A city in the country without the Sydney or Melbourne hang ups is one way to describe Albury-Wodonga. It has all the convenience of a city ( but perhaps needs better public transport) without all the major issues facing our two state capitals. With a combined population of close to 100,000, Albury-Wodonga is a regional […]
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About Simon McMaster
This author has yet to write their bio.Meanwhile lets just say that we are proud Simon McMaster contributed a whooping 39 entries.
Entries by Simon McMaster
The link between song and memory is strong. A song can return us to the school hall and our Year 10 social; to the time we met our partners or to a particular workplace.
Each of the interviewees for At the Hip were asked to name their favourite song and make an eclectic and memory-sparking […]
We spent a few minutes with Studio Ensemble member Clancy Houser, who gave us her thoughts about being an actor/reporter for At the Hip.
What has been your favourite thing about the process of being a ‘reporter/actor’?
Getting to meet the people I am portraying and learning their story.
What has been the most challenging? […]
The process for developing At the Hip has been quite different to other shows you may have been involved in.
What has been your favourite thing about the process of being ‘reporter/actor’? Being really involved in the whole development of the script. Up until now I’ve only ever been given a script and told my […]
HotHouse intern Andrew Walker reflects on generational change in attitudes to growth in the region in the lead up to our next show At The Hip.
One of Australian politics biggest dreamers had a grand vision of establishing National Growth Centres in the 1970s. That dreamer was Gough Whitlam and part of his dream […]
HotHouse Theatre has been named as a recipient of a 2015-16 50/50 Award in recognition of gender equity in its season programming.
The award, now in its fifth year, recognises theatres that produced female playwrights in at least 50 percent of their previous season.
Artistic Director, Lyn Wallis said HotHouse Theatre was enormously proud to […]
Twelve shortlisted monologues – intriguing, disturbing, amusing but ultimately entertaining – were staged at the SOLO Monologue Competition Performance last Thursday night at the Butter Factory Theatre.
The three entries that shone for the judges and won the $500 prizemoney, generously donated by La Trobe University Albury Wodonga campus in each category, were:
High School […]
Unfortunately next week’s season of The Orchid and The Crow has had to be postponed due to a family emergency. Our thoughts are with the creative team during this difficult time.
All ticket holders have been sent an email regarding the situation, and our team will be contacting everyone over the phone to work through […]
HotHouse Theatre, La Trobe University and the Write Around the Murray festival are thrilled to announce the shortlist for SOLO Monologue competition.
More than 200 entries – the highest number received so far for the competition – came from all states and territories in Australia, South Africa, the UK and the US.
Judges said the […]
HotHouse Theatre is a local success story of which we can all feel proud. But did you know it can cost anything from $150,000 to $380,000 to produce a play? That lights can cost up to $20,000 each? It costs between $6,000 and $15,000 to build a set.
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