Organising circus conventions, occasional actor, traveling (work and leisure), and community radio.


Lir Academy Training
  • MFA Stage Design - 2019
    • Production
    • Role
    • Director
    • Homos, or Everyone in America
    • Lighting Designer
    • Chris Moran
    • Thirteen Steps to the Attic
    • Re-lighter and Operator
    • Rowan Tolley
    • The Water Boys
    • Lighting Designer and Touring Operator
    • Donal Gallagher
    • WAKE
    • Lighting (Operator and Designer)
    • Mairéad Folan
    • Shelter
    • Lighting (Operator and Rigger)
    • Oonagh Murphy
    • Furniture
    • Lighting (Operator, Rigger and Flyer)
    • Cathal Cleary
    • Blood Wedding
    • Lighting (Designer, Rigger and Programmer)
    • Sarah O'Toole
    • Dún na mBan Trí Thine
    • Subtitles (Programmer and Operator) / Qlab and Rigger for tour
    • Anne McCabe
Other Experience

Blue Hanley studied Irish and Psychology with Theatre and Performance Studies through NUI Galway's unique BA Connect program. During this time she won awards for acting and directing at intervarsity level. Blue began technical theatre life as a live subtitler in 2015, becoming involved in more general tech and finally finding lighting. After three years she decided to take on the MFA in Stage Design.


Lighting (Design, Rigging, Operating)

Live English Subtitles (for Irish-language Theatre)

Carpentry, Qlab

First Aid (General and Paediatric)

Stage Pass

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