Tony Barea is a Sydney based actor, writer and content creator having turned to his passions in 2015 after quitting the life of a Service Station operator.
Despite the Covid perils of 2020 Tony was able to land paid work on the U.S series Deadly Women as well as a variety of corporate roles. He also featured in lead roles in numerous short films.
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 training in theatre and screen acting, having studied the Meisner Technique full time for three years. He continues to work tirelessly on his craft, regularly working with industry professionals including casting directors David Newman, Faith Martin and Micaeley Gibson as well as television director Geoff Bennet.
He recently started a podcast and YouTube channel both sharing the same name One Day I Will Tell The Truth. 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 later currently in pre-production. A book is also in the pipeline of which he is hopeful of having published by the end of 2021.
Tony is represented by Gina Stoj Management and is a proud member of Actors’ Equity(MEAA), AWG (Australian Writers Guild) Screen Illawarra and TNN (Theatre Network NSW)