Deirdre Dwyer designs sets and costumes for theatre, opera, dance and film. She also adapts and directs her own work for young audiences. She is a member of BrokenCrow Theatre Company. She trained in UCC (BA in English and Drama and Theatre Sudies), at RWCMD (MA in Theatre Design, Cardiff and participated, as the Designer, in Rough Magic SEEDS3. She was awarded the first Pat Murray Bursary in 2009. She is a founder member of the Irish Society of Stage and Screen Designers and is Theatre Artist in Residence at Garter Lane Arts Centre, Waterford.
Previous work includes designs for the Everyman, BrokenCrow, Rough Magic, Theatre Royal, Junk Ensemble, Graffiti, Tinderbox, RSC Glasgow, Dublin Youth Theatre, Ulysses Opera Theatre, Linbury Studio LAMDA, Cork Opera House, Spraoi and Waterford Youth Arts.