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Just Having My Say

Troy Dodds has his say about the theatre world

It’s all about storytelling: Chris Fung on Broadway Unplugged

Guest writer Chris Fung attended Broadway Unplugged – Sydney's hottest new industry event – last week for the first time. He shared his thoughts on the evening with AussieTheatre in this special feature piece.I had never...

How will you be celebrating Theatre Day this year?

Guest writer Chris Fung wishes a Happy Theatre Day to all Victorians working in the Arts. And to everyone else who wants to partake in the celebrations...Very few people in the world today understand...

Is this the start of something big? The Alex Theatre St. Kilda

“I will invest ONE MILLION DOLLARS into the Victorian Arts sector” - Mr. Aleksander Vass of The Vass Theatre Group.At a time when the incumbent Government has cut $87.1 million dollars from Arts funding...

Budget 2014: What a Difference a Day Makes

Students, television, theatre - what does the Australian Federal Budget mean for the entertainment industry as a whole?If you're an arts student, you woke up this morning in a whole new world. Your fees...

Helpmann Awards no longer live on Foxtel

I was fortunate enough to attend five Helpmann Award ceremonies during my time as the Managing Editor of AussieTheatre.com, and during those particular five years, got to see the growth of the concept in...

Build it and they will come

"Build it and they will come"It’s an old saying, but it’s also a true one.I admit freely that I’m a boy from the suburbs. I still live in Sydney’s greater west, and at the...

Helpmanns still rough around the edges

For the first time ever, I watched the Helpmann Awards from the comfort of my lounge room in Pyrmont – not far from where all the bright lights were all on at the Sydney...

Time to say goodbye

Saying goodbye is never an easy thing and for that reason, this column is perhaps the toughest I’ve ever had to write.Today I bid farewell to AussieTheatre.com as its Managing Editor and hand the...

Theatre stars make the jump

I've read some commentary this morning from a number of people who have laughed off the Logies last night as a terrible, worthless, cringe-worthy event.I've read some commentary this morning from a number of...

Hope for Love Never Dies?

I'm not the world's biggest fan of action movies, and in fact, usually I'm over the plot line by the time the first police chase is over, or at least by the time the...
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