Shane O’Regan is currently filming the lead role in the feature film, A Shamrock at My Side. He was last seen on screen in the new TV series, Miss Scarlet and the Duke.
He recently appeared in Circle of Friends based on Maeve Binchy’s novel in the Gaiety Theatre and as Gar Public in Philadelphia, Here I Come! in Cork Opera House. He appeared on stage in Rough Magic’s tour of Much Ado About Nothing and in the premiere of Chasing Bono at the Soho Theatre, London.
Shane toured in the US with the critically-acclaimed one man show, Private Peaceful, produced by Verdant Productions. Private Peaceful recently toured in theatres across Ireland, including the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin. His performance in Private Peaceful earned him an Irish Times Theatre Awards nomination for Best Actor in 2017.
Shane trained at the Gaiety School of Acting, where in 2013 he was awarded the Gaiety Theatre Bursary. Since graduating in 2014, he has been cast in roles including: Shaggy Callaghan in Borstal Boy directed by Conall Morrison; The Fool in King Lear with Mill Productions; the title role in Hamlet at the Mill Theatre; and Brennan in The Boys directed by Patrick Sutton. Other recent theatre performances include the remount of The Boys at Smock Alley; The Spinning Heart at the Gaiety Theatre; and The Restoration of Hope at the New Theatre.
He played the lead role of Mark Renton in Reality:Check Production’s critically acclaimed run of Trainspotting, directed by Tracy Ryan at Smock Alley, and its remount at the Olympia Theatre.
Shane is the co-founder and Artistic Director of Reality:Check Productions.