Gerard is a recent graduate of the Gaiety School of Acting’s fulltime course. He began acting in U.C.D. while undertaking a B.A. (Hons) in English and Philosophy, playing leading roles in many full productions. He has trained in Michael Chekov technique and Stanislavski, in addition to training in movement, singing and physical theatre (classical mime and commedia). He particularly enjoys performing Shakespeare and has attended master-classes with Denis Conway, Liam Halligan and Mark Lockyer.
Since graduating he has worked consistently with some of Ireland’s best known theatre-makers. Most recently he has worked with Raymond Keane and The Ark on a very popular kid’s show, Roll Up! Roll Up! and played Piglet in a very well received production of Frank Pig Says Hello at the Mill Theatre and around the country.
In January 2014 he will be playing Macbeth at Smock Alley Theatre.
Recent film credits include Quirke: Elegy for April for BBC/Element