On the Couch with Tristen Bird

Who is Tristen Bird? I am a Melbourne based musician, producer and teacher and have recently launched the Melbourne School of Ukulele. What would you do differently to what you do now? I’m doing exactly the thing I...

On the Couch with Nelson Gardner

Who is Nelson Gardner? A country boy from a big family with a passion for performing. I’m about to appear as Ned Kelly in the new Australian musical, Ned at Bendigo’s new Ulumbarra Theatre. What would you do differently ...

On the Couch with Sandra Eldridge

Who is Sandra Eldridge? I’m an actor, director, writer and also one of the creative director’s of Monkey Baa Theatre Company, a company that I helped set up with Tim McGarry and Eva Di Cesare in the 90s. What would you d...

On the Couch with Adam Lyon

Who is Adam Lyon? I’m the composer of NED – A New Australian Musical, having it’s world premiere in Bendigo May 22nd. at the new Ulumbarra Theatre (integrated into the old Sandhurst Gaol). I was also fortunate to o...

On the Couch with Matthias Schack-Arnott

Who is Matthias Schack-Arnott? I’m a 26 year old musician who works within the fields of contemporary classic music and improvisation. I play percussion, in which I have a classical training, and a background in playing ...

On the Couch with Hayden Spencer

Who is Hayden Spencer? First and foremost my ongoing gig is being a Dad to a pretty cool group of humans. Professionally, I am an Actor, Writer, Director, Teacher, Personal Coach and most recently a Clown, having returne...

On the Couch with Sage Godrei

Who is Sage Godrei? A Sydney actor and writer who makes sense of the world through producing experimental films and theatre. I like to find connections in the chaos and beauty where there seems to be none. What would you...

On the Couch with Shona McCullagh

Who is Shona McCullagh? The Director of The New Zealand Dance Company, filmmaker, NZ Arts Laureate, NZ’s Creative Entrepreneur of the Year. What would you do differently to what you do now? I would play tennis more, grow...