Sandy Greenwood
Actor / Creative



Sandy Greenwood is a Gumbaynggirr, Dunghutti and Bundjalung woman who writes Indigenous content for Stage and Screen.

In 2019, her critically acclaimed play “Matriarch” was nominated for a Green Room award for Best Writing.

Sandy is a screenwriter and wrote the Indigenous storyline for independent features films, “Giselle” and “The Aussie” and is currently adapting “Matriarch” into a television mini-series.

As an Indigenous script consultant, Sandy is employed to ensure authentic cultural representation of ancient and contemporary Indigenous culture, story, character and history. Sandy also works as a copywriter for online platforms along with print media editorials.

Sandy is a recognisable face as an actor for stage and screen. She has appeared in multiple theatre productions including The Sydney Theatre Company, Queensland Theatre and Ilbijerri.  Internationally, she has worked with the Seattle Theatre Company and also the Britsh-Australian feature film, “Killer Elite with Robert DeNiro and Jason Statham.









    "One-woman show brings ancestors' voices to arresting life" ★★★★
    Matriarch - The Sydney Morning Herald

    "Greenwood’s masterful performance is what holds the room. Her characterisation of the four women is shockingly precise..." ★★★★
    Arts Hub

    "At just over an hour, the material we encounter is at once refreshing, and extraordinarily rich....

    "[...]The text of Matriarch often utilises slang and dialect unique to this land, and the voices that Greenwood channels in her portrayals of these marvellous mothers, are truly sublime."
    Suzy Go See

    "Spell Binding Story Telling. Simple, pure, crystalline, charming and clear, MATRIARCH sets the bar high for the Sydney Fringe Festival...."

    ..."MATRIARCH is story telling at its most compelling ."
    Sydney Arts Guide

    "To say Greenwood’s performance was captivating would be an understatement."
    Theatre Travels