Bio

Alan Mooney is an Irish lighting designer for theatre, dance and opera. Originally from Cork, he began lighting with UCC Dramat while completing his BA in English and History at University College Cork. He is a member of both the Irish Society of Stage and Screen Designers and the UK Association of Lighting and Production Designers. He was chosen to be a Lumière on the ALPD 2020 Lumière Mentorship Scheme where he was mentored by award winning lighting designer Charles Balfour. He was a Gap Day Artist in 2021/2022. He is currently working as Associate Lighting Designer to LD Lucy Carter on the upcoming Royal Opera House double bill production of Mavra / Pierrot Lunaire.


Recent lighting design work for stage includes The Half Moon (Green Shoot Productions), The Revolution Will Be Streamed (Headrush, Ireland), Hatch (Fidget Feet Aerial Dance), Anthem (Sarah Baxter & Alice Malseed / CQAF Belfast), Three Men in a Boat (Minnow Theatre), Two Fingers Up (SkelpieLimmer), The Worst Café in the World (Big Telly Theatre Co.), A Thought for Your Pennies (Tinderbox Theatre Co.), Assembly Required (Headrush, Ireland), Sweet Sensations (Teri FitzGerald / Dublin Fringe), He Ain't Heavy (Silver Bullet Theatre Co.), The Wrongs and Rites of Grosvenor Square (Adam Wyeth), We Like It Here (Headrush, Ireland), Borderland (Soda Bread Theatre), Mary and Me (Wild Productions & Patrick Talbot Productions), Cock (Theatre Creature & Granary Theatre) and Song Factory (Coláiste Stiofáin Naofa & Granary Theatre).

 

Lighting design for camera includes Two Fingers Up (SkelpieLimmer) and A Midsummer Celebration (Tobi Omoteso & Cork Midsummer Festival). 

As a relighter he has relit work on A Night In November (LD Conleth White / Soda Bread Theatre Company), Bingo Wings (LD Sarah Jane Shiels / Fidget Feet Aerial Dance) and Spliced (LD Eoin Winning / Chalk It Down Production & The Everyman Cork).