Alison Croggon AAR On the Couch - photo by Sarah Walker

On the Couch with Alison Croggon

Who is Alison Croggon? A writer with what’s been called a “confusing brand”. I write poetry, novels of various kinds, criticism, libretti and theatre texts. What would you do differently to what you do now? My secret des...
Briony Dunn AAR On the Couch

On the Couch with Briony Dunn

Who is Briony Dunn? I’m a theatre director and acting tutor who has travelled the world but is now based in my hometown, Melbourne. I’m a passionate, hands-on person who loves rebellion, space, good company and good desi...
Valerie Lawson AAR On the Couch

On the Couch with Valeria Lawson

Who is Valerie Lawson? An avid reader since childhood who reads six books a week; then a teenager who discovered the thrills and challenges of writing; then a woman who found her career as a journalist; then an author wh...
Michael Beh AAR On the Couch

On the Couch with Michael Beh

Who is Michael Beh? A man, early 50s, a theatre director in love with making theatre that unlocks our humanity, telling our stories through theatricality, an acting teacher, a scholar, a father, a friend. What would you ...
John Longmuir AAR On the Couch

On the Couch with John Longmuir

Who is John Longmuir? John Longmuir is a Scottish born Australian Opera singer. Raised in Perth, Western Australia and currently living in Sydney. Frequent traveller and musical theatre lover. What would you do different...
Riley Lee AAR On the Couch

On the Couch with Riley Lee

Who is Riley Lee? Well, once he was a small and very lucky boy, who was allowed / encouraged by his parents to become anything he wanted to become – but only if he tried to be his absolutely very best, at least som...
Diego Torre AAR On the Couch

On the Couch with Diego Torre

Who is Diego Torre? I’m a regular guy with a wonderful family who makes a living doing what he likes to do most: sing. What would you do differently to what you do now? Nothing. I am really happy at this moment in ...
Kate Amos AAR On the Couch

On the Couch with Kate Amos

Who is Kate Amos? Kate Amos is a young Australian soprano who relishes singing opera and also loves the versatility of performing musical theatre. Currently she’s making her mainstage debut in the featured role of ‘...