Photograph from The Children's Hour - lighting design by Ronan
© Emmet Curtain L506 Marlene | Photographer: Emmet Curtain | From the show The Children's Hour
Photograph from The Children's Hour - lighting design by Ronan
© Emmet Curtain Photographer: Emmet Curtain | From the show The Children's Hour
Photograph from The Children's Hour - lighting design by Ronan
© Emmet Curtain You will always be caught out in a lie ... | Photographer: Emmet Curtain | From the show The Children's Hour
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Ronan O'Shea

Ronan is a Lighting Designer, Director, and Filmmaker based in Cork City, Ireland.
Originally from Killarney in Co. Kerry, Ronan graduated in 2019 with a Bachelor’s degree in Film and Screen Media (Hons) with a keen interest in Lighting Design and Directing from University College Cork.

Ronan is the proud recipient of the ETC Fred Foster Mentorship Award 2019/2020.

Ronan is a Lighting Specialist for 3LR Design Inc. A global architectural lighting design firm based in North Carolina. See go.3lrdeign.com

His lighting design credits include, Joseph and his Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat (dir. Peter Kennedy, I.N.E.C. Arena, 2020), ELECTRA (dir. Aideen Fox, KINO Cork, 2020), Woman and Scarecrow (dir. Megan O’Connor, Granary, 2019), Straight On ‘Til Morning (dir. Aoife Commons, Theatre Development Centre, 2019) and The Things I Could Never Tell Stephen (dir. Aidan Fitzgerald, Granary Theatre, 2018). He also won ‘Best Lighting Design’ with U.C.C. Dramat for The Children’s Hour (dir. Aideen Fox, Granary Theatre, 2018).

His recent directing credits include; Godspell (Musical, 2020), Epitaph (Short Film, 2019), Older (Music Video, 2019), Seen But Not Heard (Short Documentary, 2018), Bonnie and Clyde (Musical, 2018) and Soho Cinders (Musical, 2017).

Away from the theatre, he runs his own media business; Ronan O’Shea Media, where Ronan and his team produce high quality video content as well as consult for both creative and commercial clients.
Visit ronanosheamedia.com for further information.

Previous productions

Show name Type Venue/Company Role Creative Team Opened
The Children's Hour Theatre Granary Theatre Cork
UCC Dramat
Lighting Designer Director: Aideen Fox
Set designer: Stefan Healy
Nov 2017
Theatre:
  • Regional (Main House)
  • Regional (Studio)
  • Small Scale Touring
  • Fringe / Pub Theatre
  • Education Establishment
  • Touring relights
Musical:
  • Regional (Main House)
  • Regional (Studio)
  • Small Scale / Fringe
  • Education Establishment
Dance:
  • Medium Scale
  • Small Scale
Corporate:
  • Conferences
Architectural:
  • Domestic
  • Leisure & Entertainment
  • Marine & Aviation
  • Places of Worship
Non-professional:
  • Musicals
  • Plays
  • Projection / Video Design
Education:
  • Lectures
  • Workshops
  • Training
Contact method Details
Email address ronanoshea_@hotmail.com
Email address ronan.oshea@3lrdesign.com

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