From its origin in the early 19th century, lion taming has elicited both awe and horror.
In The Second Woman, actor Nat Randall replays the same scene, across 24 hours, with 100 different men. Leaving the audience to join her on stage is a thought-provoking experience.
It can be tough for younger players to make it to the top of professional tennis. But it's not impossible, if you look at the numbers.
Some of today's top tennis players are playing more games and at an earlier age than the court stars of yesteryear. And that can lead to injuries.
Does the Eagles' vaunted defense give them an edge? Cal State Northridge's sport psychology lab ran a regression analysis to test the popular adage.
While we appreciate an actor's craft on the stage, the deep emotions they draw on in performance take their toll on mental health. Actors need to "take off" their characters to return to normal life.
What makes someone more likely to succeed when the lights shine brightest?
Data shows that growth in total CEO pay has outstripped average Australian wage growth in every year of the last five years. But perhaps we need to look more closely.
Jamaican Usain Bolt is often hailed as the greatest athlete of all time. But when you crunch the numbers, his name doesn't come top of the list.
Drags kings have recently been declining in popularity, partly due to the evolving debate around gender and identity. But now a new and more inclusive drag culture is taking the stage.
Musical theatre nominees at the 2017 Helpmann Awards are dominated by overseas productions. Our own productions need way more support to compete on the world stage.
Help with psychological issues for elite performers is not about reacting when problems bubble to the surface.
Each year at Easter, Christians recreate the spectacularly violent end of Jesus's life, raising some tough questions about the depiction of suffering on stage.
To what extent do hours of practice, development squads and role models really make a difference?
Our enemy is complacency – blaming the post-codes, fixing the students not the system, and arguing for more resources to continue what is not working.
Three reasons why the new progress measures may be a misleading indicator of school performance.
Spending a year living life as David Bowie gave me a better understanding of the pop icon’s mind and work.
Claims have been made that having a male panto dame in this day and age is sexist (Oh no it isn't!)
Here's how to make a happy workplace during year-end assessments.
The wider truth behind all those 'scary' clowns.