By this author
news August 27, 2016
Crownies’ Marta Dusseldorp on stage and screen
Marta Dusseldorp, one of the best-known faces on Australian television, talks about history, loss and her highly successful family.
news July 02, 2016
Bell Shakespeare’s Ray Chong Nee set to tour Othello
Samoan actor Ray Chong Nee on his heritage, his desire to give back, and his dream for a King Lear of colour.
news August 06, 2016
Barrie Kosky’s ’Saul’ heads to Adelaide Festival
Komische Oper Berlin director Barrie Kosky is unlikely to return to Australia, where arts funding is suffering successive cuts. In contrast, he says, ‘the arts are in the DNA of western Europe’.
news May 21, 2016
Arts companies hit hard by Australia Council funding cuts
The Australia Council’s latest funding cuts have further devastated arts companies.
news May 14, 2016
Rake actor Richard Roxburgh’s adult themes
While there might once have been similarities between Rake's Richard Roxburgh and his dissolute character Cleaver Greene, family has grounded the actor.
news April 30, 2016
Playwright Young Jean Lee on Straight White Men
Korean-American playwright Young Jean Lee has the world’s most privileged social class firmly in her sights.
news February 20, 2016
New Malthouse artistic director Matthew Lutton
Malthouse's new artistic director Matthew Lutton again embraces his dark side, bringing Picnic at Hanging Rock to the stage.
news January 23, 2016
Arcadia actor Ryan Corr puts personal drama behind him
Holding the Man star Ryan Corr is following his success on the big screen with a turn on the stage.
news November 07, 2015
Human Nietzsche: Sarah Blasko on her new album, ’Eternal Return’
Musician Sarah Blasko is back with a new album – sunnier than before and focused on love.
news October 31, 2015
Crimson Peak’s Mia Wasikowska in sharp focus
Actress Mia Wasikowska, star of Crimson Peak, grew up in the gaze of a camera lens, in a family of photographers.
news October 24, 2015
Kate Mulvany plays on
Actress and playwright Kate Mulvany survived a rare childhood cancer resulting from her conscripted father’s exposure to Agent Orange.
news October 10, 2015
Jocelyn Moorhouse and ’The Dressmaker’
Acclaimed director Jocelyn Moorhouse returned from the US because family was more important than the Hollywood machine.