Entries by Simon McMaster

New HotHouse Drama School teacher looks to nurture young talent

Newly appointed HotHouse Drama School secondary drama class Teaching Artist, Felicity Cartwright, says she can’t wait to begin working with the dedicated and passionate bunch of students.

‘HotHouse Theatre has such a wonderful reputation and I am so honoured to be joining the team in the role. HotHouse is adept at supporting new writers and […]

Wealth of creativity in the making of ‘Picasso and His Dog’ – and a tribute to dramaturg, Margaret Cameron

The gorgeous puppetry play Picasso and His Dog will have its world premiere tomorrow night, 29 June at The Butter Factory Theatre, Wodonga. Featuring live art-making on stage, puppetry and magic realism, the show has been developed over a number of years bringing together the creative efforts of Lemony S Puppet Theatre – Sarah Kriegler […]

The Human Animal Exchange – Is it Animal Magic?

Dr Pauleen Bennett, Associate Professor in the School of Psychology at La Trobe University spends her free time hanging out on her farm with her dogs, cat, horses and goats. Kat Bennett, Early Years Health Promotion Coordinator at Gateway Health has a very special bond with her miniature Daschund, Pappi, while writer/director of the gorgeous […]

Award winning playwright to give write advice to SOLO Monologue shortlist

Award winning playwright, Mary Rachel Brown, will be giving shortlisted SOLO Monologue competition entrants dramaturgical advice on their entries.

Emerging and established playwrights have just one month to get their entries into the HotHouse Theatre, La Trobe University and Write Around the Murray SOLO Monologue competition that closes 5pm AEST on Friday, 24 June .

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Going SOLO on the monologue writing trail

The HotHouse Theatre, La Trobe University and Write Around the Murray festival (WAM) SOLO monologue writing competition is on again with a $500 prize for the winner of each of the three categories: unpublished/unperformed monologues; published/performed and monologues written by high school students.

The competition is for both emerging and established playwrights who are resident […]