Alicia Banit

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Alicia Banit
Occupation Actress, dancer
Years active 1995–present

Alicia Banit is an Australian actress and dancer who is best known for her role as Kat in the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) television series Dance Academy.[1]


Banit first acting appearance was in the Australian film Dead Letter Office, playing a younger version of the main character Alice. In 2006, she had a two episode minor role in the Network Ten soap opera Neighbours as Madison Sullivan,[2] then in 2008 she returned to the soap for another two episode role, this time portraying Sharni Hillman.[3] From 2007 to 2009 she had two guest roles on the Australian version of the Disney Channel series As The Bell Rings playing Amber. In 2007, she was cast in Chris Lilley's television series Summer Heights High as Kaitlyn for the duration of the first season.[4] In 2008, Banit appeared in Rush as Gemma Rose Parker acting alongside former Neighbours actress Eliza Taylor-Cotter.[4] In 2009, she was Leah in season one of the Australian drama series Tangle.[4] In late 2009, she was cast as one of the main characters Katrina Karamakov in the ABC television series Dance Academy.[1] From 23 August 2010 to 27 August 2010, she acted as a co-host on the ABC3 wrapper program Studio 3 alongside Kayne Tremills and Amberly Lobo.[5]


Year Title Role Notes
1998 Dead Letter Office Young Alice Film
2017 Dance Academy: The Comeback Katrina Karamakov Film
Year Title Role Notes
1995 Halifax F.P. Young Jane 1 Episode
2006 Neighbours[2] Madison Sullivan 2 Episodes
2007–2011 As The Bell Rings Amber Main cast
2007 Summer Heights High[4] Kaitlyn 8 Episodes
2008 Neighbours[3] Sharni Hillman 4 Episodes
2008 Rush[4] Gemma Rose Parker 1 Episode
2009 Tangle[4] Leah 6 Episodes
2010–2013 Dance Academy[1] Katrina Karamakov Main cast (65 episodes)
2010 Studio 3[5] Herself 5 Episodes
2016 We Were Tomorrow Siena Main cast


  1. ^ a b c "Dance Academy on ABC3". Australian Broadcasting Corporation via Throng. 2010. Retrieved 11 July 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Guest Character Profiles:Madison Sullivan-Alicia Banit". Retrieved 11 July 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "Guest Character Profiles:Sharni Hillman-Alicia Banit". Retrieved 11 July 2010. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f "Before Dance Academy". Retrieved 11 July 2010. 
  5. ^ a b "Studio 3 Homepage". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Archived from the original on 28 August 2010. Retrieved 23 August 2010. 

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