Grant Buse - photo by Jacinta Oaten

On the Couch with Grant Buse

Who is Grant Buse? Hopefully the name of the act you will see at this years’ Melbourne Fringe Festival! Grant Busé an Aussie musical comedian and pun enthusiast who relishes the opportunity to talk in the third per...
Tahu Matheson Arts Review On the Couch

On the Couch with Tahu Matheson

Who is Tahu Matheson? Head of Music at Opera Australia, Conductor and Pianist; about to conduct Griffith Opera on the Beach – Aida in Coolangatta. What would you do differently to what you do now? I would eat more quinoa...
Deborah Pearson Arts Review On the Couch - photo by Zsofi Heisler

On the Couch with Deborah Pearson

Who is Deborah Pearson? I am someone who conceives of and executes different kinds of performance events, for lack of a better word. When I first started working I used to describe myself as a “playwright” but that doesn...
Elizabeth Lisa Crawley - photo by Ren Pigeon

On the Couch with Lisa Crawley

Who is Lisa Crawley? A New Zealand born, Melbourne based songwriter. A multi-instrumentalist and actress with a passion for table tennis, scrabble and haloumi. What would you do differently to what you do now? If I was t...
Robert Jordan Arts Review On the Couch

On the Couch with Robert Jordan

Who is Robert Jordan? I do a lot of different things these days. If we’re talking about work I’ll give you the shortened list. I do… Sound design and composition, Sound system design, Video design and v...
Mark Storen Arts Review On the Couch

On the Couch with Mark Storen

Who is Mark Storen? Right now I’m a freelance artist. I’m also the Co-Artistic Director of independent theatre company, Whiskey & Boots. I’m a performer / musician from Perth who’s mostly interested in storytelling w...
Kathryn Selby Arts Review On the Couch

On the Couch with Kathryn Selby AM

Who is Kathryn Selby AM? Kathryn Selby AM is Australia’s pre-eminent award-winning chamber music pianist, and the Artistic Director and founder of the popular nationally touring Selby & Friends concert series. A reci...
Karla Hillam - photo by Len Pearce

On the Couch with Karla Hillam

Who is Karla Hillam? I am an Actress and Singer who is making my solo debut at Melbourne fringe with my show Ugly Duckling. Earlier this year you may have seen me on ABC’s The Warriors. But my best brag is being owner to...