On the Couch with Carla Kissane

Who is Carla Kissane? I’m an actor and singer, living and working in Melbourne. What would you do differently to what you do now?    More silly dancing in the privacy and comfort of my home. Who inspires you and why? Aud...

On the Couch with Graham Blondel

Who is Graham Blondel? He is a contented artist (is that unusual?) enjoying life and being involved in the arts. What would you do differently to what you do now?    Be a musician for which I have no talent. Who inspires...

On the Couch with Catherine Fitzgerald

Who is Catherine Fitzgerald? Artistic Director of Feast Adelaide Queer Cultural Festival. What would you do differently to what you do now? I wouldn’t be Artistic Director of a cultural festival that opens in two days.  ...

On the Couch with Louise Fischer

Who is Louise Fischer?    Can I answer that when I’m eighty?  Seriously I’m currently Artistic Director at New Theatre, a place of I think of as a second home and when you’re bumping out a show and the clock strikes 5am ...

On the Couch with Scott Price

Who is Scott Price? Oh look I’m many things. I’m an actor, a comedian, a musician, a social media editor, a gamer and a film maker…And a former cartoonist. What would you do differently to what you do now? I&...

On the Couch with Maria Mercedes

Who is Maria Mercedes? An Australian performer of Greek heritage. A singer, actor, songwriter, a  pescatarian, and an animal lover. Who is inspired by the truth & honesty of children, who also champions – envir...

On the Couch with Irine Vela

Who is Irine Vela? I am a composer, musician, arts worker and currently working as a creative producer for Outer Urban Projects. What would you do differently to what you do now? Work and practice more efficiently, exerc...

On the Couch with Stephanie Lake

Who is Stephanie Lake? I’m a contemporary dance choreographer and performer based in Melbourne.   I’m currently creating a new work for the Melbourne Festival called A Small Prometheus.  Work has been taking me all over ...