|File:Vitas Varnas 2016.jpg|
2016 Promotional headshot
Australia16 June 1992
|Alma mater||Australian Institute of Music - Dramatic Arts|
|Occupation||Actor, writer, producer|
Career[edit | edit source]
Vitas attended the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) completing the Young Actors Studio program and was educated in acting at the Australian Institute of Music - Dramatic Arts (AIMDA). At AIMDA, he played the role of Dennis in a production of the play 13 by Mike Bartlett.
In 2016, he played the role of Max in the Kit Brookman play Heaven which toured at the Canberra Theatre and Riverside Theatre Parramatta, and later playing various roles in The Laramie Project at the Depot Theatre.
Writer[edit | edit source]
Other work[edit | edit source]
Vitas was responsible for suggesting that the hosts of the show Game Grumps be involved in the upcoming game Hex Heroes. He has also been thanked a number of times on the show Game Grumps.
Public image[edit | edit source]
Vitas' name and image has appeared in numerous video games with characters named after him such as in the games Mutant Football League, FTL: Faster Than Light, Shovel Knight, and Blasphemous.
Credits[edit | edit source]
Stage[edit | edit source]
|2016||Heaven||Max||Canberra Theatre and Riverside Theatre Parramatta|||
|The Laramie Project||Various roles||The Depot Theatre|||
|Hiding Jekyll||Inspector Newcomen||King Street Theatre|||
|2019||Pygmalion||Eric the Bystander||New Theatre|||
|Persuasion||Mr William Elliott / Mr Harville||Genesian Theatre|||
Television[edit | edit source]
|2013||The Checkout||Additional cast|
Video games[edit | edit source]
|2017||Thimbleweed Park||Phone Recording Message|
|Paradigm||Dimmer Switch Prodigy Child||Also play tester.|
As producer[edit | edit source]
Bibliography[edit | edit source]
- Varnas, Vitas (2018). "Writer". Hidden Gaming Gems: Generation by Generation. By Wittenhagen, Jeffrey. Hagen's Alley Books. ISBN 9780692044711.
- Varnas, Vitas (2019). "Guest Reviewer". SEGA® Master System: a visual compendium. By Jarratt, Steve; McFerran, Damien (Hardcover ed.). Bitmap Books. ISBN 9780995658684.
References[edit | edit source]
- "Graduating Company 2015". Australian Institute of Music - Dramatic Arts. Archived from the original on 30 September 2015. Retrieved 26 April 2017. Unknown parameter
- "AIM DRAMATIC ARTS 2015 Bachelor of Performance Graduating Company 13 by Mike Bartlett Teacher's Education Resource Kit". Australian Institute of Music - Dramatic Arts. 2015. Archived from the original on 2017-10-10. Retrieved 26 April 2017.
- Bannister, Cathy (2016). "Heaven". Stage Whispers. Retrieved 26 April 2017.
- Coleman, Ken (10 July 2016). "BLACKOUT THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTS THE LARAMIE PROJECT @ DEPOT THEATRE MARRICKVILLE". sydneyartsguide.com. Retrieved 26 April 2017.
- Jacob Janerka. Paradigm. PC. Jacob Janerka. Scene: Credits. Level/area: Cast.
Vitas Varnas – Dimmer Switch Prodigy Child
- "TV ad: CarsGuide.com.au: Subscribe to CarsGuide and go beyond the test drive". Best Ads ontv.com. 7 August 2017. Retrieved 4 December 2017.
- "F-Zero – Did You Know Gaming? Feat. Smooth McGroove". Did You Know Gaming?. 23 February 2014. Retrieved 26 April 2017 – via YouTube.
- "5 Regional License Changes – VG Facts Five Trivia Feat. PortsCenter". Did You Know Gaming?. 7 March 2015. Retrieved 26 April 2017 – via YouTube.
- Jarratt & Varnas 2019, p. 389
- Paul M. Tams; Bob Baker (2015). The Essential Book of K9. Meteoric Books. pp. 36–37. ISBN 978-1782805328.
- Neuenschwander, Jeff (20 April 2014). "Enlightening Details Emerge from Grant Kirkhope, Hex Heroes AMA". Operation Rainfall. Retrieved 26 April 2017.
- "Castlevania Chronicles: Dogs Love Peanutbutter – PART 1 – Game Grumps". Game Grumps. 7 October 2016. Retrieved 26 April 2017 – via YouTube.
- "Castlevania Dracula X: Cities on Flame – PART 1 – Game Grumps". Game Grumps. 25 October 2013. Retrieved 26 April 2017 – via YouTube.
- "Silent Hill: Play Novel – Game Grumps". Game Grumps. 1 November 2014. Retrieved 26 April 2017 – via YouTube.
- "Mutant Football League". VGFacts. Retrieved 2019-10-09.
The Insane Cults offense player Vitas Varnas is a reference to the real-life actor, producer and writer of the same name.
- "FTL: Faster Than Light". VGFacts. Retrieved 26 April 2017.
The random default names for the crew were given by people who had pledged to the game's Kickstarter. Two notable default names are: Notch, creator of Minecraft, and Vitas Varnas, occasional Game Grumps contributor and writer for VGFacts and Did You Know Gaming?
- "Shovel Knight". VGFacts. Retrieved 26 April 2017.
Vitas Varnas, occasional Game Grumps contributor and writer for VGFacts and Did You Know Gaming?, appears as a portrait in the Hall of Champions. People who had pledged $200 or more to the game's Kickstarter would have a portrait of them appear in-game.
- The Game Kitchen. Blasphemous. PC, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PlayStation 4. Scene: Convent of Our Lady of the Charred Visage. Level/area: Collectibles.
- Wimmer, Carol (2016). "The Laramie Project". Stage Whispers. Retrieved 26 April 2017.
- Monsted 2016, pp. 18–19
- Wrong, Suzy (7 December 2016). "Review: Hiding Jekyll (Mon Sans Productions)". suzygoessee.com. Retrieved 26 April 2017.
- Kary, David (2019-04-26). "PYGMALION @ THE NEW THEATRE". sydneyartsguide.com.au. Archived from the original on 2019-04-27. Retrieved 2019-07-09.
- Kary, David (2019-07-07). "PERSUASION @ THE GENESIANS". sydneyartsguide.com.au. Archived from the original on 2019-07-07. Retrieved 2019-07-09.
- "Vitas Varnas – Actor, model, Film & Stage Crew". starnow.com.au. Retrieved 26 April 2017.
- Jacob Janerka. Paradigm. PC. Jacob Janerka. Scene: Credits. Level/area: Play Testers.
Huge shoutout to Vitas Varnas who found more than 90% of the bugs, he's the best. Go hire him for voice acting.
- Atmos Games. Pinstripe. PC, macOS, iOS. Armor Games. Scene: Credits.
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