Anna Houston graduated from NIDA in 2004. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Cultural Studies at Perth’s Curtin University, and trained at Ecole Philippe Gaulier in 2010. She has directed two plays for Sydney Actors School, in 2022 and 2023.

Anna’s recent theatre credits include Anatomy of a Suicide (Seymour Centre), Permission to Spin at the Old Fitz Theatre, Hedda Gabler for Belvoir Theatre, Jump for Jordan for Griffin Theatre Company, Venus in Fur and All My Sons for Darlinghurst Theatre Company, Of Mice and Men for Sport for Jove, and a national tour of War Horse for Global Creatures. For the Bell Shakespeare Company she has performed in The Servant of Two Masters, As You Like It and The Taming of the Shrew. Other theatre credits include Blackbird and Tender Napalm for Perth Theatre Company, The Merchant of Venice and Beyond The Neck for B Sharp, and the Australian/Hong Kong tour of The Woman In Black for newtheatricals. For television she has appeared in Amazing Grace, A Place To Call Home, Blue Heelers and All Saints.

Anna’s recent directing credits include David Ireland’s Cyprus Avenue at the Old Fitz Theatre, Griffin Theatre Company’s Lysicrates Prize, Ice Cream & Hot Fudge for NIDA, Blue for Sydney Actors School, and Ella Hickson’s Eight for the Sydney Fringe Festival.