Demetri Bonaros is an actor, singer, writer and composer with a keen interest in the classical, the musical and the whimsical. Selected theatre credits: Measure for Measure, The Winter’s Tale, The Taming of the Shrew, and the NYIT-nominated, best production, The Caucasian Chalk Circle (Hipgnosis Theatre Co, as actor/producer/composer); Money, Love and Shame (Target Margin Theater); Barefoot in the Park (Two River Theatre); Secrets (Marvell Rep); If You Can Get to Buffalo (Incubator Arts Project); The Island (Pig Iron Theatre Company); A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Merry Wives of Windsor, The Taming of the Shrew and King Lear (Hudson Warehouse); the musicals Burt Dow, Deep Water Man (Stonington Opera House) and Opa! the Musical (Queens Theatre); and the operas Dinner and Delusion (Cell Theatre and Center for Contemporary Opera) and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Orvieto, Italy).
With Eclipses Group Theater NY: Agamemnon (at La MaMa), Marriage à la Russe! (a production of three Chekhov one-act plays—as actor and director), We Can’t Pay, We Won’t Pay, The Princess Goes to War and Raus. Other Greek-language productions: My Fair Lady, and A Christmas Carol (Theater Ichneftes). Concerts (as soloist and ensemble singer): Kaye Playhouse in Manhattan, Tony Bennett Concert Hall in Queens, and Hellenic Cultural Center in Queens.
Film: Esther (supporting role; winner, best short film—Athens, OH, International Film Festival), Vestibule (supporting), and The Shuffle (lead).
Studies/training: theatre and mathematics (Swarthmore College, Villanova University), piano and music theory/harmony (Athens Conservatory), classical voice (with Julian Rodescu, bass, and Tamara Matthews, soprano), Commedia dell’Arte (with Antonio Fava), Lecoq (with Giovanni Fusetti and Sarah Sanford), and ancient Greek (with professors Gil Rose, Rachel Kitzinger, Deborah Steiner and Carolyn Dewald). www.DemetriBonaros.com