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Joan O’Clery – Costume Designer

Three-time winner of The Irish Times Irish Theatre Award for Best Costume Design, Joan has originated the costumes for several world premieres by major Irish writers, including Seamus Heaney, Brian Friel, Tom Murphy and Frank McGuinness. Her costumes are regularly seen on many stages around Ireland. Highlights of her costuming work include Macbeth at the RSC; An Enemy of the People at the Gate Theatre; DruidMurphy, a trilogy of Tom Murphy plays; and She Stoops to Conquer at the Abbey Theatre. For Landmark she has costumed The Second Violinist (co-produced with Wide Open Opera) and Woyzeck in Winter (co-produced with Galway International Arts Festival). Twice nominated for IFTA awards for her screen work, films include King of the Travellers; Swansong; Snap; Out of Innocence; and Mark O’Rowe’s feature debut, The Delinquent Season. Opera designs include La Traviata for ENO and Dubliners for Wexford Festival Opera.