Manus Halligan is a graduate of the Trinity College Drama and Theatre department.
Film work includes The Cocaine Famine, a black comedy in which he played the co-lead. Screened in 45 Festivals and winner of 7 Awards.
Metal Heart directed by Hugh O’Connor and Produced by Treasure Entertainment. Inspector Jury (Octagon), Rebellion (RTÉ), My Life For Ireland (Suitable Films), Not With a Bang But a Whimper (dir. Andy Stevenson) and Run (dir. Sam McMullen).
Theatre work includes Alice and the Wolf by Tom Swift for Barnstorm. 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).
Manus is currently on tour with A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings till the 3rd December.
Manus is also a voice-over artist.