85 episodes

Don't Be So Dramatic, the podcast that talks to different people in the entertainment industry to discover what their job involves and how they got there.
Hosted by Rachel Baker, each episode delves into the career and thoughts of her guest in film, TV, theatre, dance, marketing, managing and many other areas.

Don't Be So Dramatic Rachel Baker

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 23 Ratings

Don't Be So Dramatic, the podcast that talks to different people in the entertainment industry to discover what their job involves and how they got there.
Hosted by Rachel Baker, each episode delves into the career and thoughts of her guest in film, TV, theatre, dance, marketing, managing and many other areas.

    Rachael Carpani on The Pros And Cons Of Early Success

    Rachael Carpani on The Pros And Cons Of Early Success

    Rachael Carpani is an Australian Actress who has a wealth of experience both in Australia and the US. Rachael first started on 'McLeod's Daughters' in 2001, a show she worked on for 179 episodes. Other Australian credits include 'Scorched', '800 Words', 'All Saints' and 'Home & Away'. In the US, Rachael has worked on such projects as 'Seeds of Yesterday' alongside Heather Graham, 'If There Be Thorns', 'N.C.I.S.: Los Angeles', 'Cane', 'The Very Excellent Mr Dundee' and 'Finding The Way Back' with Ben Affleck. She was also the Australian Ambassador for Telstra and filmed multiple TVCs alongside Dustin Hoffman. Rachael's newest independent film 'Beat' will be released in 2022. 

    Instagram: www.instagram.com/rachcarpani/

    Director of Beat: www.instagram.com/jyecurrie/

    Contact: info@asmanagement.com.au

    rachellaurenbaker@outlook.com

    www.dontbesodramaticpodcast.com/

    • 1 hr 47 min
    George Konstand on Personal Branding And Utilising Your Archetype And Hybrid Archetypes

    George Konstand on Personal Branding And Utilising Your Archetype And Hybrid Archetypes

    A Brand Specialist in Film & Entertainment, George Konstand specialises in personal branding for actors in Australia and abroad. He has worked closely in developing artist brands in entertainment, in association with television segments: So You Think You Can Dance, Australia's Next Top Model, X Factor Australia and international music Artist & Repertoire. In the last decade, George has centred his focus on actors with “The Actors Brand” a topic that he has pioneered for the Bachelor of Fine Arts and Diploma courses at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) and the Foundation Program at Actors Centre Australia (ACA).  George Konstand has presented this topic for the Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA), The X Division Agency and schools around the nation including 16th Street Actors Studio Melbourne, The Actors Station, The HubStudio (Sydney/Perth) and StageMilk among others.

    Brandology website: www.brandologyco.com/

    @theactorsbrand

    @georgekonstand



    www.dontbesodramaticpodcast.com

    @rachel.lauren.baker

    @dbsdpodcast

    • 1 hr 24 min
    Matt Okine on Writing What You Know And Identifying The Worth Of Your Work

    Matt Okine on Writing What You Know And Identifying The Worth Of Your Work

    Matt Okine is an Australian stand-up comedian, actor, author, musician and radio presenter. He is best know for his series 'The Other Guy' (STAN) which is a semi-autobiographical series based on events in his life. Matt has performed stand-up on Rove, at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Sydney Comedy Festival and Melbourne International Comedy Festival (for which he won award for best newcomer). Matt’s debut novel 'Being Black N Chicken & Chips' has been published by Hachette Australia and he is currently working on a film adaptation. He has a breakfast podcast with Triple J co-host, Alex Dyson, which you can listen to on both the LISTNR app and Apple Podcast. 

    www.mattokine.com/

    Matt And Alex Podcast

    Instagram: @mattokine



    Contact Rachel at: www.dontbesodramaticpodcast.com

    @rachel.lauren.baker   @dbsdpodcast

    • 52 min
    Walk The Walk Before You Talk The Talk- Short Rambles

    Walk The Walk Before You Talk The Talk- Short Rambles

    This week's episode is a short rambles about walking the walk in our daily life and our career. Rachel shares how she personally tries to implement all the advice and ideas she talks about on the podcast as well as thinking about how social media can cause us to talk the talk without reason. There are some podcast updates also shared in this episode. You can contact Rachel via her website or via DM on Instagram.

    Website: www.dontbesodramaticpodcast.com

    Insta: @dbsdpodcast

    @rachel.lauren.baker

    • 13 min
    Bradley Trevor Grieve On Creating Netflix’s 'Adventure Beast' And His Life From Specialist Military Soldier To Best Selling Author

    Bradley Trevor Grieve On Creating Netflix’s 'Adventure Beast' And His Life From Specialist Military Soldier To Best Selling Author

    Bradley Trevor Grieve is a New York Times mega-selling author, renowned wildlife expert, international wildlife conservation leader, TV host, executive producer, military soldier, adventure sportsman, champion strongman, and qualified cosmonaut. Bradley's latest project 'Adventure Beast' is an animated series that is now available on Netflix. Bradley is the author of 'The Blue Day Book' which is the highest selling gift book in the world as well as 'Penguin Bloom' which he also made into a film starring Naomi Watts. 

    Adventure Beast: www.netflix.com/title/81080959

    Website: www.dontbesodramaticpodcast.com

    • 1 hr 35 min
    Jason Wilder on Expecting The Best Case Scenario And The Booming Queensland Film Industry

    Jason Wilder on Expecting The Best Case Scenario And The Booming Queensland Film Industry

    Jason Wilder is a Queensland based actor who is currently filming the series 'Irreverent' (NBC Netflix) in Mission Beach. Jason has had an incredible year, with roles in three feature films: 'You, Me and The Penguins', 'Love In Bloom' and 'The Portable Door'. Jason has worked with so many notable creatives such as director Jeffrey Walker, The Steve Jaggi production company, and actors such as Tammin Sursok, Sam Niell, Miranda Otto and Wayne Blair. 'Love In Bloom' is showing at the BIFF on October 24th and you can get your tickets at biff.com.au/film/love-in-bloom/. 

    Instagram: www.instagram.com/j.t.wild/



    Website: www.dontbesodramaticpodcast.com

    Instagram: www.instagram.com/dbsdpodcast/

    • 1 hr

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
23 Ratings

23 Ratings

davkell ,

Dramatically wonderful.

I have been binging this podcast from the very first episode and am currently pushing towards the end of 2020. Some wonderful insights from a very diverse mix of creatives, I have taken something from every episode. Rachel, have loved being with you on this journey so far.

Milkarr ,

Love this podcast!

I’ve actually been needing a podcast exactly like this for soooo long! I can’t believe I’ve only just discovered this! Amazing amazing podcast!!

itsmenicoleknight ,

love love love

my new favourite podcast

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