Bryan Andy is a Yorta Yorta man from Cummeragunja – an Aboriginal village on the Murray River. Bryan is a freelance writer, radio broadcaster, dramaturg and Aboriginal Cultural Consultant.
Bryan studied a Bachelor of Arts at Monash University majoring in Aboriginal Studies and Linguistics. He has worked with Melbourne International Arts Festival, Australia Council for the Arts, Yirramboi First Nations Arts Festival, Melbourne Workers Theatre, Malthouse Theatre, Australians for Native Title and Reconciliation, Amnesty International Australia, and within local government with the City of Yarra and the City of Whittlesea.
Bryan has been a Travel Writer with Lonely Planet, and has work published with The Guardian, Melbourne Star Observer, The Walkley Magazine and Meanjin. Bryan worked with writers Andrew Bovell, Patricia Cornelius, Melissa Reeves, Christos Tsialkos and composer Irene Vela on the stage play Anthem, which was presented at Melbourne International Arts Festival 2019, Sydney Festival 2020 & Perth Festival 2020.
Bryan is the current chair of the Yorta Yorta Nations Aboriginal Corporation. He is a proud gay man.