Sinéad Wallace is resident Lighting Designer at The Lir Academy leading the Lighting Design module on the Masters in Stage Design.
Sinéad works as a lighting designer for Theatre, Opera and dance throughout Ireland. She has received Irish Times Theatre Awards for ‘Best Lighting’ three times between 2007 and 2010.
Sinéad’s recent lighting designs include Tartuffe and iGirl (Abbey Theatre); Bajazet, The Lighthouse and Least Like the Other (Irish National Opera) and In Middletown (Gate Theatre).
She has worked extensively for the Abbey Theatre, Corn Exchange and Irish National Opera, as well as for the Gate Theatre, Liz Roche Company and The Emergency Room.
Sinéad is particularly interested in sustainable theatre making and has been involved in drafting The Lir’s Sustainablity Policy and Action Plan.