Sheridan Harbridge

Sheridan is an award winning actor, writer and director, graduating from NIDA in
2006. She won Best Actress at the Sydney Theatre Awards for her performance
in the premiere season of Prima Facie, and nominated for her role in Stop Girl at
Belvoir Theatre, the debut work of journalist Sally Sara’s chronicling her time as
foreign correspondent in Afghanistan. For Melbourne Theatre Company she
appeared in The Beast, The Speechmaker, and North by Northwest.
She wrote the musical Songs for the Fallen, which won Best Musical, and
Outstanding actress at the New York Music Theatre Festival, and a Green Room
Award. It appeared at Sydney, Brisbane, Auckland and Adelaide Cabaret
Festival, and Arts Centre Melbourne.
In 2022 she directed 44 Sex Acts in One Week for Sydney Festival, and the new
Australian musical Dubbo Championship Wrestling for the Hayes, earning a best
director nomination for the Sydney Theatre Awards. She collaborated with UK
cult band The Tiger Lillies on Cockatoo Island for the Biennale of Sydney, and
was a member of the Griffin Theatre Studio, which culminated in her developing
and directing Nosferatutu, or Bleeding at the Ballet, touring Griffin Theatre, Glenn
Street, and Adelaide Festival. Kate Cebrano commissioned her to direct The Reg
Livermore Retrospective for Adelaide Cabaret Festival. She directed The
Blueberry play, by Ang Collins, at Griffins BATCH festival, and a return season for
Red Line Theatre.
Her theatre acting credits include Stop Girl, Calamity Jane, The Sugar House,
Girl Asleep, The Dog/The Cat (Belvoir Theatre), Prima Facie, Kill Climate
Deniers, Jump for Jordan (Griffin Theatre Company), Queen Fatima (Sydney
Festival), Gaybies (Darlinghurst). Her work in musicals includes Muriels Wedding,
Fiddler on the Roof, My Fair Lady, Detectives Handbook.
She recently appeared in The Twelve for Foxtel, and The Messenger on ABC.
She played Valerie Solanas and Judy Garland in Jim Sharman’s online film Andy
X. TV credits include Rake, All Saints and Wild Boys, Doctor Blake Murder
Mysteries, and The Justine Clarke Show.

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