Melina Theocharidou is a multilingual actress, voiceover and stage director based in Amsterdam and London.
Over the last three years, she has received great acclaim for her performance in the Greek production of Duncan Macmillan’s and Jonny Donahoe’s worldwide smash hit Every Brilliant Thing. In 2018 Melina also took on the role of the infamous Arsinoe in a new, celebrated production of The Misanthrope in Athens.
Melina’s stage credits in the UK include The Return of the Exile (Yard Theatre), Medea (Forest Fringe Festival, Edinburgh), Kiss the Shadow (Lyric Hammersmith Studio), NASA (BAC) and The Kindness of Strangers (Watford Palace Theatre).
Melina’s voice has featured in countless campaigns for radio and television, language learning courses, in-flight announcements, and TV series (Peaky Blinders, BBC). She is the voice of the Greek edition of the toy My Little Pony.
Melina’s work as a stage director includes the world premiere of William Lyons’ Socrates and his Clouds at Jermyn Street Theatre in London, Yasmine Van Wilt’s Live and Unplugged at Södra Teatern in Stockholm and Melody Parker’s Princess at Kulturhuset, Stockholm’s House of Culture & City Theatre.
Melina has also translated for the Donmar Warehouse, was the Assistant of the Master of Text at Shakespeare’s Globe in London and is a member of the Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab in New York.