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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.


Director of Programming & Finance – Aisling Mooney

Aisling Mooney worked with the Abbey Theatre for 12 years. She has 25 years experience in professional theatre. Aisling was the first female Technical Director at the Abbey Theatre. While at the Abbey, Aisling was a Stage Manager, Production Manager, Head of Production and Technical Director before leaving in 2018 to take up the role of Director of Programming and Finance at Smock Alley. She toured nationally with the Abbey Theatre, Opera Theatre Company, Druid, Galloglass Theatre Company and Smashing Times. In order to understand the writer/director perspective, in 2012, Aisling directed “My One and Only”, a one-woman show adapted by her from a radio play by Dawn King in Theatre Upstairs.


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 – Clodagh Mooney Duggan

Clodagh was promoted to Front of House Manager, after joining the team in 2014. Clodagh is a graduate of the Gaiety School of Acting, and is currently working as a freelance Actor, as well as working as the Front of House Manager in Smock Alley.


Technical Team

Brian Nutley & Ross McSherry

Box Office

Ali Fox, Amy Dunne, Michael-David McKernan, Louis Deslis + Jess Leen

Front of House Team

Olga Criado Monleon, Ashleigh Dorrell, Sinead Purcell, Grace Corry, Maya Cullen Petrovic, David Donovan, Emily Fox, Ceara Carney, Mark O’Reilly, Ian Toner, Shane Gill, Michael-David McKernan, Karen Killeen, Fionnuala Gygax, Nessa Matthews, Jamie Hallahan, Aoife Fitzpatrick

Housekeeping Team

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