Height: 5’8” Weight: 164 lbs. Hair: Brown Eyes: Hazel
Age Range: 21-31 (film/TV/commercial); / Voice: Tenor
Singing: Popular, Classical / Additional Skills: Martial Arts, Modern Dance,
Languages: Fluent English; Standard Greek and Greek dialects
A motivated, committed, sensitized actor with strong stage instincts, experience and extensive formal training. Michael is a perfectionist who possesses a solid work ethic which compels him to keep tweaking an acting part until both him and his colleagues are fully satisfied with his performance. He is committed to achieving the highest standard of performance and is always willing to listen and learn from others. In the past he has worked alongside renowned figures in Greek theatre industry. He is energetic, prepared to 'go the extra mile' and is sure to make a real difference to any project he is involved in. In 2018 he relocated to LA where he works as a film actor and screenwriter.
Gauge / Dir. Cesar Cacho / Actor / Los Angeles / 2020
Punish Me / Short / Actor / Writer / 2020
To The Moon / Short / Writer / 2020
You never know / Actor / Dir. Yelena Savranskaya / UCLA / Los Angeles / 2019
Luke / Actor / Dir. Thesar Di Bello / UCLA / Los Angeles / 2019
Despair / Actor / Dir. Cesar Cacho / UCLA / Los Angeles / 2019
Manners / Actor / Dir. Yelena Savranskaya / UCLA / Los Angeles / 2019
White Russian / Actor / Dir. Kwon / Los Angeles / 2018
2018-2019 Various student films at UCLA. Los Angeles. California
Unstationery | Directed by Dan Bird / Produced by "Bad Physics" | London | 2016
The Eulogy (Monologue, Dark Comedy) | Directed by Tatiana Skanatovits | 2016 | Lead actor
Darkland (Musical) | Written and Directed by Michael Dukakis | 2015 | Lead actor and singer
Goodnight Margarita (Drama) | Directed by Mania Papadimitriou | 2014 | Multiple roles
Training & Workshops
All acting and screenwriting masterclasses.
2018-20 UCLA Extension, Los Angeles
Acting for screen Certificate, Screenwriting, Directing
Trained in Lessac's technique by Crystal Robbins (one of six master teachers globally)
2019 Acting for theater and screen with Olympia Dukakis (Oscar winning actress), New York
2017 Training in Stanislavsky Method, Athens
Instructor: Andreas Manolikakis, Chair and lifetime member of Actors Studio Drama School in New York.
2017 Killian’s Workshop, Los Angeles
Commercial Acting workshops.
2016 National Youth Theatre of Great Britain, London
Epic Stages training.
Acting for Screen Masterclass.
One of only several Greek actors accepted in NYTGB history.
2013 B.A. Acting / Greek Art Theater “Karolos Koun” / Drama School
2010-2013: Three-year full-time program, Athens.
One of the two top drama schools in Greece.
2011 B.A. in Fine Arts / Major: Set Design / University of Ioannina, Greece 2006-2010.
2010: Organizer of the Seventh Panhellenic Theatre Festival in which students from all
Greek universities participated.
2009-10: President of the Panhellenic Theatre Union of all Greek universities.
2008-10: President: University of Ioannina Theatre Company. Performances at city venues sponsored by the municipality as well as at the university.
References available on request
Traditional and modern dance / Martial Arts (Karate) / Voice improvisation / Singing & vocal
Greek (native speaker / various dialects)