The director, her ascent

Interview with Marion Potts

Just heard one of our Engaging Women, Malthouse Theatre Artistic Director Marion Potts is leaving Malthouse this March for a prestigious role of Director of Theatre at the Australia Council for the Arts. Under her guidance the theatre has performed … Continue reading

The Academy Awards ® Governors Ball Producer

Interview with Cheryl Cecchetto — Event Director .

“Listen to be a film star is magnificent, but then to have a background of giving back like the three names I just mentioned just layers who they are.” Cheryl Cecchetto.   Cheryl Cecchetto has produced, designed and directed the Academy … Continue reading

The Australian Ballet's Cinderella

Interview with Leanne Stojmenov — The principal artist.

“For me, the most beautiful thing watching a show is being able to see a person’s soul. I don’t think you can hide that when you’re out on stage.” Leanne Stojmenov.   Leanne Stojmenov is a mesmerising Cinderella before and … Continue reading

Nicolette - the chief conductor

Interview with Nicolette Fraillon — The Australian Ballet.

Nicolette Fraillon was just 12 when she set her sights on becoming a conductor. The only problem was all of her role models in the world’s orchestra pits were men. Fraillon’s dream profession was steeped in tradition and women were persona … Continue reading

The theatre director

Interview with Marion Potts — Malthouse Theatre Creative Director and CEO.

“The one bit advice I give myself, in moments where you feel that encroaching sense of self-doubt is just to remember that the project is larger than yourself. The big cultural projects we all undertake in Australia are bigger than us. If … Continue reading

Quentin Bryce AO

  This image was taken almost two years ago as Australia’s former Governor General Dame Quentin Bryce gave my baby boy Keaton one of his first cuddles at a charity lunch. I was anxious to take such a young bub … Continue reading

Charlie Pickering on women

Interview with Charlie Pickering

“The idea of inoculating kids with self-esteem is building a resistance to things like bullying and what I really see is the sign of the demons that come in their lonely moments on the internet, which really are like the … Continue reading

TALKING CREATIVITY WITH RACHEL CASTLE

Interview with Rachel Castle — Homewares designer.

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard a creative friend say they’ve left their run too late to pursue their passion. Well, one name for you friends, RACHEL CASTLE. She didn’t start Castle and Things until her late … Continue reading

FEMINISM THROUGH PHOTOGRAPHY

This is what happened when a photographer wanted to the look outside the Disney Princess obsession for some inspiration for her little girl. Jaime Moore, a photographer based in Austin, Texas took these amazing pictures for her daughter Emma’s 5th … Continue reading