Sinead McKenna studied Drama and Theatre at Trinity College Dublin and graduated in 2000. Working as a technician while studying, she developed a love of the medium of light. Since then Sinead has been fortunate to work with most of the major theatre companies, designers, producers, performers and practitioners in Ireland, and has enjoyed lasting and fruitful collaborations with many.
Recent dance designs include productions by CoisCéim Dance Theatre. Opera designs include productions by Malmo Opera House, Irish Youth Opera, Opera Theatre Company, and Opera Ireland. Theatre designs include productions by West Yorkshire Playhouse, Landmark Productions, Gate Theatre, Abbey Theatre, Druid, Rough Magic Theatre Company, Decadent Theatre Company, Gare San Lazare, The Corn Exchange, THISISPOPBABY, Siren Productions, Lyric Theatre, Second Age Theatre, The Performance Corporation, Semper Fi and Gúna Nua among others.
She has designed for commedians Tommy Tiernan, Des Bishop, Neil Delamare and Maeve Higgins.