Staff Profiles

Billy Milionis

Billy Milionis

Director
One of the few Australians to have studied under Sanford Meisner, Billy has appeared on Australian screens and stages, as well as numerous international feature films. He has also written, directed and produced several short and full-length films, which have been seen by millions of people worldwide. Billy has been working as a professional drama coach since 1994. Click here to learn more about Billy.
Melissa Bonne

Melissa Bonne

Meisner & Screen Acting Tutor
Melissa Bonne graduated from The Actors Pulse in 2006 at the age of 21, after having received personal instruction from Billy Milionis. Melissa has performed in many stage plays, commercials nationally and internationally and can also be seen in her new role on ABC's Janet King. During her time at The Actors Pulse, Melissa also studied story structure and screenwriting with UCLA. Click here to learn more about Melissa.
Terry Serio

Terry Serio

Screen Acting Tutor
Terry is one of Australia’s most accomplished performers, with credits including Running on Empty, He Died With a Felafel in his Hand and Dirty Deeds, as well as The Story of Johnny O’Keefe (as Johnny), Police Rescue and Blue Heelers. His numerous theatre accomplishments cross comedy, drama and musical genres. Terry has taught at The Actor’s Pulse since 2011. Click here to learn more about Terry.
Aaron Glenane

Aaron Glenane

Meisner & Screen Acting Tutor
An Actors Pulse graduate, Aaron has since landed roles in numerous television commercials, the BBC murder mystery Dripping in Chocolate, and films such as the surf film Drift and the Foxtel mini-series Deadline Gallipoli. His TV credits include Home and Away, Rescue Special Ops, and Puberty Blues. Aaron has taught at The Actors Pulse since 2013. Click here to learn more about Aaron.
Jeremy Shadlow

Jeremy Shadlow

Meisner & Screen Acting Tutor
Jeremy started acting at the age of 11, winning a Logie at age 16. He has appeared in numerous TV dramas such as Flying Doctors and G.P. as well as feature films such as Dead End Drive-In and Breaking Loose. Recent projects include working with Bryan Brown and Sam Neill in their new ABC drama Old School. Jeremy has been teaching the Meisner technique at The Actor’s Pulse since 2011. Click here to learn more about Jeremy.
Felix Schwartz

Felix Schwartz

Movement Tutor
Felix Schwartz has over 20 years of international experience in mime and gesture for the performing arts. Felix has taught at NIDA, Sentimental Clown Theatre Studio and Bondi School of Arts, as well as various courses specialising in classical mime, gesture, mask and sentimental (theatrical) clown for dance and acting schools around the world. Click here to find out more about Felix.