Tahlia Norrish

Tahlia Norrish (@tahlianorrish) is an Aussie-Brit actor, writer, and current MPhil Candidate at the University of Queensland's School of Sport Sciences. After graduating from The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (Distinction, Acting & Musical Theatre) and Rose Bruford College (First Class Hons, Acting), Tahlia founded The Actor's Dojo — a pioneering coaching program centred on actor peak performance and holistic well-being.

Tahlia's Latest Articles


Vonne Patiag interview: 'short films are the best thing that’s ever happened to me'

‘I call myself a “brat",' says the multi-award-winning writer, director, producer and actor, 'because I think brats are hilarious.'


Hannah Carroll Chapman, Heartbreak High writer: I jumped so high my neck almost snapped

Getting to work on the rebooted – and globally successful – Netflix hit was a moment of joy and jeopardy…


Lucy McKendrick, Fuck Me, Richard: 'Vulnerability can make us desperate'

McKendrick's short is one of 20 to feature at the upcoming SXSW Festival in Texas, and the only one by…


Hannah Ngo, Latecomers producer: 'Uplift your people'

The overwhelming worldwide response to Ngo's SBS production Latecomers has been ‘really wonderful’ – but celebrating doesn't come easy.


Conscious casting in the world of voice over acting

While the stage and screen industries are shifting towards a colour-conscious casting culture, the voiceover world is only just catching…

Career Advice

Chris Corbett, TV writer: ‘I’m actually quite a stupid man'

‘So much of any screenwriter’s life now is, you’ll work for a short burst and then you’re unemployed for ten…


Bruce Beresford, director: 'I couldn’t work in Australia – people wouldn’t talk to me.'

The Breaker Morant and Puberty Blues director says his Barry McKenzie films damaged his reputation for a long time.


Nicholas Denton: from Not Dark Yet to Dangerous Liaisons

Opportunities are blooming for the Melbourne actor but, as he tells Tahlia Norrish, his roots are sure to hold firm.

Opinions & Analysis

Forget the tortured artist: they don't help anyone and least of all you

The idea that one should come to work intentionally saddled with anxiety, depression and heartbreak is nonsensical, and yet ...


Be more creative: six practical steps to build imagination

Read, write, doodle and try these other steps for recharging and enhancing your creativity.

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