Donnacadh is a Director and Creative Director specialising in Theatrical and Live Events. His Theatre productions have garnered him and Olivier and an Offie Award, and played at The Royal Shakespeare Company, in the West End, and internationally.
He is currently developing a major new Immersive Show for families with Immersive Everywhere & Hasbro, which is slated to open in late 2023 in the UK.
His multi-award Winning Productions include Rotterdam by Jon Brittain, which went on to win the Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre, subsequently playing in The West End, Off-Broadway and touring the UK; Operation Mincemeat, a musical which played over 100 off West End performances, winning the 2023 Offie for Best Musical; and Electrolyte, which premiered at the Edinburgh Fringe, willing multiple awards there, and subsequently toured the UK and Ireland.
Other favourite productions include: Always Orange by Fraser Grace for the RSC, which reopened the famous The Other Place Theatre; Mother Christmas at Hampstead Theatre; his collaborations with actor/writer Bella Heesom include their lauded My World Has Exploded a Little Bit about grief and mortality, and Rejoicing At Her Wondrous Vulva The Young Woman Applauded Herself, about sex and the self; and unique cross art form pop-up theatre PEEP, which featured at the Edinburgh Fringe and Latitude Festival.
Donnacadh spent three years with the RSC working on ten productions including the multi award-winning Histories Cycle (The Guardian’s ‘Production of the Decade’). As an Assistant director he worked along side Michael Boyd, Dominic Cooke, Simon McBurney, Greg Doran, Jonathan Mumby, Rebecca Gatward & Alan Stanford. He has directed, taught and mentored at major UK Universities and drama schools, including RADA, LAMDA, Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Warwick University & Cambridge University.