Andrea Demetriades

Andrea Demetriades

Andrea is an actor originally from Western Australia. Since graduating from NIDA in 2006, she has worked consistently in film, television and theatre.

Feature films include the title female role in Alex & Eve (dir: Peter Andrikidis), as well as roles in Around The Block (dir: Sarah Spillane) and Nerve (dir: Sebastien Guy). Television includes a leading role in Pulse (ABC), Seven Types Of Ambiguity (Matchbox/ABC), Janet King (Series 1, 2 & 3), as well as Crownies (Screentime/ABC), The Principal (SBS/Essential Media) and guest roles in Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries (ABC), Mr & Mrs Murder (Network 10/Fremantle Media), Think Tank and All Saints (Seven Network). Andrea also had a recurring role in the web series Fragments of Friday and has appeared in the Presto series Talk About.

Andrea has worked in theatre across the country including leading roles in Antigone for Sport for Jove; Arcadia, Arms and the Man, Perplex and Pygmalion for Sydney Theatre Co; The Dog/The Cat, The Book of Everything, Oedipus Rex for Belvoir Theatre; A Beautiful Life for Riverside; Intimate Letters, Romeo & Juliet, Twelfth Night, Pericles for Bell Shakespeare Co; Helly’s Magic Cup for the State Theatre Company of South Australia and Winter for the Griffin Theatre Company.

Andrea received the Best Female Actor in a Leading Role in an Independent Production at the recent 2016 Sydney Theatre Awards for her role in Antigone; in 2016 Andrea was a recipient for the ‘Equity Ensemble Award’ for Most Outstanding Performance by an ensemble cast in the television series The Principal. She also received a nomination for the Inaugural 2016 Casting Guild of Australia Sirius Best Actress Award: Rising Star, as well as a nomination for the 2016 GLUGS Theatre Awards for Best Actress (Sydney Theatre Company /Arms and the Man), a 2014 Equity Ensemble nomination for Most Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble Cast in a Television Drama Series (ABC/Janet King), a 2012 Equity Ensemble Nomination for Most Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble Cast in a television drama series (ABC/Crownies), a 2010 Green Room Theatre nomination for Best Actress (Bell Shakespeare Company/Twelfth Night) and the 2009 Green Room Theatre nomination for Best Actress (Bell Shakespeare /Pericles).

Andrea Demetriades

Television

THE END
Role: Philippa. Dir: Jessica M Thompson, See Saw Films / Sky TV
RECKONING
Role: Valerie. Dir: Jennifer Leacey, Playmaker / Sony 2018
MR BLACK
Role: Julia. Dir: Amanda Brotchie & Clayton Jacobson, Network TEN 2018
MURDER (Pilot)
Role: Raquel Bennett. Dir: Anthony Hemingway, Warner Bros / CBS 2018
DOCTOR DOCTOR (Series 3)
Role: Dr. Pari Thompson. Dir: Jennifer Leacey, Easy Tiger Productions 2018
SQUINTERS (Series 1)
Role: Romi. Dir: Amanda Brotchie & Kate McCartney, Jungle FTV 2018
PULSE
Role: Lou Tannis. Dir: Various, Clandestine TV 2017
JANET KING (Series 3)
Role: Lina Badir (Lead Cast).  Dir: Various, Screentime 2017
SEVEN TYPES OF AMBIGUITY
Role: Angela (Lead Cast). Dir: Various, Matchbox Pictures 2017
JANET KING (Series 2)
Role: Lina Badir (Lead Cast). Dir: Various, Screentime 2016
FRAGMENTS OF FRIDAY (Web Series)
Role: Sascha (Recurring). Dir: Kacie Anning, Endemol 2016
THE PRINCIPAL (4-Episode Series)
Role: Hafa Habeb (Lead Cast). Dir: Kriv Stenders, Easy Tiger Productions 2015
JANET KING (Series 1)
Role: Lina Badir (Lead Cast). Dir: Various, Screentime 2014
MISS FISHER’S MURDER MYSTERIES (Series 2)
Role: Beatrice Mason (Guest). Dir: Peter Andrikidis, Every Cloud Productions 2013
MR & MRS MURDER
Role: Lola Atkin. Dir. Jet Wilkinson, FremantleMedia 2013
CROWNIES
Role: Lina Badir (Lead Cast). Dir: Various, Screentime 2011
ALL SAINTS
Role: Felicity Summers (Guest). Dir: Geoff Bennett, Seven Network 2009

 

