Aleksander Varadian

Aleksander is a Norwegian and Armenian-American actor, director and playwright, alumni of The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts. He has performed in a variety of projects for stage and screen in London and New York, and in Oslo with roles in Neste Sommer, Krypto Kings and at Brageteatret in 2023.

In 2022 he debuted as a playwright with Tamzara; an exploration of nationalism, through Unge Viken Teater's incubator program.

Aleksander is trained in various forms of dance and movement, and also works regularly with voiceover in both Norwegian and English for commercials, gaming and animation.

Foto: Antonello Sangirardi

Foto: Antonello Sangirardi

Foto: Antonello Sangirardi



HeightOther languages
176 cm English (UK, US), French

Film and TV

ProductionProduction CompanyDirectorRoleYear
Gesualdo Short, UK Love 2024
Applaus!Norwegian Film Institute Mirijam Thorkelsdottir Josef2024
Wisting Cinenord DramaArild FröhlichJarle 2024
Krypto KingsFeelgood TVHallvar WitzøStian 2023
Neste sommerFeelgood TVJon Are UhngerMussy2022
Hytt & Gevær Shortfilm, The University of BergenMaria FjellLevi2022
The LGBTQ+ Films Bendix ProductionsDanny ThykærNoah2022
Family History*Kortfilm, MJP ProductionsMark J. ParkerEvan2020


Stor Cis-energiBrageteatret Even Torgan Nicah 2023
Anniversary Play The TEAM, New YorkBrittany Coyne D2022
The SandstormNew York Theatre FestivalJB BrunoMuhammed2019
A Clockwork OrangeNew World Stages, Off-BroadwayAlexandra Spencer-JonesWarder/Branom + Dance Captain2017
Women Beware WomenCamden People's Theatre, LondonAlexandra Spencer-JonesThe Ward + Dance Captain2017
ParticlesLiverpool LightNight FestivalJack HeskethUtøver + co-koreograf2017
Oliver TwistTeater Ibsen + turnéUn-Magritt NordsethOliver2007

Theatre (other)

Picnic Island Short Director, actor, editor 2024
Pov: IATI Theater, New YorkDirector2023
OverstimulatedThe Tank: LimeFest, New YorkDirector, actor2021
BeanyToddDixon Place Lounge, New YorkDirector2019


InstitutionCourse Year
Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, UKActing2014-2017

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