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Brinley has worked in the Australian theatre, TV and film industry for over 15 years. 


Graduating in 2009 from The Actors Centre Australia, Brinley is best known for her role as historical figure Sarah Mathew in the award winning theatre production Convict Footprints - The Old North Road.


Her other stage credits include Jill in Equus - the 40th Anniversary, a female Enobarbus in Antony and Cleopatra, The Madame in The Maids, Lennox in Macbeth, Honey in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolfe and part of the ensemble of Not I with NIDA Directing Program under Kip Williams. 

In 2010, Brinley toured with national education theatre company Poetry in Action.

Film and TV credits include: Bunyip (2015) which she also co-produced, Coffee (2009), Natural Selection (2009), Reservoir Cats (2011), Warzone (2005, a Paste Short Film Festival Finalist, Georgia, USA), Deadly Women, Dark Minds, The White Rabbit Project, and Inside Story

In 2017, Brinley has put on the producer's hat again with The Sarah Mathew Project.


With a degree in Linguistics as well as her acting training, and years of experience behind and in front of the camera, Brinley's love of language, people, history, artistry and a good story, coupled with her generousity of spirit, makes her a relentlessly dedicated member of the industry.


Fearless Game | Dir: Patricia Guimaraes  | 2014

Special Skills

Accents: Standard American, Southern American, New York, English RP, Advanced RP, Polish

Dance: Contemporary, Ballet, Salsa. 

Singing: Jazz, Blues, Contemporary.

Musical Instruments: Recorder, Piano, Clarinet.

Bachelor of Arts: Linguistics Major

Training & Workshops


Linda Wilson - Supporting Actress

Amy - Supporting Actress

Bunyip | Dir: Denby Weller and Miri Stone | 2015​

Police Officer - Supporting Actress

Reservoir Cats | DIR: Garnet Mae | 2011

Advanced Diploma Performing Arts (Acting) | 
Actors Centre Australia

Ivana Chubbuck Technique | Anthony Wong

American Accent and Voice | Rowena Balos
Voice | Jennifer West

Master Class | Tom McSweeney

Master Class | Robin Lee


The Old North Road | Convict Footprints | 2013-2017

Sarah Mathew

Sarah Mathew

Rebellion | Convict Footprints | 2016

Jill / Nurse

Equus | Nomadic Artists Productions | 2013

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolfe | NIDA Directors Program | Kip Williams | 2009


Not I | NIDA Director's Showcase | Kip Williams | 2009​



Macbeth | Blender Prod. | Dir: Nic Verhoeven | 2011


The White Rabbit Project | Beyond Productions | 2016

Eva Braun

Lead and Supporting Actress

Deadly Women S8,S9,S10,S11 | Beyond Productions | 2014-2017

Supporting Actress

Dark Minds | Beyond Productions | 2014

Coffee | DIR: Denby Weller | 2009

Michelle - Supporting Actress

Anthony and Cleopatra | PunchBug Prod. | Dir: Ira Seidenstein | 2013


The Maids | Enigma Prod. | Dir: Stephen Hopley | 2012

The Madame

A Winter's Tale | ACA | Jennifer West | 2008


Uncle Vanya | ACA | Simon Hunt | 2008


Natural Selection | DIR: Keith Adam Johnson | 2009

Radio Presenter - Voice Artist

Half Your Tears | DIR: Robbie Miles | 2006​

Samantha - Lead Actress

Anisah - Lead Actress

Warzone | DIR: Keith Adam Johnson | 2005

Co - Producer

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