Witness Podcasts

Witness Podcasts

Latest Episodes

So long and thanks for all the fish
June 29, 2021

Team Witness gets together for a final podcast yarn about criticism, funding, Australian theatre history, Ibsen, Blak voices, inclusion and exclusion, accessibility, digital theatre, revolution, why w

The Witness Interview: Stephen Armstrong and Dan Koerner
June 08, 2021

Ben Keene talks to Stephen Armstrong and Dan Koerner from Asia TOPA about the exciting digital innovations forced on the festival by last year's pandemic crisis.

The Witness Interview: Daniel Schlusser
April 07, 2021

Ben Keene talks to theatre maker Daniel Schlusser - a performer, director, dramaturg and thinker who over the past decade has made some of Australias most groundbreaking theatre

Witness Podcast: Does art matter?
September 22, 2020

Six months into the pandemic, Team Witness meet online to chew the fat on art, life and making meaning now

Podcast: Spotlight on BLEED 2020
August 16, 2020

Podcast: Ben Keene examines how BLEED 2020 pivoted to existing entirely online after Covid-19 hit in March this year

The Witness Interview: Candy Bowers
July 29, 2019

Podcast: The Witness Interview with Candy Bowers. 'You are asking someone from the field into the house, and we are going to fight. Because I will always fight to decentralise the white patriarchy'

The Witness Interview: Nicola Gunn
July 12, 2019

The Witness Interview: In this month’s podcast, Robert Reid talks to the unclassifiable Nicola Gunn, one of Australia’s most important and intriguing theatre makers

The Witness Interview: Thomas M Wright
June 14, 2019

The Witness Interview: ‘There’s something fundamentally wrong with young men…that they gravitate to war, that they gravitate to violence, that they gravitate to self destruction…I’ve always felt compelled to wrestle with that.

The Witness Interview: Richard Watts
April 09, 2019

Robert Reid talks to broadcaster, writer and general arts stalwart Richard Watts, discussing his background as a poet, activist and advocate, and his passionate and abiding connection to Australian arts.

The Witness Interview: Moira Finucane Part 1
March 14, 2019

'When I think about art, I think: what raises the hair on your arms In Part 1 of this super fabulous and candid Witness Interview, Ben Keene talks to performance artist Moira Finucane on the developm