Anna McGahan is an actor and writer, based in Melbourne. She is known for her roles in Australian television (Underbelly: Razor, House Husbands, Anzac Girls, The Dr Blake Mysteries, Picnic at Hanging Rock), film (Project Eden, 100 Bloody Acres) and theatre (The Effect – Sydney Theatre Company).
She received the Queensland Young Playwright’s Award in 2008 and 2009, was short-listed for the Queensland Premier’s Drama Award in 2010, and The Saturday Paper’s national essay award ‘The Horne Prize’ in 2016.
She co-wrote the spoken-word theatre piece ‘The People of the Sun’ with Joel McKerrow, which toured Melbourne and Sydney in 2016 and 2017.
Anna is passionate about spiritual revival and restoration within the performing arts industries, and founded the Christian artists’ collective ‘The Fireplace’ in 2015.