Lynda Draper AAR On the Couch

On the Couch with Lynda Draper

Who is Lynda Draper? Artist and educator, currently Head of Ceramics at the National Art School, Sydney and the recipient of the recently announced 2019 Sidney Myer Fund Australian Ceramic Award. Lives in The Illawarra r...
Brandon Pape AAR On the Couch

On the Couch with Brandon Pape

Who is Brandon Pape? A producer, director, and designer who is Artistic Director of Antipodes Theatre Company. I’m originally from Dubuque, Iowa and relocated to Melbourne with my (Australian) partner after living in New...
Ghenoa Gela - photo by www.jamesphoto.com.au

On the Couch with Ghenoa Gela

Who is Ghenoa Gela? My island name is Genua, that’s the name I was given when I was born. But when I got to school, one of my teachers changed my name to Ghenoa. Now I prefer to be called G. I was born and bred in Rockha...
Jake Fehily AAR On the Couch

On the Couch with Jake Fehily

Who is Jake Fehily? Me! I’m Jake Fehily! I currently spend most of my time playing Augustus Gloop in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. What would you do differently to what you do now? I’d likely be using my skill...
Hayes Theatre Jake Speer AAR OTC

On the Couch with Jake Speer

Who is Jake Speer? He’s a country boy at heart living out his childhood dream. What would you do differently to what you do now? I would probably try and be a little more patient. I’m in a bit of a rush to get somewhere....
Australia Council Jacob Boehme

On the Couch with Jacob Boehme

Who is Jacob Boehme? A multi-disciplinary theatre maker, descendant of the Narangga and Kaurna peoples of South Australia, with English, Irish and Finnish ancestry. The first-born son of Joan and Karl, soon-to-be husband...
NAISDA Deon Hastie

On the Couch with Deon Hastie

Who is Deon Hastie? I am a Djabugay rainforest man from Far North Queensland. I am a dancer, teacher and choreographer. I am creative person who’s had the courage to forge my own pathways in life. What would you do diffe...
Esther van Doornum AAR On the Couch

On the Couch with Esther van Doornum

Who is Esther van Doornum? An actor and voice over artist. I’m also the co-Artistic director of Iron Lung Theatre and producing our first show ‘night, Mother by Marsha Norman at Chapel off Chapel. What would you do diffe...