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Performing artists add colour, beauty and disturbance to our world. But their inner lives can be complex places, and the research suggests they are at greater risk of mental health difficulties than others. Join psychologist Dr Renée Bazley and Jon Hoevenaars as they talk with guests from the performing arts industry and learn how they persue their artistry and navigate their mental health.

Performing artists add colour, beauty and disturbance to our world. But their inner lives can be complex places, and the research suggests they are at greater risk of mental health difficulties than others. Join psychologist Dr Renée Bazley and Jon Hoevenaars as they talk with guests from the performing arts industry and learn how they persue their artistry and navigate their mental health.
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Performing artists add colour, beauty and disturbance to our world. But their inner lives can be complex places, and the research suggests they are at greater risk of mental health difficulties than others. Join psychologist Dr Renée Bazley and Jon Hoevenaars as they talk with guests from the performing arts industry and learn how they persue their artistry and navigate their mental health.

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English


Episodes

Kym Dillon

10/31/2019
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Kym Dillon is an emerging composer, arranger, orchestrator, pianist and conductor, who is currently based in Melbourne and Geelong. Starting out his career as a jazz pianist, his interest soon turned to composition, and his work now regularly spans multiple genres and areas of musical practice. Kym has had original works commissioned by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Astra Chamber Music Society, and Musica Viva; his music has been performed in Canada, the U.K., North America, Canada,...

Duration:00:55:56

Catherine Ward

10/19/2019
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Catherine Ward is an emerging Melbourne-based actor. She is a graduate of the NIDA Actor's Studio and Advanced Residency Program, having also trained with Screen Actors Australia, Centrestage Performing Arts and The Impulse Company. She was most recently seen for MU Modern Theatre in The Flick and as "Luciana" for The Australian Shakespeare Company's The Comedy of Errors, performing in both Melbourne and Prague. Her other theatre credits include Love and Information (NIDA Open), Raffles on...

Duration:00:56:31

Xani Kolac

10/5/2019
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Xani Kolac is a contemporary violinist, composer, bandleader, musical director and industry game-changer. Her unique approach to violin playing blends classical training, jazz improvisation, extended timbral techniques, electronics, looping, percussive grooves. Her playing can be heard across the Melbourne music scene, spanning genres as diverse as contemporary classical, jazz, R&B, rock, folk and musical theatre. She is a Masters graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts/University of...

Duration:00:55:06

A Glimpse Inside the Performer's Mind

10/5/2019
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Performing artists add colour, beauty and disturbance to our world. Actors, musicians, singers, dancers, comedians: they all engage us and move us in different ways. But their inner lives can be complex places, and the research suggests they are at greater risk of mental health difficulties than others. They’re 10 times more likely to experience anxiety, five times more likely to experience depression, and twice as likely to take their own life. As much as they are adored for their...

Duration:00:01:36