Notes from a session to discuss the 'pros and cons' of the Stanislavski
process. The session was titled "Stanislavski or Not
held at the Australian Screen Directors Association craft weekend
in Melbourne in conjunction with the National Performers Conference
excerpt from an article on the Australian play "Cloudstreet"
An excerpt from an interview discussing "How Stanislavski's
Method has survived the changing theatre culture?"
An excerpt from
an interview with Polly Teale who directed The Shared Experience
Theatre Company's production of "Jane Eyre".
Thoughts on acting
on a conscious and unconscious level
excerpt of an interview
with Sam Mendes from an article in the Murdoch publication "The
Australian" on Saturday January 9th 2000
Thoughts from Barry
Ralph Fiennes as
quoted in an interview by Shane Danielsen for "The Weekend
GILLIAN JONES conducted by Margaret Throsby on ABC FM Friday
20th June 2000
an interview with
Nigel Farndale about William Hurt published in Good Weekend,
The Age Magazine May 13th 2000
The monologue contradiction
Thoughts on "the
comments on Michael
Parkinson's interview with Michael Caine in 2000
Serving the performance
- acting and tennis
Bruce Willis on
Bruce Willis on
"Friends" - Observation No. II
Jack Nicklaus reflects
on Tiger Woods - acting and golf
Thoughts on Radio
excerpts of stage productions
Thoughts on the
last episode of "Spin City"
Getting the balance
of all the ingredients of a performance right - the similiarities
between acting and dance
Judi Dench and
Greta Scacchi on
working in different mediums
excerpts from an
Antony Hopkins interview
Comments on an
interview with Sir Nigel Hawthorne and Jane Horrocks with Michael
How long does it
singer, social worker and teacher of voice workshops was interviewed
on Life Matters by Geraldine Doogue
Saturday 31st March
2001 on Andrew Ford's "Music Show" (Radio Natonal)
two Canadian musicians, Jean Derome and Joane Hetu, were interviewed
Notes on an interview
with JOHN STANTON conducted by Margaret Throsby on ABC FM Monday
21st May 2001
of a Good Pair of Underwear
was interviewed by The Australian Magazine (June 9 - 10, 2001)
about doing what Los Angeles actors call 'suit acting'
The Age in Melbourne
on July 14th 2001 published an article by Arthur Miller, who
examined politicians and performance.
Sam Niell spoke
to John Campbell (National Radio NZ) just prior to the release
of "Jurassic Park III".
A handy tip from
"Respect for Acting"
on the Australian film industry
comments on an
interview with English writer and novelist Fay Weldon in The
was interviewed for the Sunday Age (6th January 2002) by Claire
Eric Bana quote
This January Cate
Kennedy won The Age Short Story Award for the second year running.
interviewed Cate Blanchett for the "Movie Show" on
In an interview
printed in The Age, CLIVE OWEN revealed that ...
New Zealand actor, Cliff Curtis ("Once Were Warriors")
Donald Sinden on
The value of the
The tango conversation
Method is Madness:
William H Macy comments on Stanislavski
Tennis and acting
(again) and Judi Dench and Kevin Spacey interview with Michael
in "Foyle's War" - making acting simple
End of year performances:
Theatre vs TV from directors' points of view
Why actors act: Michael Caine in an interview with Michael Parkinson
The Value of Experience:
Michael Caine in an interview with Michael Parkinson (Pt. II)
Commentary on The X-Files' simple yet effective performance
useful tip from Martina Navratilova about 'dealing with the moment'.
Bob Fraser supplies
acting advice online. This article from his January '07 newsletter
speaks in commonsense terms about the lessons learnt from this years
Golden Globe Awards.
real experience of being thrown in the deep end as an understudy.