Nadia Fragnito is a Melbourne based Drama teacher and actor who began her acting training at the Flinders University of South Australia and then moved to Melbourne at 19 to study at the Victorian College of the Arts. She has also trained at the National Theatre Drama School in St Kilda.
With all this training, Nadia went on to become involved in a variety of theatre and film projects. She first worked with Matthew Holmes in 2006 on his web series, 'Crooked' and then for the second time in the short film supernatural thiller 'The Artifice'.
Nadia more recently set up her own business Red Eight Creations to further her passion for coordinating theatre projects and acting coaching. She is also a creative writer who has written and performed her own monologues, receiving the Best Actor award in Theatre Shorts#1 with Catprint Theatre Productions.
Nadia has published her own poetry anthology, The Winter’s Kiss.
‘It’s an absolute honour to be included in the cast of The Legend of Ben Hall – there is already a sense of magic surrounding it and I know everyone will work tirelessly and passionately to bring this true story authentically and beautifully to the screen. I’m ready to kick start some Aussie history!’