Mark Salvestro is a Melbourne-based actor, writer, producer, and founding member of North of Eight theatre company.
Mark’s most notable achievement is his critically acclaimed one-man show, Buried at Sea, which he wrote, produced and performed for Melbourne and Adelaide Fringe Festivals, Brisbane Anywhere Festival, and a NSW Snowy Mountains tour. He recently premiered his second solo show, ‘The Will To Be’ at Melbourne Fringe this year, which is soon to go on tour.
Mark has trained extensively as a performer in Sydney and Melbourne, and in 2014, graduated from the Full-Time Program at the Howard Fine Acting Studio Australia, where he continues to hone his craft.
Theatre credits include Strata Inc. and Navy Pier (North of Eight); Comedy of Errors (Australian Shakespeare Co., Prague Fringe), Buried at Sea (Dir. Phoebe Anne Taylor), Lonely People are Always Up in the Middle of the Night (La Mama), Couch Potato and Fairy Tale News (WIT Inc.), Private Moments: A Double Bill (Anywhere Festival), The Popular Mechanicals, and Stephen Sondheim’s Follies.
Mark has been a provocateur at the Malthouse Theatre, an intern at Red Stitch Actors Theatre, and is currently a Trust Member at the Howard Fine Acting Studio Australia.