featured designers
Bláithín Sheerin
Production company
Rough Magic Theatre Company
Premiere Venue
Project Arts Centre, Dublin (Space Upstairs)
Writer
Morna Regan
Director
Lynne Parker
Photographer
Patrick Redmond

Sarah Jane Shiels   FOLLOW

2010
Stage Theatre
Costume design
Lighting design
Set design
Production company
WillFredd Theatre
Premiere Venue
The Lir, Dublin
Writer
Co-Created by WillFredd Theatre in association with Shane O'Reilly and Jack Cawley
Director
Sophie Motley
Photographer
Declan English

Sarah Jane Shiels   Phaedra's Love

2008
Stage Theatre
Lighting design
Other featured designers
Ciaran O'Melia
Carl Kennedy
Production company
Loose Canon Theatre Company
Premiere Venue
Project Arts Centre, Dublin (Space Upstairs)
Writer
Sarah Kane
Director
Jason Byrne

Sarah Jane Shiels   The Maids

2007
Stage Theatre
Lighting design
Other featured designers
Production company
Loose Canon Theatre Company
Premiere Venue
Project Arts Centre, Dublin (Space Upstairs)
Writer
Jean Genet
Director
Jason Byrne
Photographer
Ros Kavanagh