Emma Russell

Course Information

Course Name:

Bachelor in Stage Management & Technical Theatre

Year of Graduation:


Productions at The Lir Academy

The Caucasian Chalk CircleLX Programmer/OperatorTom Creed
YenCompany Stage Manager/Deputy Stage ManagerJack Reardon
Much Ado About NothingAssistant Stage ManagerRonan Phelan
The SkrikerCostume SupervisorTom Creed
Children of the SunChief LXLynne Parker
Three WintersScenic Artist and Prop MakerDavid Horan

Special Skills

Good Knowledge on ETC EOS family consoles. Experienced in LX (rigging,operating and focusing),sound (rigging and operating), Good working knowledge of AutoCAD and Vectorworks. Basic Knowledge in QLab 2 and 3. Experienced in Stage Management, costume and sewing, prop making, score reading. Comfortable with Microsoft and Apple Mac operating system. Awareness of fire safety and working at height. Qualified in first aid (2015, 2017) and manual handling.

Previous Experience

Freelance LX rigger in The Abbey Theatre
Work Placement in The Abbey Theatre working in Stage Management, LX and Production Management
Lighting designer and Technician for Stage Craft’s Musical Mania, 2017
Stage Manager in The Pavillion Theatre with The Drama Academy Dublin, Annually, 2014 - Present
Company/Deputy Stage Manager - Running with Dinosaurs by Nadine Flynn, Directed by Lee Wilson at The New Theatre
Local crew for Riverdance and load-in’s
Chief LX/Operator, St. Andrews College Productions, 2013-2015.
Stage Crew, St.Andrews College Productions, 2010-2013.


Reading, drawing, outdoor adventure and swimming.