Manus Halligan is a graduate of the Trinity College Drama and Theatre department.
Upcoming productions are A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings at Project Arts Centre as part of the Dublin Fringe Festival and Some Names were Changed at the Project for the Dublin Fringe Festival.
His recent 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. Inspector Jury (Octagon), Rebellion (RTÉ) and the short films, 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, Principal role in The Cocaine Famine.
Manus is also a voice-over artist.
Manus can be seen in The Very Old Man with Enormous Wings at the Abbey Theatre, Peacock Stage from the 10th to the 28th December.