Eleni Cassimatis is a 2018 graduate of Actors Centre Australia, and is currently on tour around Australia/New Zealand/Hong Kong/UAE with Poetry in Action, acting in their 2019 season’s shows. Prior to 2019, Eleni performed in Revolving Days’ production of ‘Everyone I’ve Ever Loved or Slept With or Both’, a new play by Australian playwright M. Saint Clair, and directed by Liz Arday. She has played the roles of Tracy in Sweat (dir. Gale Edwards), Steph in Morning by Simon Stephens, directed by Riley Spadaro; Snout the Tinker/Fairy/Wall in A Midsummer Night's Dream directed by Adam Cook; and Irina Arkadina in The Seagull directed by Sarah Carradine.
2018 also saw Eleni’s producing debut, where she produced and performed in Loose End Productions’ first show – pool (no water) directed by Maeliosa Stafford and Caroline Mooney. Other past theatre productions include A Snowflake on the Tongue of Oberon (Kings Cross Theatre, 2015); and Pornography by Simon Stephens, directed by Shane Anthony.
Film credits include the lead role ‘Eleni’ in Eleni’s Confessions directed by Eirena Sapounas; Roxy in Make Up directed by Samuel Van Grinsven; ‘Kaylee’ in the Flickerfest selected short film Gecko directed by Reuben Field; and ‘Maya’ in Tropfest shortlist Deadly Forecast directed by Donna Conway, 2015.
When not on the stage or screen, Eleni tutors acting at NIDA Open. She is also an ex-gymnast and has trained in aerial silks (tissu).