Articles on ‘Sophie Wright’

Prince Moo’s Avenue Q

Avenue Q. Prince Moo Productions. Photo by Nicole Riseley

Ever been slapped with the realisation that your life might not turn out like the adults you looked up to in your youth had promised? Ever felt the pang of uncertainty that comes with the onset of adulthood? Avenue Q , the family-not-friendly puppet show of shows, takes on the anxieties inherent in the transition… Read more.


Avenue Q cast announced for Melbourne run

Avenue Q cast announced for Melbourne run

Musical theatre favourites Ross Hannaford (CATS, Sweeney Todd), Sophie Wright (Wicked, Follies in Concert), Sun Park (Hi-5, Mamma Mia!)  and Vincent Hooper (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Heathers) are among the leading cast announced this week for a new production of Avenue Q, set to open at Her Majesty’s Theatre, Melbourne in August 2016. The adult puppet show won… Read more.


KINKY BOOTS Australian premiere cast announced

Callum Francis as Lola in Kinky Boots. Photo Credit Darren Bell.

  Kinky Boots has been a real success of a new musical on Broadway and the West End, and now the cast has been announced for its premiere season in Australia, which opens in Melbourne’s Her Majesty’s Theatre from 12 October 2016. Leading the cast is Toby Francis (Dogfight), a writer, producer, and performer from… 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.



Video → How to stay Performing Fit

Video → How to stay Performing Fit

What does it mean to be Performing Fit? As part of her video series, Sophie Wright takes us through some essential tips to staying “Performing Fit”! Sophie writes a wellness blog for performers and creative types and also contributes to AussieTheatre. Her AussieTheatre blog is titled Sophie Wright’s Wicked Wellness and her personal website name recently chanced to Create a Wellness. Find… Read more.


5 things you shouldn’t do in a theatre → Video

5 things you shouldn’t do in a theatre → Video

As part of her new video series, Sophie Wright takes us through 5 things audiences members should avoid when attending a theatrical performance. Sophie writes a wellness blog for performers and creative types and also contributes to AussieTheatre. Her AussieTheatre blog is titled Sophie Wright’s Wicked Wellness and her personal website name recently chanced to Create a Wellness. Find it at… Read more.


Five tips for graduating arts students

Performer Sophie Wright gives graduating arts students some tips on surviving the first year out of drama school. The buzz of showcase is upon us! Countless arts training institutions around the country are letting loose their newest graduates this month, with many ‘showcasing’ the new and raw talent of Australian actors and music theatre students with special performances… Read more.


A Wicked Matinee with a Twist

Performers are crazy.   Our job is to create this riveting, glittery and fiery event onstage live with hundreds of people watching and to lead them through a fantasy world for the next 2-3 hours. Sounds wacky huh? If a performer was asked what their main motivation for performing would be, most would express similar… Read more.


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