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Meet The Team

Director – Patrick Sutton

Director of Smock Alley Theatre, for the past ten years he has been working with a dedicated team to bring this culturally significant project to fruition. He is currently a board member of The Lisa Richards Actors agency, The Arts for Peace Foundation, The Gaiety School of Acting and Smock Alley Theatre. He regularly teaches in the USA and is also the director of COMMUNICATE, a communications company working at a senior level in politics, industry and the arts, and is a former Government appointee to the board of The Irish Museum of Modern Art.


Box Office & Marketing Manager – Osgar Dukes

Osgar has worked in various box-offices over the past 16 years, most extensively in the Civic Theatre in Tallaght and The Old Vic Theatre in London. He has been with Smock Alley since 2012. He graduated from The London College of Music with a degree in Music Performance (drums) and also works as a sound designer.


Technical Manager – David Halpin

David is the Technical Director of Smock Alley Theatre and before this he was the Assistant Technical Manager at The Dunamaise Arts Centre. He has toured shows throughout Ireland, holds an MA in Modern Drama and leads the technical issues regarding, theatre performances, stage lighting and sound, Audio visual, crew staffing, hiring of equipment, maintenance contracts, on- going building works, corporate events and performances.


Catering and Bar Manager – Paul Clune

Paul has been with Smock Alley since it reopened in 2012; playing an integral role in the development of Smock Alley’s creative and seasonal menus. After studying Culinary Arts in Dublin Institute of Technology, Paul has gone on to work as a Chef, and Bar Manager in a number of establishments in both Ireland and the South of France.


Events Manager – Conor Byrne

Conor Byrne is the Events Manager in Smock Alley Theatre. Since graduating with a BA in English Literature, Drama and Psychoanalysis from the Dublin Business School and a MA in Drama and Performance studies from UCD Conor began a career in Telecommunications. After several years in that sector which included a secondment to the Middle East he returned to his first love which is theatre.

Front Of House Manager – Grace Corry

Grace joined the team at Smock Alley in 2015. After receiving a degree in Performing Arts and an MA in Film and TV from DCU, Grace currently works as a freelance videographer as well as managing Front of House in Smock Alley.


Technical Team

Brian Nutley & Ross McSherry

Box Office

Ali Fox, Amy Dunne, Louis Deslis, Ashleigh Dorrell

Front of House Team

Clodagh Mooney Duggan, Ashleigh Dorrell, Maya Cullen Petrovic, David Donovan, Emily Fox, Ceara Carney, Mark O’Reilly, Ian Toner, Michael-David McKernan, Fionnuala Gygax, Nessa Matthews, Jamie Hallahan, Aoife Fitzpatrick, Sarah Foley, Ella Scally, Dylan Tonge Jones

Housekeeping Team

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