“Beachside Stories” rehearsals

Rehearsals are going well and although I still can’t sing a note, I am having fun putting it out there! There’s something quite lovely about honest, simple story telling – it’s something that everyone can connect with and draw something from. THAT’s what I’m taking from this role – I’m really feeling a need to […]

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Beachside Stories | The Singing Butcher!

I’m really enjoying rehearsals for “Beachside Stories” (Director: Elizabeth Walley), produced by Melbourne Writers’ Theatre and Gasworks Art Park. We’ll be celebrating 5 prominent local Melbourne identities – sharing their stories and paying tributes to their wonderful contributions to their local communities. I have to say – it’s so nice to be involved in a […]

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Alfieri, “A View From A Bridge”

I auditioned today for Alfieri in Arthur Miller’s “A View From The Bridge”. How did I go? Meh…suffice to say that I need to work on my New York Italian accent! But even though the audition wasn’t my best, I had a really rich and rewarding experience over the last 3 weeks, getting to know […]

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Arthur Miller’s women

I love the way that Arthur Miller portrays his male characters as flawed and damaged. Willy and Biff Loman. John Proctor and Samuel Parris. But there’s a nobility and grace to his female characters that often goes unnoticed. Elizabeth Proctor’s quiet acceptance of John’s indiscretion. Linda Loman’s eternal dignity and strength as she carries Willy […]

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More Palin

I’m loving the challenge of playing Stephen Febble in Michael Palin’s “The Weekend”. I am so grateful to Michael Bond at Essendon Theatre Company for giving me this chance. Yeeeah!

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