Tammy Anderson is an award winning actor and playwright. Winning recipient of The Uncle Jack Charles Award and The Uncle Bob Maza Award she is a proud Palawa woman from Tasmania. Her theatre credits in performance, writing, and directing include: Walking Into The Bigness ( Malthouse Theatre), The Call ( Malthouse Theatre), The Sapphires ( Melbourne Theatre Company), I Don’t Wanna Play House ( Malthouse Theatre ( in it’s 15th year), Sydney Opera House, National & International touring , Stolen ( Malthouse Theatre, National and International touring), Itchy Clacker ( Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Dreaming Festival), Natives Getting Funny (Ilbijerri Theatre Company, MelbourneInternational Comedy Festival), The Great Walls of Vagina ( Cancer Council Ambassador). Her film credits include Boxing Day ( Kriv Stenders Director) The Sapphires ( Wayne Blair Director). Tammy was the face of AGL for 2 years on a national campaign ( Jenny!!)
Tammy is actively involved within the community, regularly undertakes artist residencies, and uses her work to help change lives. Her writing is concerned with the exploration and documentation of the human condition. At present she is facilitating for Essendon Football Club, Michael Long’s Walk The Talk program, Richmond Football Club KGI Program drama workshops, She’s an MC, and hosted the 2014/’15 NAIDOC Ball, Melbourne Indigenous Arts Festival two years running ( Federation Square) Water To water Festival two years running, Wolmenjeka Festival, St Kilda Festival, OutBlack 2oth Anniversary, to name a few. She is currently Ambassador for Cancer Council Victoria, regarding Aboriginal Women’s Health, touring the state with important health messages. Her first children’s book SAM (Oxford University and Laguna Bay Publishung), has been selected to be a part of the national curriculum and is now in 9000 schools around the country. Tammy is currently studying her Masters in Writing for Performance at Melbourne University and has just MC’d The Long Walk TOGETHER Federation Square 2015 with an audience of 20,000. Her biggest credits to date are her 3 beautiful children, Jackson, Darcy Lee and Tadhg.