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  • Overseas FacultyDecember 4, 2020

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  • Telling stories at Melbourne OperaOctober 31, 2019

    It has been a real education working with the performing artists from Melbourne Opera. It is becoming quite a fertile partnership!  Opera singers really have their work cut out for them and each time I work with them my respect and admiration for them as dramatic artists grows. I am struck by the amount of […]

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  • Balancing Art & LifeSeptember 24, 2019

    “A great acting teacher once said that the business of acting requires you to have the backbone of a warrior, in order to deal with the constant rejection. But the craft of acting asks you to come with a wide open heart and be as vulnerable as a child. The effort of sustaining and balancing […]

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  • Actors To Thank For The Emergence of Western CivilisationAugust 28, 2019

    Acting is a much more important profession than most people acknowledge. It holds reality together and keeps the empathy machine – essential to society – running. Serious actors skilled in their craft are more important than ever. Acting is the core tool of social cohesion. ‘Storytelling in public’ has a lineage that stretches back over […]

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  • Greetings from Sunny KirribilliJuly 25, 2019

    As I write this I’m currently in Tech for the fourth incarnation of Arthur Miller’s play, A View from the Bridge, this time at the Ensemble Theatre. It is a rare treat to keep working on a classic text over many years, made even better by the fact that I am working with truly dedicated […]

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  • Reflections from a Tuscan RetreatJuly 9, 2019

    Dearest Actors,   It is lovely to return to the studio after completing my second 2 month retreat in one of the largest Buddhist Centres in Europe. This time in the rolling hills of Tuscany. I have to admit, every time I would line up for lunch (silently), I would thank God I was in […]

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  • A word from our Artistic Director for 2017December 12, 2016

    I was touched to hear one of the Full Time actors share with his classmates, since he has been training as an actor, he has become less judgemental in life. I remember four years ago, when Buddhist nun Venerable Robina Courtin, a woman I regard as my teacher and spiritual friend, asked me why actors […]

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  • Kim Krejus on ‘Respect For Acting’October 20, 2013

    I remember as a 17 year old, having a profound desire to be a great actress. No doubt in part because I was looking to be seen and heard. However, there was a deeper yearning that lurked in the recesses of my teenage mind and heart. I was told that talent and hard work were […]

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