Bio

Barbara McCarthy - Costume Designer and Supervisor

Hello from Barbara

Barbara Mc Carthy is based in Dublin and has been working in costume design and supervision for 5 years.  A graduate of Drama and Theatre Studies in Trinity College Dublin, she became Head of Wardrobe for Riverdance at age 24 and toured the world for 2 years.

Barbara has worked with an array of renouned theatre makers and companies in Ireland including Rough Magic, Abhann Productions, Riverdream Productions, Gúna Nua Theatre Company, Ouroboros Theatre Company.

My most recent work includes:

Costume Design: 

RUN / DON’T RUN produced by Bigger Picture Productions, directed by Aoife Spillane-Hinks

Cycle 2: The Dream Work by Collaborative Artists Company, directed by David Frances Moore

The Unlucky Cabin Boy produced by Verdant Productions, directed by Paul Meade for Limerick City of Culture 2014

Punchline by Chatterbag Theatre Company, directed by Jessica Carri for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Phèd directed by Jessica Carri for the Debut Theatre Festival

Costume Supervising

MOLL (Gaiety Theatre)

Ormindo (Samuel Beckett Theatre)

Jack and the Beanstalk (Limerick University Concert Hall Pantomime 2014)

The Party (Tiger Dublin Fringe 2014)

Heartbeat of Home (Interational Tour 2013-2014)

Richard II (Abbey Theatre)

Riverdance (International Tour 2012-2013)

Plaza Suite (National Tour 2012)

Peer Gynt (O’Reilly Theatre)