Artist Profiles

Blood Brothers – hear the tale of the Johnson Twins

Blood Brothers

With Willy Russell’s iconic West End musical Blood Brothers in full swing at Melbourne’s Chapel-Off-Chapel until April 6, AussieTheatre took time out to hear from the Johnson Twins – Gareth Keegan and Matthew Bradford. The actors playing the twins (as alike born as two new pins) the tough questions about writer Willy Russell, leading lady… Read more.

Tim Harbour: Dance, Choreography and Entertainment

Tim Harbour
Photo:  Lynette Wills

Recently appointed resident choreographer for The Australian Ballet Tim Harbour discusses his latest endeavors with the Company and the exciting 2014 program that blends classical favorites with innovative contemporary choreography. You’ve recently been made the resident choreographer for The Australian Ballet, the first in ten years, are you enjoying the role? It’s wonderful to be… Read more.

Atlantis: Robinson’s new musical premieres in Australia

Queensland born Matthew Robinson is a Pratt Prize winning composer/lyricist with both a prestigious Churchill Fellowship and an Australia Council Music Fellowship to his name. Editor Erin James spoke with Robinson about the upcoming world premiere concert of his new musical Atlantis in Melbourne on February 23, how he writes musicals and more… “I like to… Read more.

Strictly Speaking: Stars of Strictly Ballroom talk Scott, Fran and working with Baz

Thomas Lacey and Phoebe Panaretos

With the full cast of the highly anticipated Global Creatures next major production Strictly Ballroom the musical finally announced, Aussie Theatre’s David Allen recently caught up with the shows two young stars Thomas Lacey and Phoebe Panaretos to talk about playing two iconic characters, growing up with the movie and being directed by Baz Luhrmann…. Read more.