Shane hails from the picturesque village of Rostrevor in County Down where he began his professional career at the tender age of 13. After winning the coveted ‘Pepsi Junior Talent Competition’, many TV solo vocal performances ensued including; ‘The Kelly Show’(UTV), ‘Young Champions’(BBC), ‘Go for it’(BBC/RTE), ‘Your On’(UTV) and ‘The Late Late Show’(RTE).
Shane studied Drama at De Montfort University in Bedford and his theatre credits include: Beast in ‘Beauty and the Beast’, Stine in ‘City of Angels, John Tallentire in ‘The Hired Man’, Malcolm/Marty in ‘The Full Monty, Balladeer in ‘Assassins’, Brendan Carey in ‘Seagulls Dance’ Prince in ‘Sleeping Beauty’, Jack in ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ Aladdin in ‘Aladdin’, Pat-John in ‘Celtic Heartbeat’ and Zany in ‘Boogie Nights’.
His film credits include Guggy in ‘Apollo Music Club’, Suitor in ‘Becoming Jane’, Choreographer in ‘Whatever Love means’, Murray in ‘Mortimer’ and Joyce in ‘Night’ and Michael Randall in ‘Elau’, TG4.
In his earlier career Shane toured Germany and the UK as lead singer of pop boy/girl band ‘Red Alert’ and toured extensively as a featured vocalist for many corporate shows from the Ulster Hall(BBC’s Young Champions) to Monte Carlo Sports Club(Rolex Masters).