Interview with Kristian Demetriou (@kristiandemetriou)

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Thank you so much for joining us! Can you tell us a story about what brought you to this specific career path? 

Kristian is an exceptional young man with outstanding talent and potential. Kristian Demetriou was born on the 5th of January 2004 in London, Westminster UK. Kristian started acting from the age of 3 years old and took his classes at the New London Performing Arts Centre, Muswell Hill. Kristian continues to take training classes at KD Performing Arts and Pineapple Dance Studios. Kristian has recently graduated from St Andrew The Apostle Greek Orthodox School as the class of 2020. The reason he had taken the choice of being an actor is that young Kristian would always see his mother on the TV show BBC Airport where she starred as Duty Manager of Cyprus Airways which really inspired him. The actors Kristian generally look up to are Evan Peters, Leonardo DiCaprio, Dwayne Johnson, Jim Carrey, and Freddie Highmore. Kristian has been performing from a young age with notable credits including Law and Order UK which has been shown across America on PBS but also in London’s West End. Performing has been everything to Kristian throughout his childhood and its clear to see, but he is also a well-rounded person. Kristian grew up in London, the United Kingdom in a small town named Muswell Hill and is still living there till this day, Kristian enjoys performing anywhere, whether that is at summer festivals, Television, to west end shows, Kristian generally prefers to work in front of the camera but would generally be happy with any opportunity he gets. Kristian genre of movies is normally Horror and action but he also does enjoy watching documentaries which include real-life stories. Kristian enjoys working within big and small environments whether he is filming a short film, featured film, stagecoach theatre production, or west end theatre production. Kristian is a triple threat and is a professional in acting, singing, and dance with 13 years of experience. Kristian founded the KD School of Performing Arts with the vision and desire to champion new talent alongside himself. Selfless in his approach to art and his own work, KD has gone from strength to strength becoming a leading performing art school in North London, it has given other performers a fantastic introduction into the performing arts business all through his entrepreneurial altruistic vision. A British citizen from birth.

Can you share the most interesting story that happened to you since you started doing this? 

Filming with famous people, making myself happy, making my family happy, and doing what i love the most.

Which tips would you recommend to your colleagues in your industry to help them to thrive and not “burn out”? 

Be humble 

Be alert 

Be happy and grateful 

appreciate the support

 Treat others the way you want to be treated 

Appreciate little opportunities

None of us are able to achieve success without some help along the way. Is there a particular person who you are grateful towards who helped get you to where you are? Can you share a story? 

I am grateful to my family.

How have you used your success to bring goodness to the world? 

It made me realise different things and different views of the world.

Do you have a favorite “Life Lesson Quote”? Can you share a story of how that was relevant to you in your life? 

Do more of what makes you happy.

How can our readers follow you on social media? 

Via Instagram and Snapchat: KristianDemetriou 

Snapchat: KristiannDD

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