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HEART THY NEIGHBOUR
MEET THE CASTGREG PANDELIDISGreg has been acting for over 15 years and has appeared in numerous productions both on screen and in theatre. Greg spent the greater part of 2008 in Sydney working and studying with Melissa Bruder, one of Australia’s most respected dramaturg/acting coaches from the Atlantic Theatre Company where he took real appreciation to theatre. Last year, he performed in Mamet’s ‘Oleanna’ at the Revolt Artspace (Dir by: Ange Arabatzis). Other stage credits include ‘One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest’ (Dir. David Myles), ‘The Last Days of Judas Iscariot’ (Dir. David Myles), ‘Glengarry Glen Ross’ (Dir. Matt Scholten) and ‘Welcome to the Moon’ (Tony Nikolakopoulos). Greg is the recipient of the 2014 MEAA scholarship to the prestigious Atlantic Acting School in New York City.

HEART THY NEIGHBOUR

MEET THE CAST

GREG PANDELIDIS

Greg has been acting for over 15 years and has appeared in numerous productions both on screen and in theatre. Greg spent the greater part of 2008 in Sydney working and studying with Melissa Bruder, one of Australia’s most respected dramaturg/acting coaches from the Atlantic Theatre Company where he took real appreciation to theatre. Last year, he performed in Mamet’s ‘Oleanna’ at the Revolt Artspace (Dir by: Ange Arabatzis). Other stage credits include ‘One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest’ (Dir. David Myles), ‘The Last Days of Judas Iscariot’ (Dir. David Myles), ‘Glengarry Glen Ross’ (Dir. Matt Scholten) and ‘Welcome to the Moon’ (Tony Nikolakopoulos). Greg is the recipient of the 2014 MEAA scholarship to the prestigious Atlantic Acting School in New York City.

Aleksi Vellis (Director of ‘The Wog Boy’) says this about the upcoming season of ‘Heart Thy Neighbour’ - ‘am very excited about this show coming up for 4 return performances after their rave reviews sellout season last year at the fringe festival - great to see a show with 3 actors who have trained at the film space all in one hit - Catherine Larcey, Jim Koutsoukos, and Taylor James (i also briefly taught Greg Pandelidis about 12 years ago when i first started teaching) - book early for this one folks - its a fast paced commercial crowd pleaser - i enjoyed this and i look forward to seeing how it has further developed - break a leg folks!!’ @micomfestival #heartthyneighbour @micfdaily

HEART THY NEIGHBOURMEET THE CASTTAYLOR JAMESTaylor James returns for this season of ‘Heart Thy Neighbour’ to play the fluent Chinese speaking Feng Shui Master/knockabout plumber tradie/new neighbour on the street/expert police negotiator FITZO. How does he manage all that? You’ll have to come and see the show to find out!Taylor is a New Zealand export, who has happily called Melbourne home for the past 2 years. Catching the theatre bug a few years back he also has a passion for writing and film. In his spare time he enjoys music, tennis, and watching cats on the internet. His recent theatre credits include: Arsenic and Old Lace (Moreland Theatre Company, 2013) First season of ‘Heart Thy Neighbour’(Reaction Theatre, 2013) for the Melbourne Fringe Festival. He is really looking forward to being a part of this year’s Melbourne International Comedy Festival. #heartthyneighbour@micomfest

HEART THY NEIGHBOUR
MEET THE CAST

TAYLOR JAMES

Taylor James returns for this season of ‘Heart Thy Neighbour’ to play the fluent Chinese speaking Feng Shui Master/knockabout plumber tradie/new neighbour on the street/expert police negotiator FITZO. How does he manage all that? You’ll have to come and see the show to find out!

Taylor is a New Zealand export, who has happily called Melbourne home for the past 2 years. 

Catching the theatre bug a few years back he also has a passion for writing and film. In his spare time he enjoys music, tennis, and watching cats on the internet. 

His recent theatre credits include: Arsenic and Old Lace (Moreland Theatre Company, 2013) First season of ‘Heart Thy Neighbour’(Reaction Theatre, 2013) for the Melbourne Fringe Festival. He is really looking forward to being a part of this year’s Melbourne International Comedy Festival. #heartthyneighbour@micomfest

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                         HEART THY NEIGHBOUR                                MEET THE CAST                                  ARTA MUCAJAward winning actress Arta Mucaj returns to play the role of Sarina in our upcoming season of ‘Heart Thy Neighbour.’Arta is a well known Albanian Actress from Kosovo who has worked for 20 years professionally and has performed in many feature films, TV shows and independent theatres across Europe.She initially studied at the Academy of Arts in Tirana, Albania and then went on to be involved in many projects initiated and implemented by: The National Theatre of Kosovo where she was employed as an Actress and Artistic Advisor for 9 years, The National Theatre of Albania, Theatre of Nationalities in Macedonia, ‘Intercult’ a Production based in Stockholm-Sweden and National Television of Albania. Arta has performed locally, regionally and internationally where she has taken part in such European Theatre Festivals such as: Wiener Festwochen (Austria), Bonner Biennale (Germany), Festival D’Avignon (France), Summer Festival ” East Goes West” at Notting Hill Gate Theatre and Bologna Festival (Italy).She was awarded three times Best Leading Actress for the role of Laura in “The Father” by A. Strindberg at leading International and National Theatre Festivals. You can read more about Arta here:http://www.facebook.com/pages/Arta-Mucaj-Actress/100703649993964?fref=ts , on Wikipedia here:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arta_Muçaj and on her website here http://artamucaj.blogspot.com.au/

                         HEART THY NEIGHBOUR
                                MEET THE CAST

                                  ARTA MUCAJ

Award winning actress Arta Mucaj returns to play the role of Sarina in our upcoming season of ‘Heart Thy Neighbour.’

