Adam is a multi-disciplined Stage Manager, Theatre Technician and Design Assistant currently dividing his time between the UK and Ireland for work.
Over the past ten years, he has worked regularly as a House Technician for The Moat Theatre Naas, and freelance within the commercial and fringe sectors of the theatre and events industry in both the UK and Ireland.
Growing up in Ireland he attended and worked on various events such as wedding fairs, mainstage events and corporate theme nights
Adam obtained a BA (Hons.) in Stage Management and Technical Theatre from Ireland's National Academy of Dramatic Art - The Lir Academy (Which is part of Trinity College Dublin and associated formally with RADA)
Adam has had the pleasure of working with a number of Irish and International companies on productions including:
La Cage aux Folles [The Play] (Adam Blanshay Productions);
Riverdance (Abhann Productions); Avalanche : A Love Story (Barbican London & Sydney Theatre Company); Come From Away The Musical (Junkyard Dog Productions New York/Smith & Brant Theatricals UK); Druid Shakespeare:Richard III (Druid Theatre Company/The Abbey Theatre); Drip Feed (SOHO Theatre London/Fishamble the New Play Company); Loch na hEala (Teac Damsa/Riverbank Arts Centre); Entre Quartos-Within Rooms (Grupo Tripe Brazil); Happy Birthday Jacob - 2017 remount (Bakru Productions); Beckett in the City - The Women Speak 2015 (Company SJ/Dublin Fringe Festival); Angela’s Ashes The Musical (Pat Moylan/Bord Gáis Energy Theatre).
Recent Design work includes
Devised Graduate Productions 2019 - Drama Studio London (Lighting).
Remember to Breathe by Orla Murphy Irish Tour 2019 (Lighting).
Beannaithe/Blessed by Biddy Jenkinson presented by Guthanna Binne Síoraí at Smock Alley Theatre Boy’s School Sept 2018 (Costume & Lighting).