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Between Dreams and Reality

Between Dreams and Reality

I guess I’ve always wanted the opportunity to document. To write. I’ve always wanted to be able to write a magnificent novel, but that endeavour always felt too enormous. So I wrote short stories, but I wasn’t sure what their larger purpose was… So here I am attempting to ‘document’ instead. Now I’d better preface… Read more.


How to stay show fit (part 2 – The Voice): Rachel Cole with Deb Phyland and Annie Strauch

How to stay show fit (part 2 – The Voice): Rachel Cole with Deb Phyland and Annie Strauch

Welcome to Stage Door Shrink, a regular column aimed at helping performers chortle their way to a #win. Last week, our Show Fit series commenced with advice from Josh Piterman at PitFit – Australia’s only functional fitness and training program aimed at the specific needs of performers at all levels. This week, Rachel Cole showcases part two… Read more.



5 Ways to get out of a creative slump and back on track

5 Ways to get out of a creative slump and back on track

Whether it’s preparing for an audition, a performance or just life in general we all feel a moment when we need a little extra motivation. Sophie Wright delves into some quick and easy ways we can get ourselves over that creative hump and back on track. Enjoy! Sophie Wright writes for AussieTheatre for her Wicked Wellness column as she teaches performers and… Read more.


The Art of Schmoozing

The Art of Schmoozing

What is schmoozing? My trusty urban dictionary defines it as… Making ingratiating small talk – talk that is business oriented, designed to both provide and solicit personal information but avoids overt pitching. Most often an artifact of “networking.” It is more art than science but can be learned. But how do we do it in… Read more.


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