- writer & performer
Debuting at Cork Midsummer Festival 2007 Raymond Scannell’s solo show, a blackly humorous drama on the changing nature of National Identity with the rise of the Irish Economy, went on to tour at the Dublin Fringe Festival ’08 (Receiving an award for best Male Performer) Galway & Kilkenny Arts Festivals, PS122 (2010) & The Irish Arts Center (2011), New York, The CCI Paris… returning to feature at the Electric Picnic (2011), and the Liss-Ard & Fit-Up Festivals in 2012. Also showing at the Bristol Old Vic Proms in 2014.
A fascinating attempt to achieve the impossible
– The Irish Times
Mimic is a compelling constellation.
– Irish Theatre Magazine
Past Sound Designs/Compositions:
Tasting Blue (Megan Kennedy)
-(Collaboration, Performance, Sound Design)
Tasting Blue is a durational performance installation. Originally exhibited as part of The Wild at Project Gallery in November 2016, supported by an Arts Council Dance Bursary Award and Dance Ireland Residency, the performance went on to open the Live Collision Festival 2017.
Town is Dead
From the writers of Alice in Funderland, Town is Dead is a play within music, an ode to Dublin and an exploration of how Ireland treats its people. It looks at the future of the city through the eyes of one older citizen.
(Winner ‘Best Sound Design’ ITTA)
Walking Pale (As part of Dublin Dance Festival’s Embodied for GPO Witness History Commission, 2016)
Walking Pale originally performed in The GPO’s Lightwell as part of Embodied with five female choreographers in April 2016 to commemorate the Easter Rising centenary.
Alice in Funderland (2012)
Originally commissioned and developed by THISISPOPBABY, Alice in Funderland marked the first Abbey backed Musical on the National stage in 20 years (Presenting “this essential and inspirational new musical about the here and now”).
Originally created by Phillip McMahon and Jennifer Jennings, and developed with Raymond Scannell, Wayne Jordan and the company.
For once, the groupthink is right: it’s a hit
– Jim Carrol, The Irish Times
Far Away From Me (Sound Design/Composition)
by Amy Conroy (@ the Ark)
World premiere of a brand new theatre show by Amy Conroy, inspired by The Princess and the Pea and infused with the excitement of aerial performance, dance music and great storytelling.
Draíocht Arts Centre, Blanchardstown
Riverbank Arts Cebtre, Newbridge
Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar
Dunamaise Arts Centre, Portlaoise
Pavilion Theatre, Dun Laoghaire
Town Hall Theatre, Galway
L’Appel du Sang (2017)
- Original Score
Specially Commissioned by the 28th Cork French Film Festival to compose an original score for live accompaniment to Louis Mercanton’s L’Appel du Sang (1920). Performed live at the Festival (with cellist Kate Ellis).
- Original Score
Specially Commissioned for the 20th Cork French Film Festival to compose an original score for live accompaniment to Marcel L’Herbier’s Silent Masterpiece L’Argent. Performed live at the Festival in 2009