Michala Banas

Michala Banas is an award-winning film, television and theatre actor. With a remarkable career spanning over three decades, Michala has starred in over 40 films, television and theatre productions.

She quickly became the go-to girl for TV drama in Australia starring in Always Greener, Winners & Losers (Seven Network), McLeods Daughters, Bad Mothers (Nine Network) and Nowhere Boys (ABC) with her most recent television credits including Halifax: Retribution for the Nine Network.

After the huge success of Upper Middle Bogan (ABC), where she played the much-loved and hilariously feisty Amber Wheeler, Michala has been in high demand for comedy starring in Hamish and Andy’s True Story, Luke Warm SexGet Krack!n and most recently Fam Time.

Michala’s film credits include comedies That’s Not My Dog and Ned, as well as Scooby-Doo and Nowhere Boys: The Book of Shadows.

Selected theatre credits include The Odd Couple and Birdland for Melbourne Theatre Company, Lottie in the Late Afternoon for Kin Collective, Funny Girl for Sydney Symphony Orchestra and Avenue Q for Arts Asia Pacific, which she won a Helpmann Award for.