Gerard is an actor and writer. He is a co-founder of Fast Intent Theatre Company and former co-Literary Manager of Theatre Upstairs. Selected acting credits include The Snow Queen (Smock Alley) The Big Fellow (5 week national tour in early 2017 with Co-Motion) Yellow Sam (Drogheda Arts Centre) How To Build Your First Robot (nominated for the Little Gem Award at the Dublin Fringe Festival ’14), Macbeth, The Lark, Ashes to Ashes (all with Fast Intent), Stoker, A Christmas Carol (both with Ouroboros), The Ugly One (The Lir), Snakeoil (Theatre Upstairs), Dradin, in Love (Tribe Theatre), Roll Up! Roll Up! (The Ark), Frank Pig Says Hello (The Mill), Anna in Between (Pillowtalk), A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Animal Farm (both with Upstart). His debut play as a writer, The Man in Two Pieces, premiered at Theatre Upstairs in April 2015. It starred Stephen Brennan and was produced by Fast Intent. It was subsequently commissioned by RTE Radio and broadcast in September 2015. His second play, Bob &Judy, premiered in July 2015.