ENSEMBLE CONVERSATIONS | Lee Lewis

10 Sep 2020

Look out, it’s double trouble! Queensland Theatre Artistic Director Lee Lewis joined our Artistic Director Mark Kilmurry on Ensemble Conversations. Lee recently joined Queensland Theatre at the beginning of 2020 after more than six years at the helm of Griffin Theatre Company. She’s directed plays across many major theatre companies including Sydney Theatre Company, Bell Shakespeare […]

Video: ENSEMBLE CONVERSATIONS | David Williamson

27 Aug 2020

Legendary Australian playwright David Williamson takes the Ensemble Conversation’s hot seat chatting to our Artistic Director Mark Kilmurry. Ensemble Theatre is synonymous with the iconic writer having staged 24 Williamson plays, including 19 world premieres, plus 3 national tours. Earlier this year CRUNCH TIME marked David’s final play before retirement… but he’s keeping busy!  […]

Video: ENSEMBLE CONVERSATIONS | KILLING KATIE: CONFESSIONS OF A BOOK CLUB

25 Aug 2020

We’re chatting KILLING KATIE: CONFESSIONS OF A BOOK CLUB this week on Ensemble Conversations. Artistic Director Mark Kilmurry is joined by play Director Francesca Savige and actor Chantelle Jamieson delving into this brutally honest and laugh-out-loud drama putting friendships to the test. We want to stay connected and hear what you love about Ensemble! Share […]

Video: ENSEMBLE CONVERSATIONS | Luke Carroll & Emma Palmer

13 Aug 2020

Do you know which window we’ll be looking through this week on Ensemble Conversations? BLACK COCKATOO and CRUNCH TIME actors (and ABC’s Play School presenters 🧸🧸) Luke Carroll and Emma Palmer joined Artistic Director Mark Kilmurry! Soon after they kicked off our 2020 season, restrictions swiftly came into place and since then, life for Luke […]

Video: ENSEMBLE CONVERSATIONS | Glenn Hazeldine

6 Aug 2020

This week, actor Glenn Hazeldine joined Artistic Director Mark Kilmurry on Ensemble Conversations! First appearing on our stage in 1997’s ACT ONE, Glenn has performed in countless Ensemble productions including David Williamson’s THE JACK MANNING TRILOGY, MANAGING CARMEN and RHINESTONE REX AND MISS MONICA. He’s also no stranger to the screen with some great Aussie […]

Video: ENSEMBLE CONVERSATIONS | Trevor Ashley

30 Jul 2020

We’re talking big performances, big hair and even bigger conversations this week as one of Australia’s favourite cabaret legends Trevor Ashley joins Artistic Director Mark Kilmurry for Ensemble Conversations. We want to stay connected and hear what you love about Ensemble! Share your thoughts on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter #loveensemblesydney

Video: ENSEMBLE CONVERSATIONS | Huw Higginson & Hannah Waterman

23 Jul 2020

Husband and wife duo Huw Higginson and Hannah Waterman join Mark on Ensemble Conversations this week. The stage and screen actors performed together at Ensemble three years ago in Tom Wells’ touching comedy THE KITCHEN SINK. Both have appeared in long-running TV soaps THE BILL and EASTENDERS, but most recently Huw featured in Australian film […]

Video: ENSEMBLE CONVERSATIONS | John Bell

16 Jul 2020

The legendary John Bell joins our Artistic Director Mark Kilmurry for Ensemble Conversations this week. As an award-winning actor, acclaimed director and risk-taking impresario, John has been instrumental in shaping the landscape of the Australian arts industry. Following two sell-out seasons of DIPLOMACY, John most recently took to the Ensemble stage with A FEW OF […]

Video: ENSEMBLE CONVERSATIONS | Garth Holcombe & Jamie Oxenbould

9 Jul 2020

This week on ENSEMBLE CONVERSATIONS, THE WOMAN IN BLACK actors Garth Holcombe and Jamie Oxenbould explore the thrill of being scared AND deliver a special excerpt from one of the longest running plays in the history of the West End. We want to stay connected and hear what you love about Ensemble! Share your thoughts […]

Video: ENSEMBLE CONVERSATIONS | Sandra Bates

2 Jul 2020

This week on Ensemble Conversations Former Artistic Director Sandra Bates joins our current AD Mark Kilmurry to deep dive into the Ensemble Theatre archives. After 30 years at the helm, Sandra has a unique insight into Ensemble’s history. We want to stay connected and hear what you love about Ensemble! Share your thoughts on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter #loveensemblesydney

Video: ENSEMBLE CONVERSATIONS | Interview with Andrew Hansen, Craig Reucassel & Chris Taylor

25 Jun 2020

The Chaser’s Andrew Hansen, Craig Reucassel and Chris Taylor bring the laughs to Ensemble Conversations this week. We want to stay connected and hear what you love about Ensemble! Share your thoughts on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter #loveensemblesydney

Video: ENSEMBLE CONVERSATIONS | Interview with Darren Gilshenan and Iain Sinclair

18 Jun 2020

Under normal circumstances THE CARETAKER rehearsals would be in full swing, so this week stage and screen actor Darren Gilshenan and director Iain Sinclair joined our Artistic Director Mark Kilmurry to discuss the Harold Pinter classic. And as a special bonus, Darren gives us an exclusive scene read as he embraces the character of down-and-out […]

Video: ENSEMBLE CONVERSATIONS | Q&A with John Wood

11 Jun 2020

Gold Logie Award-winning actor John Wood joined our Artistic Director Mark Kilmurry on Ensemble Conversation this week! John recently worked with Mark on CRUNCH TIME, David Williamson’s final play before retirement, which tackled with some pertinent social issues head-on. We want to stay connected and hear what you love about Ensemble! Share your thoughts on […]

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ENSEMBLE CONVERSATIONS | April Highlights

2 Jun 2020

TUNE IN AND STAY CONNECTED Take a digital visit to the theatre each week with our online series ENSEMBLE CONVERSATIONS, hosted by Artistic Director Mark Kilmurry. Each week, we’ll be featuring interviews with prominent actors and creatives, exclusive scene reads, interactive Q&A’s and more. To watch live follow us on Facebook and tune in every […]

Video: Ensemble Conversations | Interview with Wesley Enoch AM

28 May 2020

To celebrate National Reconciliation Week, Sydney Festival Artistic Director and director of BLACK COCKATOO Wesley Enoch AM joins Ensemble Conversations. As a proud Noonuccal Nuugi man, Wesley chats about what reconciliation means to him and how theatre plays an important part in sharing these significant cultural stories. We want to stay connected and hear what […]

Video: ENSEMBLE CONVERSATIONS | Q&A with Kate Champion and Joanna Murray-Smith

25 May 2020

Artistic Director Mark Kilmurry chats with the creative forces behind HONOUR; Playwright Joanna Murray-Smith and Director Kate Champion. Watch as they delve into some of the themes behind this funny yet frank exploration of intimacy and relationships. We want to stay connected and hear what you love about Ensemble! Share your thoughts on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter #loveensemblesydney