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Creative Minds

Creative Minds

Creative Minds

Robyn Archer has gone from a Housing Commission suburb of Adelaide to the Festival Hall in London. As a cabaret singer, she mixes high art with low culture. As a child with chronic asthma, she faced death, and dosed up on adrenaline.

Creative Minds - Ep 1 - Geoffrey Rush

Geoffrey Rush is the only Australian actor to win an Oscar, an Emmy and a Tony. Always the character actor, and rarely the hero, his performances are famous for their physicality. But what were the influences on his work? Geoffrey talks about Arthur Koestler, the LeCoq Mime School in Paris; and the years when going on stage produced panic attacks. He muses on hats, his most difficult co-star, and the unpredictability of success.

Creative Minds - Ep 2 - Stephen Page

Stephen Page, indigenous dancer, choreographer and theatrical story-teller, steps thoughtfully through his own rich life, from childhood influences and family tragedy, to his mature creative work as Artistic Director of Bangarra, Australia's premier indigenous Dance Theatre company.

Creative Minds - Ep 3 - Kate Grenville

Kate Grenville discusses the relationship between her life and her writing revealing the wellsprings of her creativity and her love of words. She talks about her triumphs and failures and how and why she writes. Her themes include; feminism, cultural stereotyping, rebellion, sexual abuse, marriage, family and dispossession.

Creative Minds - Ep 4 - Robyn Archer

Robyn Archer has gone from a Housing Commission suburb of Adelaide to the Festival Hall in London. As a cabaret singer, she mixes high art with low culture. As a child with chronic asthma, she faced death, and dosed up on adrenaline.

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