Anya Tate-Manning is a Wellington based performer, director and writer. Originally from Dunedin, Anya is a graduate of Otago University and Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School.
Anya joined Hudson & Halls Live last year and was awarded Best Supporting Actress at the Wellington Theatre Awards. Other recent performance work includes Puppet Fiction (Christchurch Buskers Festival, Edinburgh Fringe); The Devil’s Half Acre (NZ International Festival, Arts Festival Dunedin); An Hour with Ackbar (NZ Comedy Festival); My Best Dead Friend (Perth Fringe, Q Matchbox) and Fiery Tongues (Glastonbury Festival, Edinburgh Fringe).
As a Director, Anya has made political satire in Wellington since 2011 with her company The No Fefe Collective and their show Public Service Announcements, and also directed My Dad's Boy at the Fortune Theatre earlier this year. Last year she completed an MA in scriptwriting at the International Institute of Modern Letters at Victoria University and was awarded the David Carson-Parker prize for Best Script.
- 2017 - Hudson & Halls Live! - Ngaire Watkins