Getting into theatre – Jenny Dowell

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…

Cabaret donation to Beyond Blue

Cabaret donation to Beyond Blue

Media Release from Lismore Theatre Company Cabaret donation to Beyond Blue Lismore Theatre Company is delighted to announce that it donated $450 to Beyond Blue from ticket sales for last month’s Winter Cabaret. Beyond Blue provides support and information for people experiencing anxiety and depression throughout Australia. The four Winter…

Coming home

Coming home

exhibition by artist, Katka Adams This exhibition of drawings continues my work exploring immigration, both to Australia and to the City of Lismore, based on the traditional land of the Bundjalung people. “Coming Home” draws on my own experience as a refugee (from Czechoslovakia) and looks at how our community…

The Writer’s Voice

The Writer’s Voice

by Janis Balodis The writer’s tool is language. We are all born into language, but what if the one we are born into is not the one we end up speaking? What are the forces in our lives that determine our use of language, that prompt or stifle our need…