Press & Reviews
'Mesmerising and gifted.'
‘Mark Salvestro is indeed a very talented young man. Riveting and moving - a talented musician, singer, actor and playwright.'
‘A passionate and romantic performer ... a beautiful tenor voice.’
‘A new and emerging playwright with an impressive set of skills ready to be unleashed in the performing arts industry.’
'On the Couch' with Mark Salvestro
- Arts Review -
Mark as 'Martin' in Navy Pier
Buried at Sea:
'Hilarious, touching and wrenching in all its honesty.'
'A new perspective to our nostalgia for the ANZACs and their stories.'
‘An engaging re-enactment of a personal Gallipoli story - interweaved in a creative, artful and effective manner.’
‘Beautifully narrated by Mark’s exquisite orating skills - fantastic, original spin on the popular theme of Gallipoli.’
‘An incredible energy that is undefinable ... not once losing sight of his role on stage and romanticising the crowd until the very end.’
‘A warm and moving production straight from the heart and delivered with skill - brings the past to the present with thoughtful reflection.’
- Forbes Advocate -
- Forbes Advocate -
The Monaro Post: December 28, 2016.
The Monaro Post: January 18, 2017.
'Salvestro carefully balances a portrayal of Martin not solely as a victim but as a fighter who just wants the taste of victory to validate himself for a moment.'
'Martin (Mark Salvestro) delivers a heartbreaking performance of the tortured artist, and yet manages to switch personas throughout the play embodying Kurt’s charming nature with a sinister edge.'
'Performers Mark Salvestro and Pat Moonie compliment each other as frat-boys extraordinaire…the perfect Rosencrantz and Guildenstern of contemporary theatre.'
- BCause Arts -
The Will To Be:
'Beautifully crafted…exceptionally performed.'
- Weekend Notes -
'Salvestro’s performance was remarkable…honest, raw and real…Compelling and must-see theatre.'
- Melbourne Observer -
'A fresh perspective on Australia’s history of homosexuality and the persecution that many faced...an admirable performance.'
Queer Shakespeare in the 60s comes to Melbourne Fringe
- Broadway World -
The Monaro Post: February 8, 2017.
Mark as 'William' in The Will To Be