Comfrey Sanders

Rachel McKenna

Comfrey Sanders is an Auckland-based actor, writer and theatre-maker. In 2014, she graduated from Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School with a degree in Acting. Since then, she has performed in Twelfth Night and The Angry Brigade (Bright Orange Walls), Lord of the Flies (Centrepoint Theatre) and Caging Skies (Circa Theatre). She has been a company member of A Slightly Isolated Dog for the last four years and has worked extensively with them to develop, perform and tour both Don Juan and Jekyll and Hyde throughout New Zealand and internationally at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. At the 2015 Wellington Theatre Awards, Comfrey was nominated for Best Female Newcomer for her role in Don Juan. In 2017, she wrote and directed The Antigone Sound in collaboration with Heather Timms and Ana Scotney for Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School. The ASB season of Shortland Street The Musical is Comfrey’s Auckland Theatre Company debut.