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 – Lucy Ryan

Lucy has worked as an independent producer, working with a wide range of artists, writers, companies and festivals. She was Executive Producer at Corn Exchange Theatre company from 2013- 2018. Lucy started her career in London at The Donmar Warehouse and has worked on creative projects in theatre, film and TV for over 20 years.


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.


General Manager / Bar & Catering 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 – Sarah O’Neill


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 + Hannah Reid

Box Office

Ali Fox, Amy Dunne, Louis Deslis, Stephen Murray

Front of House Team

Emily Fox, Ceara Carney, Mark O’Reilly, , Nessa Matthews, Aoife Fitzpatrick, Sarah Foley, Ella Scally, Dylan Tonge Jones, Ashlynn O’Neill, Frankie Martyn, Matt McGowan, James Hudson, Josh Dorrell

Housekeeping Team

Clean 4 U