Juggling theatre and science

Juggling theatre and science

“For pretty much my entire life I have been surrounded by theatre: both my mother and father were involved in the local theatre company. I have participated in several theatre performances, both on stage and from behind the lighting desk. From when I was in year nine,...
Behind the scenes of Australian comedy

Behind the scenes of Australian comedy

UNE’s Professor Anne Pender has dedicated years getting to know Australia’s best-loved comic actors. Awkward stage moments, biggest fears, childhood memories – there’s no topic left unturned in Anne’s meticulous and personal approach to researching Australian comedy....
Theatre for unity in the Middle East

Theatre for unity in the Middle East

Performing arts is proving to be a powerful antidote to disunity and displacement in the Middle East. Since 2011, Ben Rivers, UNE Peace Studies Graduate, has used therapeutic drama and applied theatre to address issues of sexual and gender-based violence, social...