Meerna Yousif

as “Hero”

Meerna Yousif is no stranger to the screen, starring in many short films over the years, she has also performed in the antenna award winning season of The Leak and most recently Wait. . We’re Live?! Which has been nominated in multiple categories. She has acted in Melbourne Webfest’s official selection Fairy Floss as well as produced and directed a web series of comedic sketches inspired by the Ethnic City variety show. Most recently portraying ‘Hero’ in Dark Arcadia web series, an official selection for web and film festivals around the world. 

Theatre credits began in various Youth Theatre productions. Now she has written, produced and acted in several Comedy and Fringe Festival shows both here and overseas. Years in comedy has allowed her to explore many forms and formats as an ensemble member with The Improv Conspiracy, The Big HooHaa, Soothplayers’ Improvised Jane Austen and Melb Uni MudCrabs. Her most recent festival seasons included performing in Improv Throwdown and Fringe saw her as a cast member for A very normal dinner with your parents

Meerna holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Melbourne in English and Theatre Studies as well as Creative Writing. She has participated in an abundance of acting workshops in Melbourne and Los Angeles with Beverly Hills Playhouse. Her improv training includes years of learning from the best comedians and improvisers in Australia and overseas.