“It’s been a very good year,” Box said. “Rake has always been a great gig for me, and it kind of set me up, but afterwards Riot things really… picked up. I feel like I just had the opportunity to play great characters as well. “
Earlier this year she starred in the film produced by Cate Blanchett Stateless, about Australia’s immigrant detention system, and played an evil government agent in the dystopian teenage drama The unlisted. Last year there was his brief but memorable role in Law, alongside Tim Minchin, and her role as Lauren “Lozza” Johnson, a wild publicist in the adaptation of the Robert G. Barrett classic The Nortons novels.
“Playing this sex, drugs, and rock-and-roll hungry guy – a character I never thought I would be played for. And yet, once I’m dead in the middle of it, I’m like ‘Of course I can play it. “I just feel like I muster a little more courage as an actor in my old years, you know? I’m 41,” Box says. “C ‘s like 75 years of acting. “
Originally from Adelaide, Box graduated from NIDA in 2003 and has worked consistently since, across stage, film and television. As well as AACTA for Riot, she was nominated for an AACTA for the film 2018 The little death and earned a Helpmann nomination the same year for Sydney Theater Company’s Top Girls.