Charlie Cousins AAR On the Couch

On the Couch with Charlie Cousins

Who is Charlie Cousins? Hah! I’m still trying to work that one out myself. Conventional answer would be an actor living at the base of The Dandenongs who loves learning how to deepen his craft and life a more authentic l...
Lauren McKenna AAR On the Couch

On the Couch with Lauren McKenna

Who is Lauren McKenna? I am a director and performer of theatre, acting coach and studio owner of Coach Me, Lauren!; newlywed wife to Production Manager/BFG/All-round Legend – Carl McKinnon; cat mother to sassy Bri...
Giovanni Butera AAR On the Couch

On the Couch with Giovanni Butera

Who is Giovanni Butera? Chief Executive Officer of Nixora Group and Chairman of GAIA – Global Association of International Artists. I am someone who has worked successfully for most of my life in the banking industry but...
Tes Lyssiotis AAR On the Couch

On the Couch with Tes Lyssiotis

Who is Tes Lyssiotis? A Greek/Australian Theatre Practitioner and teacher who has written over 35 plays including her seminal Australian play, Hotel Bonegilla.  Her work often examines the lives of the marginalised and o...
Hugo Chiarella AAR On the Couch

On the Couch with Hugo Chiarella

Who is Hugo Chiarella? I am a writer, producer and occasional performer. I am husband to actress Gabrielle Scawthorn. I am also the book writer and lyricist for the musical DreamSong which is being produced by EbbFlow Th...
David Carlin - photo by Esther Carlin

On the Couch with David Carlin

Who is David Carlin? David is a writer, teacher and researcher who lives in Melbourne with his wife, Linda Mickleborough. His latest book is The After-Normal: Brief, Alphabetical Essays on a Changing Planet (2019), co-wr...
Laura Kroetsch AAR On the Couch

On the Couch with Laura Kroetsch

Who is Laura Kroetsch? I usually rattle off that I’m a curator of literary events. But really, I am a compulsive reader and hopeless book nerd. For as long as I can remember I have read between three and five books a wee...
Phoebe Porter AAR On the Couch - photo by Andrew Sikorski

On the Couch with Phoebe Porter

Who is Phoebe Porter? Phoebe Porter is a Contemporary Jeweller based in Canberra, Australia. Trained in gold and silver smithing, Phoebe’s work is strongly influenced by the Bauhaus and Constructivist movements, striving...