Rachael Maza is one of Australia’s most recognisable faces of the Australian film, television and theatre industry with credits including the AFI award winning RADIANCE, COSI and LILLIAN’S STORY.
Rachael is currently the Artistic Director of the ILBIJERRI Theatre Company based in Melbourne. She also has had a long association with Company B, at Belvoir Street include leading roles in CONVERSATIONS WITH THE DEAD, and THE DREAMERS. Rachael worked with director Wesley Enoch again in the Melbourne Theatre Company (MTC) and Sydney Festival production of THE SAPPHIRES. Other theatre roles include ‘Miranda’ for Bell Shakespeare’s THE TEMPEST and the lead role in Playbox Theatre’s production of HOLY DAY.
A Western Australia Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) graduate, Rachael’s outstanding performances have been acknowledged with a Green Room Award – Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role for HOLY DAY and a Sydney Theatre Critics Circle Award – Best Performance for RADIANCE.
Rachael has also worked as a narrator for ABC Radio National and as Indigenous Liaison Advisor on films such as the multi-award winning RABBIT PROOF FENCE.