vassili katsakis

as “Shylock”

Vassili (Billy) Katsakis is a Greek Australian actor based in Melbourne. He has trained full time with Howard Fine Studios and has worked extensively with teachers such as Howard Fine, David Coury and Marilyn McIntyre to name a few. In his studies of the craft some of the classes which helped carve his acting ability include The Audition Technique (Howard Fine), Finding The Characters Voice (David Coury), Acting and The Camera (Marilyn McIntyre), Improvisation (Liam Amor) and The Alexander Technique (Leo Canales).

He has worked on various student projects and professional sets gaining experience from all types of creatives across the world. The most recent project worked on was a thriller short film which included him in a lead role playing Brendan in A Trail Of Broken Glass.

Making Hip Hop music is another passion of his with multiple records being released to music platforms also under the name “Vassili Katsakis”. Training and competing in Mixed Martial Arts has also been a large part of his life.