Height: 5"6 | Eye Colour: Brown | Hair Colour: Brown | Greek Cypriot
Marina Tapakoudes is a professionally-trained actor. Her vast experience in physical theatre and bubbly demeanour helps her master comedic roles with skill and authenticity.
She studied acting at the prestigious Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts.
She has worked professionally for Film and Theatre, recently focusing her attention on her screen opportunities having worked on various professional film sets and production companies such as Peracals Productions, Pi Productions and Pinewood studios.
Marina's background is in theatre and even toured theatres as a rep with companies such as Instinct Theatre, performing in spaces such as “Leicester Square Theatre”, "Southwark Playhouse" and “The Kings Head Theatre”.
Marina is a trained aerialist, with particular skills in aerial hoop. Acrobatics are now a part of her performance repertoire.
Marina is also a trained singer who has been previously cast in professional singing roles.
Director's Cut Theatre | SHOWCASE | 2022 | Duologue
Director's Cut Theatre | SHOWCASE | 2021 | Scene
Director's Cut Theatre | SHOWCASE | 2019 | Physical Theatre Monologue
Peracals Productions Ltd. Kings Head Theatre | GOD-THE UNTOLD STORY | 2018 | Various /Lead Actor
Instinct Theatre | LYSISTRATA R&D | 2016 | Lead / Chorus Member
Instinct Theatre | NO EXIT | 2015 | Estelle Lead Actor
Mockumenatary series and workshop development | Pinguism | 2020-present | Cult member Pingarina Lead actor
Director's Cut Theatre | SECRETS OF SOLITUDE | 2020 | Lead Actor
Wordy Productions Ltd | INCBLOOD | 2018 - present | Maria Lead Actor
Peracals Productions | DEJA VU | 2018 | Lead Actor
AAPENN | CLOUD NINE | 2018 | Steph Lead Actor
Pi Productions / Pinewood studios | EYE ON THE PRIZE | 2016 | Presenter
BC Productions | OXBLOOD | 2016 | Audrey Lead Actor
Making Pictures | Casavo | 2022 | Millennial Lead Talent
Jam Pictures | ALLERGAN | 2017 | Lead Actor
DSTRKT | THE WOLF OF RUPERD STREET | 2013 | Supporting Actor
Think Big Production | LEGACY | 2013 | Extra
Training & Workshops
Italia Conti Academy Of Theatre Arts | Acting
Facciocose | Physical Theatre Training
Director's Cut Theatre | Acting
LAMDA Coach | Acting
Urdang | dance internship
A passionate and skilled field for Marina is Physical Theatre and comedy through movement, these were explored in drama school at "Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts" and further explored in her training with “Facciocose", here she has received focused training on all areas of physical theatre including the methods of “Jacques Lecoq”.
Marina is a trained singer, previously cast in singing roles.
Marina is a trained and skilled aerialist. With over two years of training and experience with establishments such as “My Gravity Fitness and Dance," “Flying Fantastic," as well as her own at home studio.
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