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On the Couch with Daniel Potter

Who is Daniel Potter? I’m a guy with a five year old and a two year old kid. I’m the Executive Director at Shopfront Arts Co-op. where I get to work with and support heaps of great established and emerging artists and Yo...
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On the Couch with Linda Thompson

Who is Linda Thompson? As a teenager, I wanted to be a pop singer – I didn’t grow up with classical music. A trip to the Palais theatre in St Kilda with my music teacher in high school was a ‘light bulb’ moment; sh...
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On the Couch with Phoebe Russell

Who is Phoebe Russell? I am the principal double bass of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra as well as a double bass teacher at the University of Queensland and the Queensland Conservatorium of Music. I have a huge passio...
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On the Couch with Heidi Axelsen

Who is Heidi Axelsen? Co-curator of Bankstown Biennale, artist, mother of a 6 month old and a 5 year old, co-director of MAPA Art and Architecture. What would you do differently from what you do now? Probably be a seawee...
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On the Couch with Annette Shun Wah

Who is Annette Shun Wah? I’m a fourth-generation Chinese Australian writer, theatre maker, producer, dog lover and keen but unreliable gardener. I’m currently Executive Producer of Contemporary Asian Australian Performan...
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On the Couch with Jon Bennett

Who is Jon Bennett? Jon Bennett? Me? Is that the question? Or who is 14 full stops? 14 full stops is 4.66666667 ellipses… What would you do differently from what you do now? Nothing. I have always done everything r...
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On the Couch with Vidya Makan

Who is Vidya Makan? A 26 year old actor, singer and composer/lyricist; incredibly passionate about championing under represented stories and voices in the world of Musical Theatre. Earlier this year, I was performing in ...
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On the Couch with Merlynn Tong

Who is Merlynn Tong? I am an actor and playwright originally from Singapore but now living in the beautiful Meanjin, Brisbane. What would you do differently from what you do now? Everything and nothing. I dream constantl...