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We were delighted to welcome Rose Byrne to atyp recently, to lead a workshop for young actors on screen techniques. One of Australia’s leading acting talents, starring in recent blockbusters Bridesmaids and X-Men: First Class, Rose’s acting career started out at atyp and so it was great to welcome her back to our boards. Fresh […]
We are closing this site down, and shifting everything over to our new, much improved Fresh Ink site. Find out details of the LOVE BYTES competition by clicking here.
I love the way you always carry my handbag wherever we go – my “everything but the kitchen sink” handbag – to the club, to the movies, and back up those two flights of stairs that take twice the time they did in the 80s. You’ve carried it for me like a habit, unasked for […]
I first encountered Hamlet when I was eight, the year Olivier’s film came out. My mother took me to see it at the now-demolished Lyric cinema in Newcastle. The event had such an impact on me that I can still remember the heat of the footpath outside the cinema, the feeling of going down the […]
The blog has moved to our new site. Check out the article by Luke Mullins about performing monologues, here.
10 actors, one day, one city, and the greatest monologue of all. TO BE is the first strand of THE VOICES PROJECT from the Australian Theatre for Young People (atyp), and is a new take on the most famous words ever written for the stage. Director: Damien Power Producer: Bec Cubitt Co-Producers: Eva DiBlasio, Eleanor […]
Sarah Woods is an actor and leading Shakespeare tutor. She accompanied and supported the actors on the day’s shoot for TO BE. Here she writes of her passion for Shakespeare and her experience of working with the young cast and crew of TO BE. Sarah was also acting coach throughout the shoot of BOOT and […]
Meet the cast of THE VOICES PROJECT: TO BE, premiering online this week. You can keep up to date with THE VOICES PROJECT, here. Dianne Kaye Aldé is a performing arts enthusiast. Singing in choirs since she was ten, she has trained in Musical Theatre, Classical and Bel Canto singing techniques and enjoys performing in […]
THE VOICES PROJECT brings together the best of new monologue writing from atyp’s Fresh Ink emerging playwright program , and presents it on stage, on page, on film and online, giving voice to a new generation of Australian writers, theatremakers, filmmakers and performers. THE VOICES PROJECT kicked off in February 2011 with THE VOICES PROJECT […]
It’s been almost a month since the 2011 Fresh Ink National Studio. That’s a month without thinking about jumping in the Shoalhaven River, without attending a workshop on playwriting, being cooked for, thinking and talking about monologues, eating lots of dessert and being asked politely “not to tweet that”. Having the critical distance now to […]
Last week, I was observing at the Fresh Ink National Studio or Monologue Camp, as I like to call it. It’s hard not to feel pressure to write a monologue at Monologue Camp. Luckily, writers don’t generally travel in packs and so rarely have the means to corner you and challenge you to write something. […]