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.
Athletes face as many as 640 organisational demands at a big competition – and they can all take their toll.
There's a time and place for a smartphone and some artists and sports stars want you to stop using them when they're performing. Just enjoy the live event instead.
Ira Glass' trademark intensely personal storytelling takes on a new life in his dance/radio hybrid, Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host.
The path to grand final victory in AFL can be paved with many wins and losses. But it's measuring how a team plays against an expected result that can help them improve.
Contemporary circus and circus-infused physical theatre are amongst Australia’s most innovative and in-demand cultural exports. It's a performance craft with a proud history behind it.