Mark Salvestro | Ensemble Member | Marketing & Publicity Manager (2016 - 18)
Mark Salvestro is a Melbourne-based actor, singer, writer, producer and founding member of independent theatre companies, Second Breakfast and North of Eight. Hailing from the Snowy Mountains in NSW, he began his creative career at Cooma Little Theatre while completing a 12-month journalism cadetship at The Monaro Post newspaper.
Mark’s most recent accomplishment is his critically acclaimed one-man show, Buried at Sea, which he wrote, produced and performed. Buried at Sea has toured the country over the past 12 months, including successful seasons at Melbourne and Adelaide Fringe Festivals, Brisbane Anywhere Festival, and a sold-out Snowy Mountains tour. Mark has trained extensively as a performer in Sydney and Melbourne, and in 2014, graduated from the Full-Time Program at the Howard Fine Acting Studio Australia, where he continues to hone his craft. While training, Mark has worked on Death of a Salesman, This Is Our Youth, Angels in America, Broadway Bound, Seminar, and Sunday in the Park with George.
Other theatre credits include Couch Potato and Fairy Tale News, WIT Inc.; Private Moments: A Double Bill, Anywhere Festival; The Popular Mechanicals, and Stephen Sondheim’s Follies. Mark has been a provocateur at the Malthouse Theatre, an intern at Red Stitch Actors Theatre, and a writer for online arts journal, Maggie Journal.
He is a proud member of Equity.
Official website: www.marksalvestro.com
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/marksalvestroactor