Bill Woodland is a lighting designer, photographer, sound designer, and stage electrician. Formerly from Seattle, he is currently based in Dublin, Ireland, where he recently completed his MFA with Distinction in Stage Design at The Lir Academy, Trinity College Dublin. He graduated with a BA in Theatre Arts from Western Washington University in 2011. In addition to lighting and sound, Bill has previously worked as a set designer, carpenter, production manager, facility technician, and repair technician. He also spent two years as a lighting system designer and project manager for new theaters, performing arts centers, and retrofits.
Recent work in Dublin includes: "The Coming World" (Lighting and Sound, The Lir, Gradfest 2016), "Grimly Handsome" (Lighting, The Lir, Gradfest 2016), "Hostel 16" (Lighting, Dublin Fringe 2016), "The Snow Queen" (Lighting, Smock Alley), "Normal" (Lighting and Sound, Restless Ecstasy), "Happy Birthday Jacob" (Lighting and Sound, PUCA), “Cora, Leah and I” (Set and AV, BridgeTalk Theatre), "Running With Dinosaurs" (Lighting and Sound, The New Theatre), "The Circus Animal's Desertion" (Asst Lighting, Brokentalkers, DTF 2016)
Bill joined with eight other WWU graduates in the winter of 2012 to start Mirum Mirum Productions, a Seattle theatre company focused on producing new works collaboratively through Devising. The group primarily uses "moment work" during creation, popularly used by Moises Kaufman and the Tectonic Theatre Project. His work with Mirum Mirum covers all aspects of the shows: creating, developing, designing, producing, and acting. Previous works by Mirum Mirum include (dis)Order, Doughnut Holes, and Strangers.