About Casey

About Casey

Casey is a Greek-Australian actor based in Melbourne, Australia. Acting since early childhood, Casey graduated from his degree at the National Theatre Drama School in 2017.

Upon graduation, Casey was selected as the prestigious Red Stitch Actors' Theatre's Graduate Ensemble Member for 2018.
Casey then appeared in Red Stitch's 2018 production of The Antipodes by Annie Baker (dir. Ella Caldwell). The show was named in Time Out's Top 10 Melbourne productions for 2018

Casey then played a lead role in Red Stitch's tour of Desert, 6:29pm by Morgan Rose at the 2018 Wuzhen Theatre Festival in China. The show enjoyed a largely successful sold out season.

 

Most recently, Casey has been lauded as "adorably awkward" (Sydney Morning Herald) and "delightfully at home" (Theatre Press) in the Australian Premiere of Clare Barron's award winning play Dance Nation (Dir. Maude Davey). The Australian called it "a joyous, enlivening, life-affirming fireball of a thing, an-all-too rare reminder that theatre can outmuscle any art form." 

Dance Nation was playing at Red Stitch as part of the 2019 Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Casey has recently been accepted to the internationally renown Ecole Philippe Gaulier (Theatre School). This will see Casey travel to France in October where he will study several dramatic disciplines under Philippe Gaulier.

For a complete list of Casey’s work, please visit CV. For his showreel, visit Showreel.

Casey is a freelance actor/writer from Melbourne, Australia. Acting since early childhood, Casey graduated from his degree at the National Theatre Drama School in 2017.

Upon graduation, Casey was selected as the prestigious Red Stitch Actors' Theatre's Graduate Ensemble Member for 2018.
Casey then appeared in Red Stitch's 2018 production of The Antipodes by Annie Baker, which was named in Time Out's Top 10 Melbourne productions for 2018

Casey then played a lead role in Red Stitch's international tour of Desert, 6:29pm by Morgan Rose at the 2018 Wuzhen Theatre Festival in Wuzhen, China. The show enjoyed n entirely sold out season to rave reviews.

In 2019, Casey was lauded as "adorably awkward" (Sydney Morning Herald) and "delightfully at home" (Theatre Press) in the Australian Premiere of Dance Nation at Red Stitch Actors' Theatre.
The Australian called it "a joyous, enlivening, life-affirming fireball of a thing." 

Casey then travelled to Paris, France to study at the internationally renown Ecole Philippe Gaulier (Theatre School), where he was mentored by theatre & comedy royalty Philippe Gaulier. 

Casey is also an avid writer, receiving a 'honourable mention' in the 2020 NYC Midnight Script Competition for his piece Tomorrow's Problem
He has also recently completed his debut comedy TV pilot, Puppet Muppet, and is currently pursuing funding for independent production.

For a complete list of Casey’s work, please visit CV. For his showreel, visit Showreel.

Upcoming work

Casey has recently wrapped filming as a lead on Seers, a short film by Morgan Rose. 

Directed by award winning filmmaker Tim Potter, the film follows the vivid imagination of two teenagers who dare to plunge into what the future holds for them in the face of planetary annihilation. Hilarious and poignant, the film tackles the overwhelming threat of climate change through the refreshing, happy-go-lucky lens of youth.

Seers is a Red Stitch Actors' Theatre and Critical Stages joint production.

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Directed by Tim Potter.

Written by Morgan Rose.

Where: 

When: Released early 2021.

Link to come...

Recent Roles

Recent Roles

Casey recently appeared in Watching through Red Stitch Actors' Theatre. Written by Vidya Rajan & Morgan Rose, the audio experience hilariously articulates the everyday struggle of adjusting to lockdown life during and post the Covid-19 pandemic.

To listen head to https://www.redstitch.net

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