What would you say was the highlight of your career so far?
The play I’m working on: Circle Mirror Transformation by Annie Baker.
What do you love about your job?
The people I’m doing it for are right there in front of me.
What do you dislike about your job?
The fact that I am my own instrument.
Who would you most like to work with?
Genvieve Picot, one of Australia’s best actors.
What is your dream role?
Something in a good script with Genevieve Picot.
If you could wipe one thing from your CV, what would it be?
I’ve wiped quite a few. Skyways is one.
What is the best performance or stage production you’ve ever seen?
The Royal Court production of Our Country’s Good. Simple, truthful and no stars.
If you weren’t an actor, what would you have done instead?
No idea. Played the viola?
What inspires you?
Music, especially the three Bs: Bach, Beethoven and Brahms.
What saddens you?
Young men being killed in wars.
Where would you rather be?
I’m happy here thanks.
Which six people, alive or dead, would you invite to a dinner party, and why
Six good friends and colleagues who know how to talk, listen, laugh and share good food and wine. Um…. Betty Bobbitt, Babs McMillan, Genevieve Picot, John Gaden, Michael Gurr and John Howard [the actor not the former PM].
What should be written on your epitaph?
One of his better exits.
Circle Mirror Transformation co-stars Dierdre Rubenstein and Brigid Gallacher and is running until 17 September at the MTC Theatre, Lawler Studio, 140 Southbank Blvd, Melbourne. For bookings, visit www.mtc.com.au.