writer performer

Sally McKenzie trained as an actor at Australia’s
foremost actor-training school, the National
Institute of Dramatic Art. She holds a Bachelor
of Dramatic Art in Acting from NIDA and a Master of
Fine Arts from the Queensland University of Technology.
She has performed leading and ensemble roles
with all major theatre companies Australia-wide
including the Melbourne Theatre Company,
Sydney Theatre Company, Queensland Theatre
Company, State Theatre Company of S.A., La Boite
Theatre Company and Belvoir Street. TV productions
include Country Practice, Prisoner, The Flying Doctors
and younger audiences recognize her as Mystic Marg
from TV series Mortified.

Sally’s credits as a writer include the popular
Scattered Lives and idotluvdotu, which were
both nominated for the highest performance
writing award given in Australia, an AWGIE,
awarded by the Australian Writers’ Guild. As a
screenwriter, Sally won an AWGIE for Best
Documentary in 2014. Her film Acting Class of
1977 charts her actor training years.

Click the arrow below right for Sally’s actor show-reel.