Tony Barea is a Sydney based actor, writer and content creator having turned to his creative passions in 2015 after quitting the life of a Service Station operator.

Despite the Covid perils of the past two years, Tony was able to land a guest appearance on iconic Australian TV series Neighbours playing the part of restaurant owner Greg Cantor. He also featured in a Tv commercial for PNC Bank in the U.S.

In the 12 months to March 2020, he delivered strong performances in True West (Kaktus productions), A Few Good Men(Wollongong Workshop), as Picasso in Picasso at the Lapin Agile(Wollongong Workshop) and as Serge in the new work PIT(Sandpaperplane), by Jackson Used which premiered at The Old 505 in February 2020.

Tony has had extensive theatre and screen acting, having studied the Meisner Technique full time for three years. He works tirelessly on his craft, regularly training with industry professionals including casting directors David Newman, Faith Martin and Micaeley Gibson, and television director Geoff Bennet. He is currently training with Lisa Robertson.

He recently started a podcast and YouTube channel, sharing the same name, One Day I Will Tell The Truth, rebooting in 2022. Here he tells stories about his lived experiences with addiction and his mental health struggles as he also pursues an active role in Men’s Mental Health advocacy work.

He has also written two feature films, The Oz Protocol and This Is Bliss with the latter currently in pre-production.

Tony is represented by TCM Agency and is a proud member of Actors’ Equity(MEAA), AWG (Australian Writers Guild), Screen Illawarra and TNN (Theatre Network NSW)