Ger Clancy

Ger has lectured in Three Dimensional Design, Modelmaking and Digital Art for over a decade. In this time he has helped develop course syllabus and led several live student projects which have come to exciting fruition both in Ireland and abroad.


East of Berlin, Project Arts Centre. LadyPlay, Smock Alley2015
Kinetic Tiger, Dublin Fringe Bake!,The Ark2014
Right, RHA2013
Mentioned in reviews in—The Times, The Phoenix, The Independent


Regarding gallery exhibitions- in recent years I have exhibited in the RHA annual group show on a number of occasions. Previously I have exhibited abroad in Iceland, Scotland, Slovenia, Russia.

RHA annual group show

Research projects

Research areas include – Spectacle, Puppetery and Circus Arts: Specific research around policy/funding/support structures nationally and internationally. Industry liaison with the film, theatre, advertising and art business- noting current trends and technological developments. Keeping up to date with sculptural character design and spacial/scenographic design. Creating theatre and performance for young audiences- Building relationships with key TYA practitioners.

Numerous strands of research within live art projects, some achieved others ongoing2008–2016
Material scienceOngoing
Digifab technologyOngoing
European scenography 1900's-presentOngoing
Theatre for young AudiencesOngoing


Workshop on concept generation for processional theatre. Dealing centrally with how to respond to a text and designing a visual response to the narrative, through movement and costume/character design.

Elia, Sofia, Bulgaria- Workshop on concept generation for processional theatre.2009

Awards + achievements

MFA with distinction2015
Nominated for the NAIRTL award for excellence in teaching. 2013
Successful application to 'The City of Sciences 2012' partnering with the NMI 2011/12
Successful funding application to culture Ireland to present a pagent in the ‘Chingay’ Parade, Singapore2008
Successful funding from St.Patricks Festival2004-08