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Alan Mooney

Alan Mooney is a collaborative lighting artist who works principally in live performance including theatre, dance and opera. His core artistic drive lies in crafting a visual language to help both tell and augment story.

Lighting design work for stage includes Echo (Dominic O’Brien and Smock Alley); Breathwork (Irish National Opera); Something Different (Tinderbox); The History of the Troubles [accordin’ to my Da] (GBL Productions and Grand Opera House); Conversations on a Crosstown Algorithm (National Sculpture Factory); Present Laughter (Cork Arts Theatre); Tkuir (Outburst Queer Arts Festival); Julius Caesar (TU Dublin); The Half Moon (Green Shoot); The Revolution Will Be Streamed, We Like It Here and Assembly Required (Headrush, Ireland); Hatch (Fidget Feet Aerial Dance); Anthem (Sarah Baxter and Alice Malseed/CQAF Belfast); Two Fingers Up (SkelpieLimmer); Three Men in a Boat (Minnow Theatre); The Worst Café in the World (Big Telly); A Thought for Your Pennies (Tinderbox); He Ain’t Heavy (Silver Bullet Theatre Co); Borderland (Soda Bread Theatre); Mary and Me (Wild Productions and Patrick Talbot Productions); Cock (Theatre Creature and Granary Theatre) and Song Factory (Coláiste Stiofáin Naofa, Granary Theatre).

Other credits include as associate lighting designer on the double-bill Mavra / Pierrot Lunaire (Royal Opera and Jette Parker Programme) and as assistant lighting and relighter How to Be a Dancer in Seventy-Two Thousand Easy Lessons (Teaċ Daṁsa and Gate Theatre).

Select relighter credits include Werther (Irish National Opera), Dances Like a Bomb (Junk Ensemble), The New Electric Ballroom (Gate Theatre) and Solar Bones (Rough Magic).