Manus Halligan is a graduate of the Trinity College Drama and Theatre department.
Manus recently worked with Barnstorm on their production of Alice and the Wolf by Tom Swift. He received excellent reviews for his work in the two hander, A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings at the Peacock Theatre and the Project Arts Centre as part of the Dublin Fringe Festival. Some Names were Changed at the Project.
Other theatre work includes: Far Away performed at Spike Island. Conor at the End of the Universe Ark and National Tour. The Aeneid (Smock Alley). Inside The GPO (Fishamble), The Poor Little Boy With No Arms (One Duck), She Stoops To Conquer and King Lear (Abbey Theatre), Before Monsters Were Made, Reckoners and The Life and Sort of Death of Eric Argyle (15th Oak Productions), Five Minutes Later (Sugarglass T. C.), Shell-Shock (Gonzo T. C.), The Nightmare Before Christmas (Livin’ Dred), Human Child and MONSTER/CLOCK (Collapsing Horse Theatre Company), Heroin(e) for Breakfast (PillowTalk), The Making of ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore (Project Arts Centre).
His screen work includes Metal Heart directed by Hugh O’Connor and Produced by Treasure Entertainment. The Cocaine Famine (Principal Role), Inspector Jury (Octagon), Rebellion (RTÉ) plus My Life For Ireland (Suitable Films), Not With a Bang But a Whimper (dir. Andy Stevenson) and Run (dir. Sam McMullen) which screened in London’s Short Film Festival 2014 plus Naillser.
Manus is also a voice-over artist.