Patrice Tipoki

Jan Chandler recently had the opportunity of speaking with singer Patrice Tipoki whose career to date has included musical theatre, numerous gigs, and two years as a member of pop group Girlband.

Jeez Louise Address: Rachel Berger

Whilst Melburnians have been treated to a feast of laughter I wonder if we are any the wiser about what it is that makes us laugh. Sure we all know when something or someone is funny but how do you make comedy happen?

Ben Pobjie

By the average person's standards, Ben Pobjie is doing quite well. He has performed comedy shows at several comedy festivals, is a newspaper columnist, a frequent guest on national radio and is the author of three – three – books. Some guy called The Bedroom Philosopher even once described him as “Probably the funniest person in Australia.”

Blue Angel

From 24 March until 29 March, as part of the 2015 Tasmanian International Arts Festival, Hobart's Ascot Private Hotel will become the venue for the world premiere of Big hART Inc's latest theatrical event Blue Angel. Jan Chandler recently spoke with Creative Producer Cecily Hardy.

David Malacari

This year we have a 'new' International Arts Festival to add to our calendar, TheTasmanian International Arts Festival (TIAF) which opened on Friday 6 March with a free spectacular at the the Speigeltent in Hobart.

Neelanthi Vadivel

Neelanthi Vadivel is the Artistic Director travelling with TOTEM and Jan Chandler had the pleasure of talking with her about her career and the demands of her current role.

Mark Wilson

Mark Wilson is a Melbourne based writer, performer and director who studied at the Victorian College of the Arts and Monash University. In 2009 he was made an International Fellow of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London.

Madeleine Jones

The Grammy, Tony and Olivier Award winning musical Once, based on a low budget Oscar Winning Irish film from 2006, has its Australian Premiere at the Princess Theatre in Melbourne on 4 October.

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