Improv Insider

Interviews with Australian and international improvisors new and old.


Episode 13 – Playback Theatre Sydney

Playback Theatre is improvised theatre where audience members share personal stories and actors immediately play back those stories on stage. Playback Theatre is musical, dramatic, creative, insightful and contrary to popular belief, funny. Playback Theatre Sydney actor and trainer Thanassis Boulis talks to us about what it is, how it works, and the differences between […]

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Episode 12 – The Home Front

The Home Front (formerly “Holding”) is a long form show developed in Canberra by Catherine Crowley and Heidi Silberman, about the lives of the women holding the home front in WWI. Cathy and Heidi talk about: the development of the show; drawing on research and historical materials; paying respect to the characters; and their plans […]

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