Gideon Obarzanek - photo by Simon Obarzanek

On the Couch with Gideon Obarzanek

Who is Gideon Obarzanek? I am a ‘good enough’ choreographer, director, performing arts curator, partner, father, occasional actor and passionate middle-aged surfer. On my tenth visit to an expensive therapist he finally ...
Thomas McGuane - photo by Brian Geach

On the Couch with Thomas McGuane

Who is Thomas McGuane? I am an actor, singer, musician, photographer and nerd. I am 22 and I’m an Aries. Country born and bred and now live in Melbourne with my partner and our toy cavoodle. What would you differently to...
Sarah Barzel AAR On the Couch

On the Couch with Sarah Barzel

Who is Sarah Barzel? A woman of surprises, currently a presenter and interviewer at 3MBS. Previously I have been involved in teaching and lecturing locally and internationally as well as working in the Not for Profit sec...
AAR Karina Utomo - photo by Paul Tadday

On the Couch with Karina Utomo

Who is Karina Utomo? I am the vocalist in a metal band called High Tension, and one of four soloists in Speechless – a new opera by award-winning composer Cat Hope. What would you do differently to what you do now? I wou...
Richard Moore - photo by Jim Lee

On the Couch with Richard Moore

Who is Richard Moore? A critical mass of neurons, cells, blood vessels and liquid arranged in a human form, driven by a vision of an animated life where art is Key (is there anything else … well apart from dark chocolate...
James Roser AAR On the Couch

On the Couch with James Roser

Who is James Roser? I am an Australian baritone, currently living in Vienna. For the last decade, I’ve been singing in Europe, predominantly in Austria. What would you do differently to what you do now? Well, ideally-spe...
Isha Sharvani AAR On the Couch.jpg

On the Couch with Isha Sharvani

Who is Isha Sharvani? A multidisciplinary artist, performing at Perth Festival this year in Kwongkan (Sand), where she blends Indian classical/contemporary dance, physical theatre, Mallakhamb rope and martial arts to tel...
Ben Walter AAR On the Couch

On the Couch with Ben Walter

Who is Ben Walter? An actor. A theatre producer. A director. A musician. Deaf in one ear. What would you do differently to what you do now? Wreak a little more havoc. Or become a professional jazz pianist. Travel more fr...