Mike sprints into the ‘Olympics’ for actors

CANBERRA actor Mike Wheeler

CANBERRA actor Mike Wheeler has been chosen for inclusion within the World Monologue Video games, a global occasion that includes the most effective performers from 45 nations.

Ever because the occasion was based  in 2020 yr by Australian producer Pete Malicki in response to world lockdowns, Canberra actors have fared effectively within the competitors and final yr Canberra’s Fiona Victoria Hopkins gained the bronze medal in the primary skilled finals.

The net “video games,” dubbed by some  “the Olympics for Actors”, see worldwide performers vying for a spot on the display screen in six totally different classes – dash, endurance, tigers, predominant skilled, predominant novice and youth.

Wheeler, recognized in Canberra for roles within the brief movies “Explorers Overture”, “Dagger One”  and “The Man within the Moon”, has progressed to the regional finals within the dash and predominant skilled (Australia and NZ) classes.

His “dash” entry is a monologue a couple of newsreader who has, unexpectedly, to  current world information, and sees him play three totally different characters in 60 seconds, whereas his predominant skilled entry is a couple of retiring police commissioner who briefs his alternative on little one security.

The regional finals shall be livestreamed, with winners of the six totally different classes competing for money prizes and a place on the rostrum through the world finals in late November.

Wheeler’s  efficiency shall be streamed at 7pm on October 8 and 8pm on October 14. Particulars and entry right here.

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Ian Meikle, editor