A Quick Chat With
Ben Pfeiffer knows the Australian arts industry from all angles. Working as an actor, director and the founder/Artistic Director of The Artisan Collective, he is constantly immersed in the world of Australian theatre. We take time to chat with Pfeiffer – a VCA Graduate and co-writer/co-director of The Artisan Collective’s new show Requiem for Dalinka – about life… Read more.
Shaun Rennie, along with his brother Adam and friends Monica and Greg, held their first Light the Night benefit concert 10 years ago. It has become a must-attend event on the musical theatre community calendar, an outpouring of love and incredible musical talent. This year, the 10th anniversary of Light the Night, will also be its last…. Read more.
Kate Fryer is a co-founder of independent acrobatic aerial theatre company Dislocate. Their Melbourne Festival show, If These Walls Could Talk, is another world premiere for the festival. Fusing theatre and circus, it’s a story about life, death and everything in between in an apartment overs five generations of tenants. What do you love most about your Melbourne Festival show?… Read more.
Roslyn Oades new work, Hello, Goodbye & Happy Birthday is already a must-see see of this festival. Developed by Malthouse and the Melbourne Festival, it’s based on interviews with people facing eighteen and eighty – ages that bookend adult life – and features Oades’s “headphone verbatim” technique. What do you love most about your Melbourne Festival show? The generous real people behind… Read more.
Sheridan Harbridge is performing in Big hART’s Hipbone Sticking Out. The work’s a culmination of three years of collaboration with between the company and the community of Roebourne in WA. What do you love most about your Melbourne Festival show? That we made and performed this story in the place it all began, with the community whose… Read more.
Monique is one busy artist. An actor/choreographer, she’s been in hits like A Chorus Line and The Drowsy Chaperone, and she’s always a pleasure to watch on stage. We invited Monique, currently working on Squabbalogic’s Sondheim on Sondheim, to answer a few questions for us and give us an idea of what makes her tick…. Read more.
Andrew Henry is an alumni from the School at Steppenwolf in Chicago and is currently back in Australia starring in Michael Gow’s one act play Europe at the Seymour Centre, Sydney. Andrew was nominated for a Sydney Theatre award for best actor for his portrayal of Chris Keller in All My Sons by Arthur Miller… Read more.
Opera Australia and John Frost’s production of The King and I is set to open at the Sydney Opera House this week after successful seasons in Brisbane and Melbourne. The national tour of this Helpmann Award Winning musical marks the professional music theatre debut of many up-and-coming performers. AussieTheatre is thrilled to be featuring an interview series entitled Getting… Read more.
It’s coming to Melbourne! Carrie the Musical is making its debut at Chapel off Chapel from September 25. We talked to Terence O’Connell, the show’s director, in anticipation of the new show! If you had to describe your career in five words, which five words would you use? DRESSER. MODEL. ACTOR. WRITER. DIRECTOR! As a… Read more.
It’s coming to Melbourne! Carrie the Musical is making its debut at Chapel off Chapel from September 25. Chelsea Gibb as Margaret White leads a company of 20 of Melbourne’s most dynamic young music theatre performers and musicians, directed by Terence O’ Connell, choreographed by Lisa Minett, lit by Jason Bovaird designed by Jacob Battista… Read more.