Aiden has been a performing arts professional for over twenty-five years working as an actor, director and actor trainer. He holds an MA in Actor Training & Coaching from Royal Central School of Speech & Drama (London) and has also trained as an actor at the Conservatory of Music and Drama (Dublin).
Aiden has taught acting and directed productions in numerous drama schools and HE institutions in Ireland and the UK including Falmouth University, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Rose Bruford College, Guildford School of Acting, East 15, The Gaiety School of Acting and University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). He has also been invited to conduct workshops, trainings and talks with actors and performers for various institutions in Spain, Italy, Poland and Japan.
From 2002-2102 Aiden was the founding artistic director of NERVOUSYSTEM a Dublin-based International Performance Laboratory where he directed a repertoire of publicly and critically acclaimed performances which toured throughout Europe.
As an actor Aiden has received critical acclaim for performances in a number of works by Samuel Beckett performed in Tokyo and Los Angeles. Other notable credits include Angelo in Measure for Measure (Rattlebag, Dublin), and Sordido in the Irish premier of Women Beware Womenby Howard Barker. In 2000 Aiden was nominated Best Supporting Actor at the Irish Theatre Awards for his portrayal of Marc Antony in Julius Caesar. Film and TV credits include Game of Thrones,Saving Private Ryanand The Tudors. Aiden is an associate editor on the Routledge journal of Theatre Dance & Performance Training.