Episode 5 - INDIGENOUS ARTS
Oct
23
5:30 PM17:30

Episode 5 - INDIGENOUS ARTS

We devote this episode to the art of the original Australians in all it's forms. What are the issues concerning indigenous artists today?  

Our guests include:

Jody Deamer – Gallery Owner - http://www.bouddigallery.com.au
Garry Purchase – Artist -    http://dreamonaboriginalarts.com.au
Ron Smith – contemporary indigenous artist from Gamiliroi country
Kylie Cassidy - Artist

and performing for us on the night will be Jamie Smith

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Episode 4 - VISUAL ARTS
Sep
25
7:30 PM19:30

Episode 4 - VISUAL ARTS

This show will focus on Painting, Sculpture, Photography and other forms of visual art.

Our guests will include:

Elizabeth Watts – Art Director of Toukley & District Art Gallery
Kylie Rose Mclean -  Ceramic and Textile Artist
Mark Hammer -  Light Art - Contributor to Vivid Sydney and more. 
Nina Angelo -  local community artist/storyteller/arts consultant.

Musical performance by Elaskia


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Episode 3 - PERFORMING ARTS
Aug
28
6:00 PM18:00

Episode 3 - PERFORMING ARTS

The theme for this show is Theatre, including dance and musical theatre. What is the state of theatre in Australia? Can you make a living working in the theatre? And more... 

Guests:

Krin Bajough
5 times Australian Salsa Champion, Krin is the founder and director of Central Coast Dance, the largest Latin Dance school on the Central Coast with a wealth of national and international experience behind him.
 
Ros English
Former President of Gosford Musical Society (GMS), Music teacher, Australia Day Award recipient for her contribution to Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Ros has held many positions in the music, art and entertainment world over the last 30 years on the coast.
 
Tim Page
Vocal Tutor; Musical Theatre Tutor, Head of Vocal Program at Central Coast Conservatorium, Tim is well known for playing Dr Graham Steele in the Australian television series The Young Doctors as well as many appearances in London’s West End.
 
Pippa Grandison
A star of Australian stage and screen for over twenty five years, Pippa most recently played Mrs Banks in Disney's hit musical Mary Poppins, Elphaba in Wicked, as well as a string of hit films including Muriel's Wedding; Dating The Enemy; Hotel de Love and Over The Hill
 
Just Between Us
Are a local young contemporary vocal duo comprising Melody Hoptman and Delaney Boschuetz with a  country/folk sound enhanced by the guitar and ukulele and their angelic harmonies

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Episode 2 - FILM & TV
Jul
24
7:30 PM19:30

Episode 2 - FILM & TV

The theme of this show is the Film & TV industries. We'll discuss piracy issues facing the industry. How to get funding for your films. The lack of screen training on the Central Coast. The future of cinema, and why are audiences not going to see Australian films? 

Guests include:
Steve Le Marquand - Award winning actor and educator
Catherine Tilly - Film & TV Actor, Acting Coach
Gary Russell - Writer (Doctor Who), Producer and former child actor.
Greg Van Borssum - Fight choreographer (Mad Max:Fury Road)
Shane Emmett - Actor and presenter

Musical guest will be:
Ash Sheehan 

Our Local Legend Interviews will be with:
Perter Fenton - Film Sound Mixer since the 1960s
Don McAlpine - World renowned Cinematographer

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Pilot #2 - Training & Education in the Arts
May
22
7:30 PM19:30

Pilot #2 - Training & Education in the Arts

Our second show is all about Education and Training in the Arts. We'll have a panel of Arts teachers and mentors including Patrick Brennan  - Artistic Director at the Central Coast Con; Julie Duell – local artist and teacher; and Iain McGuire – Artistic Director of Mad Cow Theatre. 

Musical guest is Novakayn.  A 7-piece Earthy Primal Pop/Rock band who are passionate about being real in their music and attitudes, and passionate about World Peace. Find out more about them here: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Novakayn/130672613632431

Entry is FREE, Donation Appreciated.

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Pilot Alpha
Apr
24
7:30 PM19:30

Pilot Alpha

This is our first pilot episode, however it will be a full episode in all other respects. The theme for this first show is Money. Grants, investment, Angels and patrons. Also Marketing and Promotions. How do Artists make a living in the modern world. 

Our guest panelist for this discussion will be:

Keith Whelan – the grants guy
thegrantsguy.com.au
Also presenter of creative writing and journalism courses.

David Keig –
Experienced marketing and promotions manager for Artists

Dorian Mode
http://www.dorianmode.com   
Musician / comedian

Glenn McKimmin
www.createdforlife.com.au and fotoworkshops.com.au
Photographer / teacher / entrepreneur 

our Live Act for the night is The Rhythm Hunters
www.therhythmhunters.com/

Admission Free - Donation Appreciated

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