Anna is an performer, poet, scriptwriter, essayist and theology student, based in Melbourne, Australia.
She works professionally in Australian television, film and theatre under her maiden name, Anna McGahan, and can currently be seen in ‘The Doctor Blake Mysteries’ (ABC), as well as the 2017 incarnation of ‘Picnic at Hanging Rock’ (Foxtel).
As a writer, 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 immersive poetry and theatre production ‘The People of the Sun’ with Joel McKerrow, which toured Melbourne and Sydney in 2016/2017.
Anna is passionate about spiritual revival and restoration within the performing arts industries, and founded the arts collective ‘The Fireplace’ in 2015. She writes regularly on spirituality, creativity, relationships and community, and is currently writing her first book – a memoir on her own experience of metanoia.
Anna can be contacted here.
If you are an artist who is interested in exploring your spirituality in a deeper way, please know you are welcome in our community, at The Fireplace.