Zia is an award winning Lighting and Set Designer. She works internationally and has a base in both the UK and Ireland. She designs for theatre, dance, opera and live music events.
She is a B.A. (Hons) graduate of Drama and Theatre Studies, Trinity College Dublin.
She went on to participate on the Rough Magic SEEDS Programme 2012-2013 and is currently the Resident Associate Designer with PAN PAN Theatre.
Her work has included designs for performances as part of the Dublin and Belfast Theatre Festivals, The Dublin Fringe, Edinburgh Fringe, IPAY, On The Edge, Kilkenny Arts, Baboró and 10 Days In Dublin festivals, as well as assistant design credits for performances on the West End.