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Thursday, 5 September 2013

The Creative Team

We are delighted to have such a talented and world renowned team working with us on this show. Here is some background information on each of them and we hope you come to see the production and experience their work for yourself.

Conor Murphy - Set & Costume Designer
 Conor is a set and costume designer for opera, theatre and dance. He trained at Wimbledon School of Art and completed an MA in Scenography in Utrecht, Holland. He has designed sets and costumes for opera, theatre and dance production in Ireland and abroad.

Recent opera includes: I Puritani (Grange Park Opera) Lohengrin (Royal Swedish Opera), La boheme and Wake (Nationale Reisopera Holland) The Marriage of Figaro (Grange Park Opera), La Clemenza di Tito (Opera North and Nancy) Aida (Dublin), L’Heureespagnoleand Gianni Schicchi (Wiesbaden), Rape of Lucretia and Rake’s Progress (Angers Nantes Opera, St Etienne), Powder Her Face (ROH, Flanders Opera), Salome (Montpellier and Korean National Opera), Rape of Lucretia (De Vlaamse Opera).

Theatre and dance includes: The Government Inspector, The Resistable Rise of Arturo Ui,The Crucible and The Rivals (Abbey Theatre); with Marguerite Donlon: Labyrinth of Love (Rambert), Giselle Re-Loaded, Midsummer Night’s Dream and Carmen (Saarbrucken).

 Examples of his designs can be seen at

Kevin Treacy - Lighting Designer
Theatre credits include: The Government Inspector (Abbey Theatre); Twelfth Night (Nottingham Playhouse); Theatre Brothel (Almeida Festival); The Shawshank Redemption (Gaiety Theatre and West End); Love, Billy (Lyric Theatre); The Seafarer (Perth Theatre); Drive-By (Dublin Fringe Festival and Canterbury Festival); The Nose (Irish Times award for Best Lighting Design), The Yokohama Delegation (The Performance Corporation). Opera credits include: Orpheus in the Underworld (Scottish Opera); Tosca, The Flying Dutchman (NI Opera); Rodelinda (Royal College of Music); Xerxes, La Tragédie de Carmen, Flavio (English Touring Opera). Future projects include L’elisir d’Amore (NI Opera) Faramondo (Händel Festspiele Göttingen) Macbeth and Blithe Spirit (Perth Theatre).  Find out more about his work at
Kevin Courtney - Set Construction
Kevin is delighted to be working with Siamsa Tíre again, having previously built 'Tobair na Scéalta', 'Moriarty', and 'Clann Lir' for the Company, and also 'Massabielle, the story of St. Bernadette' for Fr. Pat Ahern in the KDYS Hall Tralee. Kevin lives and works in Dromid in South Kerry and has just recently completed the fitup for 'Riverdance the Show' in the Gaiety Theatre and The Sinn Féin Ard Fheis in Castlebar. A very big thank you to Anthony Mooney, Pierce Courtney and Kealan Farley who assisted in the Construction and also to Sandra Butler who was the Scenic Artist.

Caroline Butler - Costume Supervisor and Maker
Caroline has worked for numerous companies such as Opera Ireland, The Gaiety Theatre and Second Age Theatre Company. She has worked for Abhann Productions for over seven years and has toured extensively with Riverdance as Costume Supervisor for over five years.
The costumes for Imigéin look fantastic and we can't wait to see them on stage tonight!


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