George Banders | Biography

Ever since he woke up in the emergency room having had two handcuff keys removed from his lower intestine, George decided street magic was dream not to be chased. Instead he studied acting at the Victorian College of the Arts in 2008 where his roles included Vershinin in Chekhov’s Three Sisters. Orlando in Conduct of Life. Costard in Love’s Labours Lost. Harry and Ron in Patrick White’s The Season at Sarsaparilla and the Husband in Bertolt Brecht’s Fear and Misery in the Third Reich. He was awarded the Richard Pratt scholarship in 2007. His Bell Shakespeare credits include, an Actors At Work tour in 2009, briefly playing Oswald in King Lear and Damien Ryan’s Romeo and Juliet where he played Mercutio and Paris. George was a member of Bell Shakespeares Players in 2011. He played Bently in Alex Buzo’s Rooted, and Jared in "A property of the clan" for Don’t Look Away Theatre Co. George appeared in Love's Labour's Lost, The Importance of Being Earnest, Hamlet, Comedy of Errors, The Tempest, Twelfth Night and All's Well That Ends Well for Sport for Jove.

Associated Events: 
Adaptation and Director
Fairy, Camper, Student
The Tailors / Petruchio's Servant Crew / Ensemble
Rosencrantz / Marcellus
Dromio of Syracuse
Stephano / Boatswain - The Tempest | Bottom - Dream