On the Couch with Rudy “Atjeh” Dharmawan

Who is Rudy “Atjeh” Dharmawan? Artist, guitarist of Punkasila and Bass player of Sangkakala. What would you do differently to what you do now? Nothing, because I really fuckin’ love what I’m doing now. So what should I d...

On the Couch with Emma Gibson

Who is Emma Gibson? I’m a perpetual work in progress. I’m a playwright. I also write other things and I perform. I’m a cynic, an idealist, collaborative and a loner, an overachiever and a failure, a candle with no ends, ...

On the Couch with Caleb Lewis

Who is Caleb Lewis?  Yeah I get that a lot. What would you do differently to what you do now?   If I weren’t writing plays I think I’d still be storytelling, whether that’s writing for the page or screen.  Alternatively ...

On the Couch with John O’Hare

Who is John O’Hare? John O’Hare is a director / actor / teacher who is running a performing arts college, co producing and directing another production for O’Punksky’s theatre company. What would you do differently...

On the Couch with Emily Taylor

Who is Emily Taylor? Emily Taylor is an acting, writing, performing type person who likes inventing bizarre characters and sharing them with audiences. She also refers to herself in the third person. What would you do di...

On the Couch with Lucia Carbines

Who is Lucia Carbines? A contortionist and aerialist in EMPIRE Australia, otherwise known as “Miss A in a Bubble” and “the New York Pretzel”. What would you do differently to what you do now? Live on the beach so I could...

On the Couch with Lawrence Mooney

Who is Lawrence Mooney? He’s one of the most fearless and hilarious comedians in Australia.  He’s also the host of Dirty Laundry Live. What would you do differently to what you do now? Nothing at the moment, but hey I’m ...

On the Couch with Lisa Daniel

Who is Lisa Daniel? I’m the Director of the Melbourne Queer Film Festival. It’s a position I’ve held since 1998. Outside of that I’m a guardian of 4 pugs and 3 chickens with my partner Claire on our 10 acres on the Morni...