Arta is a well known Albanian Actress from Kosovo who has worked for 20 years professionally and has performed in many feature films, TV shows and independent theatres across Europe.

She initially studied at the Academy of Arts in Tirana, Albania and then went on to be involved in many projects initiated and implemented by: The National Theatre of Kosovo where she was employed as an Actress and Artistic Advisor for 9 years, The National Theatre of Albania, Theatre of Nationalities in Macedonia, ‘Intercult’ a Production based in Stockholm-Sweden and National Television of Albania. 

Arta has performed locally, regionally and internationally where she has taken part in such European Theatre Festivals such as: Wiener Festwochen (Austria), Bonner Biennale (Germany), Festival D’Avignon (France), Summer Festival ” East Goes West” at Notting Hill Gate Theatre and Bologna Festival (Italy).

She was awarded three times Best Leading Actress for the role of Laura in “The Father” by A. Strindberg at leading International and National Theatre Festivals. 

You can read more about Arta here:http://www.facebook.com/pages/Arta-Mucaj-Actress/100703649993964?fref=ts , on Wikipedia here:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arta_Muçaj 
and on her website here http://artamucaj.blogspot.com.au/

                             HEART THY NEIGHBOUR                                      MEET THE CAST
                                  CATHERINE LARCEY
Catherine Larcey takes up the lead role of ELIZA in this return season of ‘Heart Thy Neighbour.’ Catherine, who has worked in Theatre, TV and Film, trained at the prestigious Stella Adler Academy of Acting in Los Angeles.In 2013, Catherine played a supporting role in Dir:Tony Ayres’ (The Slap) new feature film ‘Cut Snake’ (due for release late 2014). She also worked on new kids’ television series ‘Worst Year of My Life Again’, Channel 10’s ‘Offspring’ and several short films. Catherine is already off to a running start this year, having notched up a nomination for Best Actress in Geelong’s Virtual Oscars for her performance in ‘Almost Maine’, which was directed by Kelly Clifford. She played the dual roles of Gayle and Rhonda in the play. Other theatre credits include Melbourne’s Short + Sweet Festival, Vitamin C (a short play written, directed and performed by Catherine), Caravan (Penny), Hotel Sorrento (Pippa), Brilliant Lies (Suzy) and Fool for Love (May). Catherine also won a Best Actress award for her portrayal of a mother obsessed with her son’s school projects in Ashleigh Denham’s 2011 short film, ‘Project Mum’.We are delighted to have Catherine play our lovable, but totally politically incorrect neighbour, Eliza! 

                             HEART THY NEIGHBOUR 
                                     MEET THE CAST

                                  CATHERINE LARCEY

Catherine Larcey takes up the lead role of ELIZA in this return season of ‘Heart Thy Neighbour.’ Catherine, who has worked in Theatre, TV and Film, trained at the prestigious Stella Adler Academy of Acting in Los Angeles.

In 2013, Catherine played a supporting role in Dir:Tony Ayres’ (The Slap) new feature film ‘Cut Snake’ (due for release late 2014). She also worked on new kids’ television series ‘Worst Year of My Life Again’, Channel 10’s ‘Offspring’ and several short films. 

Catherine is already off to a running start this year, having notched up a nomination for Best Actress in Geelong’s Virtual Oscars for her performance in ‘Almost Maine’, which was directed by Kelly Clifford. She played the dual roles of Gayle and Rhonda in the play. 

Other theatre credits include Melbourne’s Short + Sweet Festival, Vitamin C (a short play written, directed and performed by Catherine), Caravan (Penny), Hotel Sorrento (Pippa), Brilliant Lies (Suzy) and Fool for Love (May). Catherine also won a Best Actress award for her portrayal of a mother obsessed with her son’s school projects in Ashleigh Denham’s 2011 short film, ‘Project Mum’.

We are delighted to have Catherine play our lovable, but totally politically incorrect neighbour, Eliza! 

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Congratulations to ‘Heart Thy Neighbour’ cast member Greg Pandelidis who has been awarded a MEAA scholarship to the prestigious Atlantic Acting School in New York City!The Atlantic Acting School, founded in 1987 by playwright David Mamet and actor William H. Macy, operates as both a private conservatory and an undergraduate program in conjunction with the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. We are thrilled for you Greg!Read more here: http://www.equityfoundation.org.au/equity-news/equity-foundation-awards-atlantic-school-scholarships-to-james-fraser-and-holly-fraser.html

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Congratulations to ‘Heart Thy Neighbour’ cast member Greg Pandelidis who has been awarded a MEAA scholarship to the prestigious Atlantic Acting School in New York City!

The Atlantic Acting School, founded in 1987 by playwright David Mamet and actor William H. Macy, operates as both a private conservatory and an undergraduate program in conjunction with the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. 

We are thrilled for you Greg!

Read more here: 

http://www.equityfoundation.org.au/equity-news/equity-foundation-awards-atlantic-school-scholarships-to-james-fraser-and-holly-fraser.html

 

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