FOUNDER // ARTISTIC DIRECTOR // ACTOR
Liviu Monsted is the Artistic Director of theatre company, Mon Sans Productions, a published Australian playwright, director and actor with over 9 years’ experience.
His plays have been professionally performed to full houses in theatres around Sydney such as the Parramatta Riverside Theatre, the King Street Theatre and at the Factory Theatre for the Sydney Fringe Comedy Festival.
Liviu has trained in several methods of acting including Jacques Lecoq, Meisner and Brecht; He trained for 6 years at The Australian International Performing Arts High School having earned the performing arts scholarship. His theatre credits include the lead roles of Earnest in “The Importance of Being Earnest”, Karl Allan in “Not a Word”, Jekyll and Hyde in “Hiding Jekyll”, Victor in “Passing Time” and most recently appeared in “DEADHOUSE: Tales of the Sydney Morgue.”
Liviu has also studied screen acting at TAFTA training under Tony Bonner and John Orcsik. In film he played the lead in the acclaimed web series “Sam and Sammy” and co-starred in “Coffee and Tea” as Coffee. He has also appeared in feature films such as “Kick Ons” set to hit festivals 2019.
Liviu has directed hit shows for Mon Sans Productions. These include, "Dog sees God", "Not a Word", "Passing Time" and “Monroe”. In 2017 he directed the sold out season of “Heathers” at the factory Theatre, The Australian Premiere of “Prisoners Dilemma” at the Blood Moon Theatre and in 2018 he directed the critically acclaimed immersive production “The Poison Crown” for DEADHOUSE: Tales of the Sydney Morgue.
Actors he has directed have gone on to well established Australian TV series such as "Love Child" and "Deadly Women".
When not directing stage, Liviu works behind a camera on music videos for upcoming triple J unearthed artists such as “NARLA” and “Beautiful Friend”. He is currently working on a new horror movie entitled “Mist”.