Rupert lived in Dublin, where he worked as a freelance lighting designer and producer. His design work has been seen in all of Ireland’s major theatres as well as internationally. As a producer, he co-ordinated the 1991 Beckett Festival in Dublin and produced a series of independent theatre productions between 1992 and 1996.
From 1996 to 2000, Rupert was Festival Director of the St. Patrick’s Festival in Dublin. He was Creative Director of the Opening Ceremony for the Special Olympics World Summer Games in 2003 and at the time of his death was Creative Director of the ceremonies associated with Ireland’s hosting of The Ryder Cup.
Rupert Murray 3rd February 1951 – 17th August 2006
May he rest in peace.