We are delighted to be announcing our fabulous cast for Dark Arcadia – continuing with this fabulous bunch of humans!
Introducing, in alphabetical order …
Otim Arima as “Don Pedro”
Otim Arima has been building his acting CV for the past few years with credits in short film, theatre and music video, including playing “Kemo” in Mwangaza Theatre’s Do Black Boys Go To Heaven, “Zane” in John Sheedy’s short film Tarniet and “Narrator” for the short film The Echo, which was an official selection for the 2020 Melbourne International Film Festival, among others.
He has also undertaken training at The Melbourne Actors’ Lab, 16th Street and Melbourne Theatre Company.
Andrew-Dean Foster as “Don John”
Andrew-Dean Foster is an Australian actor and model, raised in Melbourne, in Victoria, Australia. He is of mostly Greek descent. He graduated from Koonung Secondary College in 2016, and has played roles in the web series Metro Sexual, ABC series Mad as Hell and appeared in Sportsco social media advertisements and catalogues from 2019-2020.
Ronan Mummery as “Hamlet”
Ronan Mummery is a graduate of the 2019 Full Time Acting program at the Howard Fine Acting Studio Australia. He has played roles in the short films Caveman and Echo, the TV series Love Me and The Travel Counsellor and will make his feature film debut in the lead role of “Tom Johnston” in the upcoming Kill Me, Heal Me.
Ronan has also studied both screen acting and drama at NIDA Open and with MBCTA youth theatre. Previous theatre roles include Gomez from ‘Addams Family Musical’ and Billy from ‘Anything Goes’. He currently works as a barista and bartender, and has keen interests in photography, surfing and playing his bagpipes.
Joel Nankervis as “Claudio”
Joel Nankervis is a 2022 graduate of 16th Street Acting Studio, Melbourne, and has performed various lead roles in college and high school plays and musicals.
Prior to fully turning his attention to acting, Joel played for the Bentleigh Under 19s football club, before moving on to become a coach for the SNJFL and also working as a Participation Co-Ordinator for the AFL. Dark Arcadia marks Joel’s professional acting debut.
More cast announcements to come, so stay tuned!