Film

REMEMBERING AGATHA (Short)
Role: Agatha. Dir: Emma Magenta, See Pictures 2017
ALEX & EVE
Role: Eve (Lead). Dir: Peter Andrikidis, Magicbox Entertainment 2016
MILK & HONEY (Short)
Role: Liliana. Dir: Andrea Demetriades & Louisa Mignone, 2014
THE LITTLE HOUSE (Short)
Role: Grandmother. Dir: Matisse Ruby, AFTRS 2014
INVISIBLE (Short)
Role: Sarah. Dir: James Ward Breen, Breathe Films 2013
HEIDI FIRES EVERYONE (Short)
Role: Traci. Dir: Nikos Andronicos & James McFay, 2013
AROUND THE BLOCK
Role: Kate. Dir: Sarah Spillane, Kick Pictures 2013
NERVE
Role: Helen White. Dir: Sebastien Guy, Cornerstone Pictures 2013
LITTLE LEOPOLD (Short)
Role: Carla. Dir: James Mitchell, 4wordthought Entertainment 2010
BLIND DATE (Short)
Role: Alexandra Divine. Dir: Chris Ramos, NAFA Productions 2009

 

Theatre

ANTIGONE
Role: Antigone. Dir: Damien Ryan. Sport for Jove
ARCADIA
Role: Hannah Jarvis (Lead). Dir: Richard Cottrell. Sydney Theatre Company
ARMS AND THE MAN
Role: Raina (Lead). Dir: Richard Cottrell. Sydney Theatre Company
THE DOG/THE CAT
Role: Miracle/Alex (Lead Roles). Dir: Ralph Meyers. Belvoir Theatre
OEDIPUS REX
Role: Antigone (Lead). Dir: Adena Jacobs. Belvoir Theatre
PERPLEX
Role: Andrea. Dir Sarah Giles Sydney Theatre Company
THE BOOK OF EVERYTHING
Role: Eliza. Dir. Neil Armfield. Belvoir Theatre – Melbourne Season
A BEAUTIFUL LIFE
Role: Jhila. Dir: Saskia Smith. Riverside
INTIMATE LETTERS Concert
Role: Kamila. Dir. Peter Evans. Bell Shakespeare & Australian Chamber Orchestra
ROMEO & JULIET
Role: Juliet (Lead). Dir. John Bell. Bell Shakespeare & Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
PYGMALION
Role: Eliza Doolittle (Lead). Dir: Peter Evans.  Sydney Theatre Company
ROMEO & JULIET
Role: Juliet (Lead). Dir: Damien Ryan. Bell Shakespeare
TWELTH NIGHT
Role: Viola (Lead). Dir: Lee Lewis / Bell Shakespeare Company
PERICLES
Role: Marina. Dir. John Bell / Bell Shakespeare Company
HELLY’S MAGIC CUP
Role: Helly. Dir: David Mealor / State Theatre Company of SA
WINTER
Role: Anna. Dir: Nick Marchand / Griffin Theatre
ACTORS AT WORK
Role: Juliet / Various. Dir: John Sheedy / Bell Shakespeare
IN THE VIOLET TIME
Role: Violet. Dir: Leland Kean / National Play Festival 2008 Brisbane.
HELLY’S MAGIC CUP
Role: Helly. Dir: David Mealor / National Play Festival 2008 Brisbane.
SOLD
Role: Mandy. Dir: John Sheedy / Tamarama Surfers
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
Role: Hermia. Dir: Boris Radmilovich / Hayman Theatre

 

Training

Graduate, National Institute of Dramatic Art 2006
Dancer, 1st year Showcase, Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) 2001

Awards / Nominations

2017 AACTA Awards Nomination: Best Support in a Television DramaSeven Types of Ambiguity
2016 The Sydney Theatre Awards Winner: Best Actress in an Independent ProductionAntigone
2016 CGA (Casting Guild of Australia) Sirius Best Actress Award Nomination: Rising Star
2016 Equity Ensemble Winner: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble Cast in a Television MiniseriesThe Principal (SBS)
2016 GLUGS Theatre Award Nomination: Best ActressArms and the Man (STC)
2014 Equity Ensemble Nomination: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble Cast in a Television Drama Series Janet King (ABC)
2012 Equity Ensemble Nomination: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble Cast in a Television Drama SeriesCrownies (ABC)
2010 Green Room Theatre Nomination: Best ActressTwelfth Night (Bell Shakespeare Company)
2009 Green Room Theatre Nomination: Best ActressPericles (Bell Shakespeare Company

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