Melissa Collins is here today with Leah Cotterel, Jazz and folk singer Leah Cotterell has appeared on TV and radio, playing concert halls and festivals. She has toured extensively in schools programs and developed as a songwriter through band projects with some of Australia’s best musicians. Over the last decade Leah has also produced music theatre presentations telling stories of social importance through song, story and image, in partnership with festivals and venues and managing arts funding of over $250,000.
Catherine Plano is here today with Melissa Collins. Melissa Collins grew up in Kedron in Brisbane when Kedron was a bit of a daggy place to live. The daughter of a detective, questions like: ‘why’, ‘how’, ‘where’ ‘what’ and ‘when’ usually had fascinating and sometimes gruesome answers, and this is how a storyteller was born.