Tanya has been an actor and filmmaker for over twenty years. She has performed in film, television and theatre, most recently completing a national tour of Grace Under Pressure for Alternative Facts theatre company. She also works as a tutor for NIDA Open, specialising in screen acting. Tanya holds a BA Film & TV Production from Queensland University of Technology (QUT) where she also taught. She continues to work behind the scenes in various international television productions, as well as being involved with the Aboriginal community of Cherbourg, producing award-winning short films and books. This work earned her the ATOM Teacher’s Award in 2008.