Emily Johnson - photo by Tracy Rector and Melissa Ponder

On the Couch with Emily Johnson

Who is Emily Johnson? A Yup’ik artist who makes body-based work, originally from Alaska, and currently based in Minneapolis and New York City. What would you do differently to what you do now? I love what I do. ThereR...
Lucy Miller Arts Review On the Couch

On the Couch with Lucy Miller

Who is Lucy Miller? A philosopher, a reader, a spell creator, a stroller, an excavator of human behavior, a passionate inquisitor, an orchid nurturer, a scrapbook collage maker, a Derwent coloured pencils face sketcher, ...
Jamieson Caldwell Arts Review On the Couch

On the Couch with Jamieson Caldwell

Who is Jamieson Caldwell? If I tell you I may have to kill you… but just this once… I do too much and find it hard to focus on one thing because I just want to do everything. Jack of all trades and master of none. As I’m...
Trevor Ashley Arts Review On the Couch

On the Couch with Trevor Ashley

Who is Trevor Ashley? I guess I’m a bit of a jack of all trades… I’ve been onstage since being a child, but also directed musical theatre, concerts, play piano, and do orchestrations amongst writing scripts and anything ...
Matteo Fargion - photo by Dorothea Tuch

On the Couch with Matteo Fargion

Who is Matteo Fargion? I am a composer and performer, who has worked in dance and theatre for the past 30 years. What would you do differently to what you do now? I might open a small restaurant – cheap and cheerful, no ...
Jane Ede Arts Review On the Couch

On the Couch with Jane Ede

Who is Jane Ede? I’m a principal soprano with Opera Australia (OA) and an expert juggler – a sometimes diva, mum to a 5 year old and wife of another full time performer. Detailed score notation, time manageme...
Vidya Makan Arts Review On the Couch

On the Couch with Vidya Makan

Who is Vidya Makan? Just a 22 year old Brissy girl trying to stay warm in Melbourne. What would you do differently to what you do now? If I knew, I’d probably be doing it differently! Who inspires you and why? My younger...
John O'May Arts Review On the Couch

On the Couch with John O’May

Who is John O’May? John O’May is a veteran Australian performer who has never had to work in any other field since joining Actors Equity in 1972. One of the lucky ones, I guess. Acting, writing, directing, producing, and...