Wendy Winkler


Wendy first found her love of the stage with roles in the musical theatre classics The Music Man, The Sentimental Bloke and Guys and Dolls. As part of the Criterion Players she has had roles in the music hall comedies True Blue Aussie Revue (solo singing and monologues as well as chorus) and Rome Sweet Rome (as Muesli). Her love of contemporary American Theatre has been showcased before an audience in scenes from DoubtRabbit Hole and Closer, while her Shakespeare credits include the roles of Rosalind from As You Like it and The Doctor in Macbeth. Before transitioning to directing and producing, Wendy starred as Georgeanne in Act IV’s Five Women Wearing the Same Dress. She has studied part-time at NIDA, Darlo Drama, ImproCorp (Improvisation) and ACA (Shakespeare and American Theatre).

Wendy’s production credits include The Naked Truth and Five Women Wearing the Same Dress for Act IV. She has directed two short plays: This is What a Feminist Looks Like and Channel 8 which both progressed to the People’s Choice Finals of Short and Sweet Sydney in 2018 and 2019.

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