Growing up in regional NSW, Eleni is now a Sydney-based actress of Greek heritage, and a 2018 graduate of ACA. 2019 saw Eleni on tour around Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and the United Arab Emirates with four shows in repertoire for Poetry in Action.

Prior to 2019, Eleni performed in Revolving Days’ production of ‘Everyone I’ve Ever Loved or Slept With or Both’ at Blood Moon Theatre, directed by Liz Arday, 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 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); Pornography by Simon Stephens, directed by Shane Anthony, and the musical Showtrain written by Andrew Worboys and dir. Robert Dunn.

Film credits include the lead role ‘Eleni’ in Eleni’s Confessions directed by Eirena Sapounas; ‘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).  

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