On the Couch with Ben Ferris

Who is Ben Ferris? I am a film writer/director, and a Founder and Artistic Director of the Sydney Film School. What would you do differently to what you do now? I’ve always taken risks. Some pay off, many don’t. But it’s...

On the Couch with Frances Madden

Who is Frances Madden? I’m a Sydney-based singer, songwriter and pianist. What would you do differently to what you do now? I’d collaborate more with other musicians, especially in my song writing. I probably wasn’t conf...

On the Couch with Ray Chong Nee

Who is Ray Chong Nee? Ray is a Samoan born Australian actor, trained in Queensland, and currently residing in Melbourne after a few years spent in Sydney honing his craft. He has collaborated with artists and companies a...

On the Couch with Kurt Phelan

Who is Kurt Phelan? Playing Johnny Castle (aka Patrick Swayze) in Dirty Dancing. What would you do differently to what you do now? I would have always like to be a marine biologist. I’m from North Queensland and gr...

On the Couch with Chris Chapman

Who is Chris Chapman? Son, brother, uncle & friend. What would you do differently to what you do now? Forgive myself more – that’s hard to learn. Who inspires you and why? A good friend who has since moved back OS he...

On the Couch with Paul Blenheim

Who is Paul Blenheim? An Australian actor who recently landed an ongoing role in Game of Thrones. That’s absolutely not true but apparently if you put things out to the universe, the universe will listen. What would you ...

On the Couch with Willoh S.Weiland

Who is Willoh S.Weiland? I’m an artist and the Artistic Director of Aphids. My work and personality have fused so I make epic contemporary arts projects combing performance, music, site-specificity and new technolo...

On the Couch with Elena Kirschbaum

Who is Elena Kirschbaum? An events producer, plus an acrobat, a juggler and an MC. What would you do differently to what you do now? There are so many things I love to do, I’d find something! But if I could I’d still be ...