SAM Rebecca Coates AAR

On the Couch with Rebecca Coates

Who is Rebecca Coates? Director of Shepparton Art Museum (SAM), located in regional Victoria – home to one of Australia’s leading ceramics collections in regional Australia, presenting a dynamic program of exhibiti...
Gregg Arthur AAR On the Couch

On the Couch with Gregg Arthur

Who is Gregg Arthur? A singer, a storyteller, a lyricist. Performing original songs, adult contemporary music and the Great American Song Book. What would you do differently to what you do now? Tour more in Japan and Asi...
Jake Speer AAR On the Couch

On the Couch with Jake Speer

Who is Jake Speer? 5 foot 7. Brown eyes. Brown hair. Last spotted parading around Brisbane in 6 inch red leather boots. Most likely to be eating a burrito or donut. What would you do differently to what you do now? Proba...
Natalie O'Donnell AAR On the Couch

On the Couch with Natalie O’Donnell

Who is Natalie O’Donnell? Mum, Wife and Actor currently playing ‘Donna’ in Mamma Mia! The Musical. What would you do differently to what you do now?  I’ve learnt so many lessons from all my life experiences and I wouldn’...
Simon Gleeson AAR On the Couch

On the Couch with Simon Gleeson

Who is Simon Gleeson? I think, subconsciously I became an actor to work out this very question. If I knew the answer perhaps I wouldn’t act anymore. I’m glad I’m no closer to working it out. What would you do differently...
David Simes AAR On the Couch

On the Couch with David Simes

Who is David Simes? I’m a 25 year old actor, singer and dancer, I’ve been playing the role of Hoot on Giggle and Hoot for the ABC over the last year. As an actor I’m always auditioning for things but the tv shows keeps m...
Naomi Eyers AAR On the Couch

On the Couch with Naomi Eyers

Who is Naomi Eyers? A woman of no fixed hairstyle, singer, gardener, fermenter, teacher and adventuress. What would you do differently to what you do now? Take more naps. Who inspires you and why? The women who have been...
Sarah Shahinian AAR On the Couch - photo by Belinda Strodder

On the Couch with Sarah Shahinian

Who is Sarah Shahinian? If only I knew… if you find out, can you let me in on the secret, please? What would you do differently to what you do now? If I wasn’t involved in the arts in some capacity, I think the only othe...