Andrea Demetriades

Andrea Demetriades

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

Feature films include the title female role in Alex & Eve (dir: Peter Andrikidis), as well as roles in Dark Lessons – Volume 1 (dir: Megan Riakos), Around The Block (dir: Sarah Spillane) and Nerve (dir: Sebastien Guy). Television includes a leading role in Pulse (ABC), The Commons (Playmaker/Stand), Black Comedy (Scarlett Pictures), The End (See Saw Films), Seven Types Of Ambiguity (Matchbox/ABC), Squinters (Series 1 & 2), Reckoning (Sony TV), Murder (CBS / Warner Bros pilot), Janet King (Series 1, 2 & 3), as well as Crownies (Screentime/ABC), The Principal (SBS/Essential Media) and guest roles in Doctor Doctor (Nine), Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries (ABC), and Mr & Mrs Murder (Network 10/Fremantle Media). Andrea also had a recurring role in the web series Fragments of Friday and has appeared in the Presto series Let’s Talk About.

Andrea has worked in theatre across the country including leading roles in Arcadia, Arms and the Man, Perplex and Pygmalion for Sydney Theatre Co; Anatomy of a Suicide for Red Line Productions; Antigone for Sport for Jove; 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.

Her award nominations include the 2017 AACTA for Best Supporting Actress in a Television Drama for her work on Seven Types Of Ambiguity.

Andrea Demetriades

Television

CLICKBAIT
Role: Audrey. Dir: Emma Freeman, Carnivores Productions Pty Ltd 2020
THE END
Role: Philippa Lee. Dir: Jessica M Thompson, See Saw Films / Sky TV 2020
BLACK COMEDY (Series 4)
Role: Cherry. Scarlett Pictures / ABC 2020
THE COMMONS
Role: Karima Khan. Dir: Rowan Woods, Jen Leacey 2019
SQUINTERS (Series 2)
Role: Romi. Dir: Various, Jungle FTV 2019
MR BLACK
Role: Julia. Dir: Amanda Brotchie & Clayton Jacobson, Network TEN 2019
RECKONING
Role: Valerie. Dir: Jennifer Leacey, Playmaker / Sony 2018
MURDER (TV Movie)
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

DARK LESSONS – VOLUME 1
Role: Clara. Dir: Megan Riakos, Hemlock & Cedar Films 2019
BABYTEETH
Role: Jenny. Dir: Shannon Murphy, Whitefalk Films 2019
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

ANATOMY OF A SUICIDE
Role: Anna. Dir: Shane Anthony. Sugary Plum Productions / Red Line Productions 2019
ANTIGONE
Role: Antigone. Dir: Damien Ryan. Sport for Jove 2016
ARCADIA
Role: Hannah Jarvis (Lead). Dir: Richard Cottrell. Sydney Theatre Company 2016
ARMS AND THE MAN
Role: Raina (Lead). Dir: Richard Cottrell. Sydney Theatre Company 2015
THE DOG/THE CAT
Role: Miracle/Alex (Lead Roles). Dir: Ralph Meyers. Belvoir Theatre 2015
OEDIPUS REX
Role: Antigone (Lead). Dir: Adena Jacobs. Belvoir Theatre 2014
PERPLEX
Role: Andrea. Dir Sarah Giles Sydney Theatre Company 2014
THE BOOK OF EVERYTHING
Role: Eliza. Dir. Neil Armfield. Belvoir Theatre – Melbourne Season 2013
A BEAUTIFUL LIFE
Role: Jhila. Dir: Saskia Smith. Riverside 2013
INTIMATE LETTERS Concert
Role: Kamila. Dir. Peter Evans. Bell Shakespeare & Australian Chamber Orchestra 2012
ROMEO & JULIET
Role: Juliet (Lead). Dir. John Bell. Bell Shakespeare & Melbourne Symphony Orchestra 2012
PYGMALION
Role: Eliza Doolittle (Lead). Dir: Peter Evans.  Sydney Theatre Company 2012
ROMEO & JULIET
Role: Juliet (Lead). Dir: Damien Ryan. Bell Shakespeare 2011
TWELTH NIGHT
Role: Viola (Lead). Dir: Lee Lewis. Bell Shakespeare Company 2011
ORESTES 2.0
Role: William. Dir: Kate Revs. Griffin Independent 2010
PERICLES
Role: Marina. Dir. John Bell. Bell Shakespeare Company 2009
HELLY’S MAGIC CUP
Role: Helly. Dir: David Mealor. State Theatre Company of SA 2008
WINTER
Role: Anna. Dir: Nick Marchand. Griffin Theatre 2008
ACTORS AT WORK
Role: Juliet / Various. Dir: John Sheedy. Bell Shakespeare 2008
IN THE VIOLET TIME
Role: Violet. Dir: Leland Kean. National Play Festival 2008
HELLY’S MAGIC CUP
Role: Helly. Dir: David Mealor. National Play Festival 2008
SOLD
Role: Mandy. Dir: John Sheedy. Tamarama Surfers 2007
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
Role: Hermia. Dir: Boris Radmilovich. Hayman Theatre 2003

 

Training

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

Awards / Nominations

AACTA AWARDS Nomination – Best Support in a Television Drama for Seven Types of Ambiguity (2017)
SYDNEY THEATRE AWARDS Winner – Best Actress in an Independent Production for Antigone (2016)
EQUITY ENSEMBLE Winner – Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble Cast in a Television Miniseries for The Principal (2016)
CGA (CASTING GUILD OF AUSTRALIA) Nomination – Sirius Best Actress Award: Rising Star (2015)
GLUGS THEATRE AWARD Nomination – Best Actress for Arms and the Man
EQUITY ENSEMBLE Nomination – Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble Cast in a Television Drama Series for Janet King (2014)
EQUITY ENSEMBLE Nomination – Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble Cast in a Television Drama Series for Crownies (2012)
GREEN ROOM THEATRE Nomination – Best Actress for Twelfth Night (2010)
GREEN ROOM THEATRE Nomination – Best Actress for Pericles (2009)

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