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Natural History Illustration course

Natural History Illustration course

The University of Newcastle has a free 6-week course in Natural History Illustration. According to the web page introducing this course, “The field of Natural History Illustration is about observing and illustrating subjects from nature, science and culture, with their linkages to the environment being central.” Roger Jones from the…

Interested in theatre?

Interested in theatre?

Lismore Theatre Company has completed a great year of performances with many sell out shows featuring people of all ages in on and off stage roles. In preparation for the 2020 season, the company is inviting others to get involved. There is a role for everyone at LTC. Whether it…

Auditions for ‘Soft Murder’

Auditions for ‘Soft Murder’

Do you want to audition for a play?  Bette Guy is directing her play SOFT MURDER, at Lismore Theatre Company’s Rochdale Theatre in March 2020. Auditions are to be held on Saturday November 23rd between 10am and 2pm at The Workers Club in Keen Street. There are several male roles…

Getting into theatre – Jenny Dowell

Getting into theatre – Jenny Dowell

Getting into theatre – Jenny Dowell Perhaps all of us hold a secret wish that we have never shared even with our nearest and dearest. I did and it was to act on a stage. I’ve been a lover of theatre since my days as a new parent in Melbourne…

Interested in directing a theatre show?

Interested in directing a theatre show?

Interested in directing a theatre show? Have you ever considered directing at Lismore Theatre Company? Do you have experience as a director in community, professional or educational theatre? LTC is accepting submissions for its 2020 season. Directing a community theatre show is a big commitment, but it is also rewarding,…

Out of Character

Out of Character

Out of character: how acting puts a mental strain on performers Actors are often required to tap profound emotions in their performance, which is one of the reasons for poor mental health in the industry. Shutterstock.com Leith Taylor, Edith Cowan University Performers are twice as likely as the general population…