Ciaran Cunningham has worked closely alongside Ella Mesma since 2011, lighting ECDYSIS (Sadler’s Wells Lilian Baylis Studio/UK Tour); ORIXAS (The Place Robin Howard Dance Theatre/UK Tour): EVOL (Birmingham Hippodrome/UK Tour): LADYLIKE (Sadler’s Wells theatre/ UK Tour).
Ciarán Cunningham trained at East 15 Acting School where he gained a BA Honors in Stage Management and Technical Theatre (Lighting Design). Now working as freelance Lighting Designer creating lighting Designs for Dance, Theatre & music. INTO THE WOODS and BRINK (Manchester Royal Exchange). SIZWE BANZI IS DEAD (Young Vic/UK Tour); SOUND OF YELLOW (Young Vic); SENSE OF SOUND’S: MIGRATION MUSIC (Liverpool Everyman Theatre); SCRAPPERS (Liverpool Playhouse)
Lighting design credits for Ballet & Dance: AFD: JAZZ (Florence Fould Hall NYC); AFD: JUST DANCE (Piazza Teatru Rjal Malta/Winchester Theatre Royal); AFD: POP 8 (Lion and Unicorn Theatre); UP & OVER IT (Hackney Empire Theatre); 4 BY 6 and REALPOLTIK (Michaelis Theatre) and BIRDS (UK Tour).