In Your Dreams: cast


Tessa De Josselin is a fresh young talent to watch out for. She is currently working on the new series In Your Dreams, playing the role of Samantha, which will continue to film later this year in Germany. Prior to this she played Krista on the series Tricky Business for the Nine Network and Pele in the short film Drift.

Tessa began acting at an early age having been involved with the Australian Theatre for Young People. She toured with the company as 'Stella' in their production of Skate. Tessa is also a surfer, who has competed at a professional level and was one of the key cast in Manly Surf - Season 1, a documentary style series. Tessa is also an advocate for the environment holding a Combined Bachelor of Arts/Sciences Majoring Geosciences from Sydney University.


David completed Year Twelve at Glen Waverley High School in Melbourne in 2010, and after a year of Arts/Law, had begun studies in Media when the call came from 'In Your Dreams'. Outside of many school musical leading roles, David has performed on stage with Fab Nobs in 'Spring Awakening' and with the Victorian Youth Theatre in Melbourne. In 2010 he was selected to perform in the VCE Season of Excellence "Top Acts" concert at Hamer Hall, while in 2011 he was the co-creator and lead performer in 'Peck', the winner of the 25th Anniversary Competition for 'At The Movies' on the ABC.

JORN KNEBEL as Baron Philipp von Hasenburg

Jorn is a very experienced actor having been in numerous German films and television series as well as performing in many theatre productions at playhouses in Hamburg, Munich, Cologne and Leipzig. Jorn's hobbies include tennis, football and music and he sings as a baritone in musical productions. The character of Philipp von Hasenburg is Jorn's first major role in English — a challenge which he tackled with great enthusiasm, skill and humour.

SOMA ALUSIA PYSALL as Baroness Liliana von Hasenburg

The part of Lili von Hasenburg is Soma's first major role in a television series. Prior to this, Soma has been a full time student in her home town of Berlin where — apart from appearing in some television commercials — she focused on her hobbies of music, dance, skiing and circus acrobatics. Soma is multi-lingual, speaking German, Arabic and French as well as English — a talent that was put to the great use while shooting "In Your Dreams".


From the age of nine Bardiya took part in NIDA's open program right up until the age of 14. Bardiya's first TV credit was a guest role on Home and Away then he was a recurring character on SBS's East West 101. His first leading role came at the age of 15 as "Parker" on Disney Channels' As the Bell Rings, over four seasons. Bardiya has also appeared in a guest role on Nickelodeons Me and My Monsters.

This year Bardiya was delighted to become the host of FMC's Casefile 365, a wrap up show of sorts for FMC's Conspiracy 365. He has also enjoyed being a series regular in Southern Star's new children's drama co-production with Germany In Your Dreams. Bardiya also has his own band in which he sings and plays guitar.

MIA MORRISSEY as Lucy Bryson

Mia plays Lucy — one of Sam's best friends and fellow band member. Mia’s love of acting started at an early age, having completed numerous part time courses with both the Australian Theatre for Young People and the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), as well as numerous productions at the International Grammar School (Sydney).

In 2011 she landed the lead role in the Australian Theatre For Young People’s acclaimed film "Bat Eyes” which was screened internationally including at the Venice Film Festival. Mia's other great passions are music, playing piano and singing.

LARS KOKEMULLER as Marcus Bleiber

Lars Kokemuller graduated from the Stage Studio of Performing Arts in Hamburg in 2011. In his short career since he has mainly done theatre work and a couple of short films. "In Your Dreams" is his first significant part in a television series and the role of Marcus gives him plenty of scope to display his innate talents for playing both comedy and drama.

KENDRA APPLETON as Sophie Landman

Kendra started performing from a young age in school productions, and trained in dance from the age of 3 years and piano at 4 years. She then went on to train in screen acting at NIDA. Kendra's also an accomplished horse rider and pistol shooter.

Kendra featured in a short film "The Horrible Turn" which was filmed in Houston, Texas. It was then she decided this was what she wanted as a career. Shortly after, Kendra landed a guest role in Channel 9's "Rescue Special Ops" and the Network Ten, Jim Henson Production "Me and My Monsters" playing the English character Harriett. Kendra was also cast in the short film "Family Fame".

GARRY FISCHMANN as Prince Karl-Christof von Droste-Schattenberg

Garry plays the young aristocrat, Prince Karl Christof in 'In Your Dreams'. Although only in his teens, Garry has already appeared in several movies and television series in Germany playing a variety of roles. He's also managed to fit a musical theatre performance into his schedule. The young Berliner is now studying acting and his language talents (Russian, French and English as well as German) combined with his interests in Tae Kwan Do and Karate should stand him in great stead.

  • Sophie Adell
    as Kiki von Hasenburg

  • Patrick Baehr
    as Jules

  • Renate Becker
    as Aunt Wilhemina

  • Matthias Buss
    as Walter

  • David Collins
    as Mr Brierly

  • Helen Dallimore
    as Jill Hazelton (#1)

  • Liz Dayney
    as Lucy's Mother

  • Yasmina Djaballah
    as Tina von Hasenburg

  • Alan Dukes
    as Jack's Father

  • Janina Fautz
    as Karen

  • Rainer Frank
    as Fire Chief

  • Dina Gillespie
    as Jack's Mother

  • Jeanne Goursaud
    as Emma

  • Richard Healy
    as Principal

  • Siegfried W. Kernen
    as Uncle Wolf-Otto

  • Jamie Kristian
    as Philly B

  • Peggy Lukac
    as Mayor Mikula

  • Kailas Mahadevan
    as Albert Scheren

  • Hans-Werner Meyer
    as Hermann von Hasenburg

  • Mirka Pigulla
    as Greta

  • Jochen Regelien
    as Uncle Friedrich

  • Cameron Rhodes
    as Allan

  • Anna-Lena Schwing
    as Mia

  • Jeremy Shadlow
    as Brian Hazelton

  • Catherine Tilly
    as Jill Hazelton (#2)

  • Christopher Truswell
    as [Sergeant Domenico]/Sergeant Schaffer

  • Lion Wasczyk
    as Max Bremer