Aron is an actor, writer and storyteller based in Dublin. Keen interest in performance has encouraged further insight into to the various methods and means of portraying story.
Aron is a graduate of the full time Bow Street Screen Acting Program for film and he has recent roles in Vikings, Ripper Street and Game of Thrones, as well as the numerous short films including Leap of Faith, which premiered at the Galway Film Fleadh in July 2017.
Aron is the founded his own Theatre and Storytelling Company with his sister Sorcha two years ago; Candlelit Tales. You can see him regale audiences with the age old tales with his unique style and charisma, accompanied by live music each month. Aron hosts a bi-monthly Irish Mythology Storytelling night in the Stags Head every second week and Candlelit Tales also perform in The Harbour Bar ever month. For more information on upcoming events, festivals and theatre Performances, see their website: www.candlelittales.ie
Aron brought back one of Irelands oldest tales, with music, song shadow puppetry and live choreography, in this modern retelling of; The Shadows of the Tain, performing to sell out houses in Smock Alleys main space last year and as part of Galway Theatre Festival 2017.
You may recognise Aron’s dulcet tones on TV or Radio as he is a very popular voice over artist, and has been the voice on adverts for The Irish Examiner, Bus Eireann, Lidl, and Carrols Ham.
As well as creating his own theatre under Candlelit Tales with The Dream of Eithlinn and The Shadows of the Tain premiering last year, his other theatre credits include working with CAT Club’s Repertoire Theatre Company’s Trainspotting Barnstorm Theatre Company; The Ice Child; Theatre Lovett’s Which Crazy Cat Are You; as well as numerous original shows with Galway based Fregoli Theatre Company.
Best of luck to all the Frontline actors who are appearing in shows as part of the new work festival Scene + Heard in Smock Alley Theatre at the moment.
Jack Mullarkey, Aron Hegarty, Shane Whisker, Madi O’Carroll and John Morton are all appearing in shows over the course of the three week run. You can check out the full programme here.
Scene + Heard Festival runs at Smock Alley Theatre from 14th February- 3rd March.
Dont miss Frontline Clients Aron Hegarty in Buachaill Buí and Catriona and Cathal Cuig, and Jack Mullarkey in Acronumb.
For more details check out the Scene + Heard Program on the Smock Alley Website.
Frontline is delighted that several of our clients will be appearing in films in this year’s Galway Film Fleadh. Juliette Crosbie, Sharon Coade and Geraldine McAlinden star in the new Irish feature film Writing Home which has it’s world premiere at the Fleadh on Wednesday 12th July at 10pm in the Town Hall. You can book your tickets here.
Our client Aron Hegarty will also be appearing in Mark Smyth’s short film Leap Of Faith which has its premiere at the festival as part of Irish Shorts 3. You can view the trailer here.