Melita Jurisic, actress, Vienna
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Basic data

LanguagesCroatian
English
German
Immediate working areaVienna
1st residence (federal state or country)Austria - Vienna
NationalityAustralian

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Film awards

YearFilmAwardCategory 
1987The Tale of Ruby RoseInternational Critic's Award/Venice Film FestivalBest ActressWinner

Awards

YearAward
2019Helpmann Award (nomination) for Best Female Actor in a Play : ARBUS & WEST
2019German Film Prize (Winner) Best Ensemble Cast for MURER: ANATOMY OF A TRIAL
2017Green Room Award (Nomination) for Best Female Actor in a Play: JOHN
2017Helpmann Award (nomination) for Best Female Actor in a Supporting Role in a Play: JOHN
2016Green Room Award (Winner) for Best Female Actor in a Play: I AM A MIRACLE
2015Green Room Award (Winner) for Best Female Actor in a Play: NIGHT ON BALD MOUNTAIN
2008Sydney Theatre Awards (Nomination) for Best Actress in a Play: WOMEN OF TROY
1998Green Room Award (Nomination) for Best Actress in a Leading role in a Play: KING LEAR
1992Green Room Award (Nomination) for Best Actress in a Supporting role in a Play: MOTHER COURAGE
1991Green Room Award (Winner) for Best Actress in a Supporting role in a Play: BALI ADAT
1990Green Room Award (Winner) for Best Actress in a Play: DANNY & THE DEEP BLUE SEA
1989Cladan Award (Winner) for most significant contribution to Sydney Theatre as Nora in A DOLL'S HOUSE
1989Green Room Award (Nomination) for Best Actress in a Play: PICNIC WITH FATIMA

Projects as actress

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YearTitleGenreDirectorRole
2017
Murer - Anatomie eines Prozesses

Rosa Segev [L]
Feature FilmChristian FroschRosa Segev [L]
2014
Mad Max - Fury Road

Vuvalini [SR]
Feature FilmGeorge MillerVuvalini [SR]
2012Dead Europe
Maria [SR]
Feature FilmTony KrawitzMaria [SR]
2011Kotlovina
Mimi [L]
Feature FilmTomislav RadicMimi [L]
2000Something in the Air
Dr. Eva Petrovska [L]
TV Series, ABC Australia [au]Steve JodrellDr. Eva Petrovska [L]
1998Transatlantik
Zorka [L]
Independent Feature FilmMladen JuranZorka [L]
1998The Sound of One Hand Clapping
Maria Buloh [SR]
Feature FilmRichard FlanaganMaria Buloh [SR]
1996Mercury
Mrs. Sumic [GS]
Limited series, ABC Australia [au]Ian WatsonMrs. Sumic [GS]
1995One Such Night
Cleo [L]
Short FilmDavor DirlicCleo [L]
1995Bordertown
Adrianna Leeuwen [L]
Limited series, ABC Australia [au]Ken CameronAdrianna Leeuwen [L]
1991The Flying Doctors
Dr. Magda Heller [L]
TV SeriesMultipleDr. Magda Heller [L]
1987The Petrov Affair
Nina Morozov [L]
Limited series, Channel 9 [au]Michael CarsonNina Morozov [L]
1987The Tale of Ruby Rose
Ruby Rose [L]
Feature FilmRoger ScholesRuby Rose [L]
1986Pokerface
Lou [L]
Limited series, ABC Australia [au]Richard SarellLou [L]
1986Hunger
Ileana Radulesco [L]
TV MovieStephen WallaceIleana Radulesco [L]
1986Land of Hope
Kathleen Quinn [L]
Limited seriesMultipleKathleen Quinn [L]

Projects as voice actress / speaker

YearTitleGenreRoleActor
2010Mother Teresa - Saint of DarknessDocumentary, ORF [at], ZDF [de]Mother Teresa (English version) [L]
2003Einstein's WifeDocumentary, ABC Australia [au]Mileva Einstein [L]

Theatre engagements

YearProduction nameRoleDirectorTheatre
2019TITUS ANDRONICUSTamoraAdena JacobsBell Shakespeare Co.
2019ARBUS & WESTMae WestSarah GoodesMelbourne Theatre Co.
2018THE HOUSE OF BERNARDA ALBABernarda AlbaLeticia CáceresMelbourne Theatre Co.
2017THREE SISTERSAnfisaKip WilliamsSydney Theatre Co.
2017JOHNGenevieveSarah GoodesMelbourne Theatre Co.
2015YES Move. NO Move (Moved?)PerformerCatherine Simmonds & Bridget FiskeBeSpectACTive! Manchester/Ljubljana/Prague/Sibiu
2015I AM A MIRACLEJohannes, Woman, AngelMatt LuttonMalthouse theatre
2015THE WIZARD OF OZScarecrowAdena JacobsBelvoir St. theatre
2015SUDDENLY LAST SUMMERMiss FoxhillKip WilliamsSydney Theatre Co.
2014MACBETHLady MacbethKip WilliamsSydney Theatre Co.
2014NIGHT ON BALD MOUNTAINMiriam SwordMatt LuttonMalthouse theatre (Melbourne)
2013SLOBODIJA ODYSSEIA, MON AMOURPenelopeNoemi FischerMarseille European Capital of Culture 2013
2011MATER DOLOROSAMelRadovan Grahovacprogetto semiserio, Vienna
2011LYSISTRATELampitoIoan TomaPerchtoldsdorf Summer festival
2009 - 2010IM DICKICHT DER STADTEMae GargaMatthias LanghoffLandestheater Linz
2009POPPEAPoppeaBarrie KoskySydney Opera House
2009ALMAAlma Mahler, Anna, NursePaulus MankerVienna
2009 - 2010UNERHÖRTConductorAlex RienerJeunesse ( Linz, Vienna, Innsbruck )
2009DAS TORTENSTÜCKFranz FuchsFritz OstermayerDonau Festival, Krems
2009PURIMSPILWitnessDavid MaayanLinz European Capital of Culture

Other projects

YearProject typeTitleActivityCompany
2014Musician in bandEXPAT BLUESsinger/lyricistMetalycee
2009Musician in bandIT IS NOTsinger/lyricistMetalycee
2008Musician in bandMetalycée - EPsinger/lyricistMetalycee
2008PerformanceMad Tom Songsinger/performerMetalycee
2008 - TodayMusician in bandMetalyceesinger/writerMetalycee

Basic data

Height165 cm
Body typeslim
Ethnic appearancewhite central european
Hair colourbrown
Hair lengthlong
Eye colourgreen
NationalityAustralian
LanguagesCroatian
English
German
Immediate working areaVienna
1st residence (federal state or country)Austria - Vienna
Accommodation possibilitiesMelbourne, Singapore, Sydney, Zagreb