Saimir Pirgu AAR On the Couch

On the Couch with Saimir Pirgu

Who is Saimir Pirgu? An Albanian tenor with an incredible passion for music in general and Opera. What would you do differently to what you do now? Absolutely nothing. I would do it all in the same way and at the same ti...
Stefo Nantsou AAR On the Couch

On the Couch with Stefo Nantsou

Who is Stefo Nantsou? I’m going to be the first head of state of the Republic of Australia? What would you do differently to what you do now? Play more guitar, preferably with the TO BE HONEST show band. Who inspir...
Geoff Todd AAR On the Couch

On the Couch with Geoff Todd

Who is Geoff Todd? I am a visual artist who worked mainstream in Melbourne before accepting the position as Artist in Residence at the Victorian College of the Arts in 1980. Following this I headed North to Arnhem Land i...
Rhyan Clapham (Dobby) - photo by Kurt Petersen Photography 

On the Couch with Rhyan Clapham

Who is Rhyan Clapham? I’m Rhyan Clapham, I go by DOBBY – a drummer rapper (Drapper). I’m a proud Filipino and Aboriginal musician; my family is from Brewarrina on Ngemba land, and I’m a member of the Murrawarri Rep...
Charlie Cousins AAR On the Couch

On the Couch with Charlie Cousins

Who is Charlie Cousins? Hah! I’m still trying to work that one out myself. Conventional answer would be an actor living at the base of The Dandenongs who loves learning how to deepen his craft and life a more authentic l...
Lauren McKenna AAR On the Couch

On the Couch with Lauren McKenna

Who is Lauren McKenna? I am a director and performer of theatre, acting coach and studio owner of Coach Me, Lauren!; newlywed wife to Production Manager/BFG/All-round Legend – Carl McKinnon; cat mother to sassy Bri...
Giovanni Butera AAR On the Couch

On the Couch with Giovanni Butera

Who is Giovanni Butera? Chief Executive Officer of Nixora Group and Chairman of GAIA – Global Association of International Artists. I am someone who has worked successfully for most of my life in the banking industry but...
Tes Lyssiotis AAR On the Couch

On the Couch with Tes Lyssiotis

Who is Tes Lyssiotis? A Greek/Australian Theatre Practitioner and teacher who has written over 35 plays including her seminal Australian play, Hotel Bonegilla.  Her work often examines the lives of the marginalised and o...