Oriana Panozzo has over 45 years of experience as a professional actor in over 80 roles for Film, TV, stage and radio. She is also an acting teacher, mentor, filmmaker, director and scriptwriter. Oriana studied acting full-time at NIDA, filmmaking at University of SA, and scriptwriting with mentors like Robert McKee while living in London. With over a hundred roles in film, television, stage, commercials, and corporate training, Oriana was most active on screen during the 1980s and 90s in lead roles for Sons and Daughters and many other iconic Aussie shows.
Most recently Oriana had her short play 'What am I waiting for?' published after writing, directing and performing her play at Mudgee Shorts. She also worked on Doctor Doctor, a web series 'Welcome to the Family' and has been in several TV commercials.
Moving to the Capertee Valley in 2012 after several years of managing an acting school in Parramatta with over 200 students, Oriana continues to perform when opportunities arise, while still mentoring young actors, running workshops and managing her cleaning business.
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