Entries by Simon McMaster

A City in the Country

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 […]

Q & A with Clancy Hauser

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? […]

Q & A with Sarah Maloney

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 […]

The Dream Begins

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 Wins International Gender Equity Award

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 […]

Eclectic mix gives judges tough task for judging SOLO Monologue competition

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 […]

The Orchid and The Crow Season Postponed

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 […]

Dark and Light in Shortlist for SOLO Monologue Competition

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 […]