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David is a multi-award winning producer and lighting designer working primarily across Ireland and the UK. With more than five years professional experience in the industry, he is an experienced practitioner whose work has been presented in Ireland, England, Scotland, Wales, The Netherlands, France, the USA, Australia, Switzerland, Kenya, and the Czech Republic. David has been nominated for an Offie for Best Lighting Design in an Off-West End show for East from Atticist at the King's Head Theatre. David is co-Artistic Director and part of the producing team for Atticist as well as working on many freelance projects. He is  the Executive Producer for Jermyn Street Theatre and the former Producing Assistant for the Abbey Theatre, Ireland's National Theatre.

Twitter: @DavidMJTDoyle


David has won several awards for his work and has been shortlisted for several others. 

Winner: Best Panto Production, Offies, 2023-4


Winner: First Fortnight Award, Dublin Fringe Festival 2019

Winner: SIT-UP Award, Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2018


Winner: Best Theatre, Weekly Award, Adelaide Fringe Festival 2017


Winner: Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award, Edinburgh Fringe 2016

Winner: Best Comedy, International Youth Arts Festival 2016


Winner: Argus Angel, Brighton Fringe 2015


Winner: First Fortnight Award, Tiger Dublin Fringe 2014


Winner: NSDF Commendation for Lighting Design, Edinburgh Fringe 2013


Winner: NSDF Emerging Artist Award, Edinburgh Fringe 2012

Finalist: Best Production, Opera Lombardia Production Competition 2024

Nominated: Best Production, Offies 2024

Nominated: Best Production, Offies 2022

Nominated: Best Design, Dublin Fringe Festival 2019

Nominated: Creative Thinking Award in association with the Abbey Theatre, Dublin Fringe Festival 2019

Nominated: Best Production, Offies 2019

Nominated: SIT-UP Award, Edinburgh Fringe 2019

Nominated: Outburst Award, Dublin Fringe Festival 2018

Nominated: Best Lighting Design, Offie 2018

Nominated: Little Gem Award, Dublin Fringe 2017​

Nominated: Best Entertainment / Musical, Dark Chat Awards, Edinburgh Fringe 2017​

Nominated: Best Music, Dark Chat Awards, Edinburgh Fringe 2017​

Nominated: Judge's Choice Award, Tiger Dublin Fringe 2016


Nominated: Edinburgh Award, Edinburgh Fringe 2014


Nominated: Edinburgh Award, Edinburgh Fringe 2014


Nominated: Edinburgh Award, Edinburgh Fringe 2013


Longlisted: Amnesty Freedom of Expression Award, Edinburgh Fringe 2017

Longlisted: Amnesty Freedom of Expression Award, Edinburgh Fringe 2014

Recipient: Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Emerging Artist Bursary 2017


As well as a large amount of production experience, David has undertaken the following professional training schemes:

Atelier for Young Festival Managers, Festival Academy - 2023

Royal Court Script Panel - 2021

LVL / UP Management Intensive - 2021

A.LD Bootcamp - 2020

ETC Ion Advanced Programming (Level 3) - 2019

ETC Ion Intermediate Programming (Level 2) - 2019

Theatre Forum Producer Mentorship Scheme - 2017

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