On the Couch with Anthony Skuse

Who is Anthony Skuse? I’m a theatre director and teacher. I’m currently directing Nick Payne’s Constellations at the Eternity Playhouse and dreaming of Chekhov. Chekhov is the next project and the dreams are not so restf...

On the Couch with Amanda Harrison

Who is Amanda Harrison? Actor, singer, wife, mother and diva! Known for roles in Musical Theatre, most notably Elphaba in the original Australian production of Wicked and Oz in We Will Rock You (Helpmann Award). Noted Fa...

On the Couch with Virginia Gay

Who is Virginia Gay? A professional liar. Who sings occasionally. A professional singing liar – oh god, that sounds like the world’s worst musical telegram. What would you do differently to what you do now?   Very little...

On the Couch with Anne Wood

Who is Anne Wood? I am an actor currently in rehearsal for the William Finn song cycle, ELEGIES, which is happening at Bennett’s Lane this month. What would you do differently to what you do now?    I’d be more organised...

On the Couch with Wayne Pearn

Who is Wayne Pearn? Inner city dweller, co ‘parent’ of two dogs, Leo, director, actor, producer. What would you do differently to what you do now?    Absolutely nothing. Wouldn’t change a thing! Who inspires you and why?...

On the Couch with Andi Snelling

Who is Andi Snelling? Definitely not Andi Smelling, as some childhood certificates of mine would suggest. Andi Snelling is an actor who I know rather well. What would you do differently to what you do now? Worry less…. O...

On the Couch with Julian Hobba

Who is Julian Hobba? Julian is a theatre maker and the Artistic Director of Aspen Island Theatre Company, a new contemporary Australian theatre company based in Canberra. What would you do differently to what you do now?...

On the Couch with Emma Jackson

Who is Emma Jackson? I’m an actor, teacher, cushion maker, loyal friend, sometimes writer, lover of open fires, fine wine, board games and a good dad joke. What would you do differently to what you do now? Be a furniture...