On the Couch with Johanna Allen

Who is Johanna Allen? Singer, Actor, Writer, Director, Producer, Educator. I have a strong sense of social justice. I am a maker of music, and a lover of words.  I also eat way more Nutella than I should. What would you ...

On the Couch with Anne Wills

Who is Anne Wills? Ex-TV Personality (?) What would you do differently to what you do now? Nothing. I am quite happy with my life! Who inspires you and why? Anyone who overcomes huge difficulties and keep going. One pers...

On the Couch with Anni Davey

Who is Anni Davey? I am an independent performer and director of circus. I have a nine-year old daughter. I teach circus and Flying Trapeze. I live in Collingwood in a converted warehouse which makes me sound very hip bu...

On the Couch with Denny Lawrence

Who is Denny Lawrence? I am a director-producer, dividing my time between New York and Australia. I have worked a lot in Melbourne over the years and enjoy returning regularly for television and theatre gigs like the cur...

On the Couch with David Lewis

Who is David Lewis? I am trumpeter-pianist with the group Paris Combo currently on tour in Australia. I grew up in Australia and have been living in Paris for thirty years, working as a performer, arranger and composer i...

On the Couch with Gareth Reeves

Who is Gareth Reeves? This guy on some kind of crazed hunt to know everything about the world and how people live on it. Acting, it transpires is the best way he has found to go about it. What would you do differently to...

On the Couch with Katherine Shearer

Who is Katherine Shearer? Actor and Artistic Director of the newly formed Bull Ant Productions. What would you do differently to what you do now?   Maintained my fitness. Who inspires you and why? My family. People at th...

On the Couch with Kate Neal

Who is Kate Neal? I’m a freelance composer, living in Melbourne. I returned from the US in 2013, where I was living for a few years as a graduate fellow at Princeton University. It was a terrific experience and also grea...