Antonella Axisa

Actor and Director


Antonella is a full-time actress, presenter and voiceover artist. She first trained at Malta’s national drama school for six years as well as with Aleateia theatre group. In 2006, she obtained her Masters in Performance from Goldsmiths College, London. In Brussels, she trained in the Meisner and Chubbuck techniques. Between 2014 and 2015, she spent some time in Los Angeles, attending classes at the Lee Strasberg School and the Chubbuck Studio. For theatre she performed in Sibna ż-Żejt, Ħabbilni Ħa Nirbaħ, and Boulevard at Teatru Manoel, the Police Commissioner in the cabaret Balzunetta Towers at PTR, Doctor Baldini in Moving Mountains at Spazju Kreattiv, and Kate Stockmann in En Folkefiende at the Blue Box. For television, Antonella has interpreted roles in TV series like Ħbieb u Għedewwa and L-Għarusa while for film, Antonella played roles in award-winning Simshar, Alicia, The Last Grain and Coming Soon. In Summer 2017 Antonella produced her own short film Marbut, funded by the Malta Film Fund. For Teatru Malta, Antonella is also the Director of their Youth Theatre Festival Trikki Trakki.