As part of the 2008 Melbourne International Arts Festival, Flemish theatre company, Victoria, is presenting That Night Follows Day directed by the multi-talented Tim Etchells, an artist, director and writer based in Sheffield, UK.

Anna Lozynski plays 20 questions with Tim Etchells.

Australian born, Rachael Osborne will be performing with the Batsheva Dance Company in Three and Max as part of the Melbourne International Arts Festival.

Amidst her busy rehearsal schedule, Rachael spoke to Australian Stage's Anna Lozynski about her foray into the international dance scene.

Renowned Canadian soprano, Barbara Hannigan, will be performing with the Schönberg Ensemble for the Melbourne International Arts Festival on October 10 in the Hamer Hall. She spoke to Australian Stage’s Olympia Bowman-Derrick about her passion for contemporary music.

Phillip Johnston’s work as a composer and musician extends across the arts having composed for theatre, dance, film and music. His live score of F.W. Murnau's silent film classic FAUST is being presented by ACMI as part of the 2008 Melbourne International Arts Festival.

He speaks to Australian Stage's Jan Chandler.

Oliver Wenn is a recent acting graduate from the National Institute of Dramatic Arts and is currently producer of the new sci-fi musical - Risky Lunar Love.

In the lead up to Opening Night he spoke to Australian Stage's Sonia Allan

Kristy Edmunds, Artistic Director of the Melbourne International Arts Festival (MIAF), speaks to Australian Stage's Jan Chandler about her favourite moments from the past 4 years and some of the highlights in store for this year's Festival, her last as Artistic Director.

Dancers seem to have a lot of important bases covered. Healthy, active lifestyle? Check. Artistic expression? Check. Fun activities as part of a team? Check. Opportunity to receive rapturous applause while wearing a leotard? Yep, got that covered as well.

Sue Rider is an award-winning director, writer, dramaturg, and actor. She spoke to Australian Stage’s Simon Piening about her latest project, Brontë, with independent Brisbane company ThreeSisters – based on the lives of the famous Brontë sisters.

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