The physical and psychological impacts of working in the arts generated vigorous discussion at the Australian Theatre Forum.
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In 2013, a nationwide study of actors' wellbeing was conducted, surveying 782 of the 8000 actors working in Australia. The results of that study, which was responding to anecdotal reports of high suicide rates, poor mental health, and an over-reliance on alcohol in the theatre sector, were frightening.