Articles on ‘Music Theatre’

“I’m an actor. What do you do?”

Joel and Matilda star in an awkward small talk moment

Grab a coffee (or a summer cocktail!) and join Matilda Moran and Joel Granger as they ponder how to respond to the obligatory “what do you do?” question… We’ve all been in the situation: You’re at a bar celebrating your friend’s birthday. You’ve known them since high school; you’ve grown up together in your small country… Read more.


Happy #theatreday 2016!

Happy #theatreday 2016!

Tuesday 16 February 2016 marks the celebration of Victoria’s annual Theatre Day, but here at AussieTheatre.com we are lowkey pulling for the event to be celebrated nationwide. (#theatreday2016) Coinciding each year with the announcement of the Green Room Awards and originally negotiated between the Melbourne City Council and Blair Edgar (the founder of the Green Room Awards)… Read more.


Green Room Award Nominations announced

Green Room Award Nominations announced

It’s the third Tuesday in February, folks! (And we all know what THAT means) It’s THEATRE DAY! (#TheatreDay16) and the official announcement day for The Green Room Award Nominations in Victoria. The 2015 Green Room Award noms were released this morning in the categories of Cabaret, Musical Theatre, Independent Theatre, Dance, Opera, Design, Experimental Performance,… Read more.


New Australian Workshops: Between Worlds

New Australian Workshops: Between Worlds

During my training at WAAPA, I was very fortunate to take part in the workshop stage of new Australian musicals. I never realised exactly what goes into building a musical, until our class were introduced to Matthew Lee Robinson’s Draft 6 of Atlantis. For 2 weeks, we submerged ourselves into the world of our characters… Read more.



Awkward Audition scenarios… take 2

Awkward Audition scenarios… take 2

This week Sophie Wright delves into some common scenarios in auditions that are quite cringe worthy. Enjoy! Are you auditioning for drama school soon or know someone who is? Sophie is a wellness and confidence coach for young performers needing help to banish nerves, build resilience and become ready for their upcoming auditions. She is… Read more.


Music to our ears: New Musical Theatre Syllabus for AMEB

Lisa McCune as Anna Leonowens in The King and I. Image by Belinda Strodder

The Australian Music Examinations Board (AMEB) has been Australia’s leading provider of examinations for music, speech and drama for over 100 years. With 40 syllabus options already available for graded examinations ranging from musicianship and piano to tuba, band, and singing for leisure, AMEB will launch an entirely new syllabus, with the help of Australian stage and… Read more.


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