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Anthony Rotsa is a British actor who was born and raised in London, England by Greek Cypriot parents. He has experience in mainstream theatre, feature film, and television and is fluent in both English and Greek; he also speaks Spanish to a high conversational level.

 

His first ever performance was at the age of 8 at his primary school; Albany School in Enfield where he performed a short silent comedy with his identical Twin brother Michael. (Who is also an actor). From the age of 8 he knew he wanted to be a performer.

 

Anthony graduated from Middlesex University in 2006 with a BA Hons degree in Drama and Theatre Studies. His selected modules included: Shakespeare, live stand up comedy, and physical theatre. This training lead Anthony to form a small amateur company which had its debut performance at the Theatro Technis in Camden, London. Two years later he performed at London’s first ever trade show for actors; ActorExpo2008 with an ensemble devised physical theatre piece called Violently Happy.

 

Soon after, his career jump-started with theatre tours in England and Germany, such as an outdoor theatre performance of Kenneth Grahame’s Wind In The Willows and a touring performance of Harold Pinter’s Betrayal.

 

In 2009, Anthony joined Face2Face Theatre in Madrid, Spain. His Spanish theatre debut took place in the prestigious Teatro Alcázar where he played the roles of Oberon, Lysander, and Flute in an adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Film and television have also played a part in Anthony’s career.  Damien was one of his first and most influential short films, where he received first hand training in screen combat.

 

He has also had the opportunity to work on various television and Internet commercials for Volkswagen, a spot for the British Army as a Middle Eastern Insurgent and a pilot called Choose shot in Madrid.

 

Furthermore with his twin brother Michael, he had the opportunity in working on various twin commercials for, KPN a leading Dutch telecommunications company in Holland, a live exhibition in Paris for Alcatel Lucent and recently a TV commercial for FORD In Turkey.

 

His most recent achievements have been in two feature movies shot in Spain. A remake of a classic horror: VAMPYRES with director Victor Matellano, and a part in Ridley Scott’s movie EXODUS: Gods and Kings as an Egyptian soldier.

 

He is now officially with his agent, Mucho Arte Management in Spain and maintains his home base in London as well, this allows him to travel back and forth depending on where his work takes him.

 

MY JOBS

VAMPYRES. Dir. Victor Matellano. – John.
EXODUS: Gods & Kings. Dir: Ridley Scott. – Egyptian Soldier
THE PROMISE. Dir Terry George – Ahmed the Student
LOST IN THE WEST. Dir. Carlos González – Mr. Sullivan

SHORT FILMS

Duplicity   Jacob
Damien   Damien
Le Carrousel D’ Arianne  Peter
Splitzo  Mike

LINE – Teatro del Barrio / OFF de la Latina – Stephen.
Face2face theatre. Dir: Drew Phillips.

RONNIE THE FRENCH FRY- Teatro Arenal.  Narrator, Medic.
Telon Tolon. Dir Rafael Boeta Pardo

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST – Teatro Maravillas. The Beast.
MundiArtistas. Dir Javier De Pascual López.

THE LITTLE PRINCESS (Adaptation from The Little Prince) –  Teatro Figaro. Michael, El Rey, El Zorro, La Serpiente.
Mundi Artistas. Dir Javier De Pascual López.

MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM –  Teatro Alcázar.  Oberon, Lysander, Flute.
Face2Face. Dir. Andy Glaysher.

FACE2FACE THEATRE
Mick, Richard
English Theatre National Tour in Spain

WAY TO GO – Jamie
Stop Watch Theatre Dir. Adrian New

BETRAYAL – Jerry
White Horse Theatre Dir. Michael Dray.

Volkswagen – Mandarin.  TV Ad (Europe and America)
Ford Film Park. Internet & TV Ad – Twins (Turkey)
Alcatel Lucent  Creative Spirit. Corporate Video  Twins (Paris)
British Army  C.O.I.  Internet Ad (United Kingdom)
K P N  Czar  TV Ad & Internet  Twins (Holland)
Alcatel Lucent  Creative Spirit. Corporate Video  Twins (Paris)
BrainStorm  Corporate Video. Presenter. (Las Vegas, US)