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9x5 NOW exhibition receives huge response by Australia’s leading artists

04 May 2017

More than 300 contemporary visual artists have contributed original artworks for the upcoming 9x5 NOW exhibition at the Margaret Lawrence Gallery as part of ART150. Read more via the ART150 website.

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Production notes: set designing at the VCA

04 May 2017

Third-year Victorian College of the Arts student Alex Rothnie took a circuitous route into Production. His highlight so far? Working as a set designer on the VCA’s upcoming production of Mother Courage and Her Children.

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New direction for Acting and Theatre at the VCA

28 Apr 2017

Aspiring actors and theatre-makers will be offered two new degrees by the Victorian College of the Arts from 2018: the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Acting) and Bachelor of Fine Arts (Theatre).

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New ACMI X desks offered to University of Melbourne creatives

27 Apr 2017

The University of Melbourne is pleased to announce the second round of successful applicants to the pioneering ACMI X co-working space in Melbourne’s Arts Precinct.

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Speaking in Tongues – the music of Tim Dargaville

24 Apr 2017

Acclaimed Australian composer and recipient of the 2014 Albert Maggs Award Tim Dargaville will be featured in a portrait concert Speaking in Tongues at the Melbourne Recital Centre on 28 April.

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VCA Art student murals enliven 11 Barry Street

10 Apr 2017

New murals created by VCA art students are enlivening the elevator lobbies of the home of University Services at 11 Barry Street in Carlton. Read more via MUSSE.

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Review: Passion, Lament, Glory

05 Apr 2017

Baroque sacred music gets a theatrical makeover in a bold outing by the Melbourne Conservatorium and ARC Centre for the History of Emotions, writes Limelight Magazine. Read the review.

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VCA & MCM March e-newsletter

30 Mar 2017

Read the March edition of the VCA & MCM e-newsletter.

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Passion, Lament, Glory … a new take on an old story

28 Mar 2017

Artistic director and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music Professor Jane Davidson is gearing up for a powerful Baroque music enactment of the Passion of Christ, at Melbourne’s iconic St Paul’s Cathedral.

 

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National number-one ranking in Performing Arts for the University of Melbourne

23 Mar 2017

The University of Melbourne has been ranked as number one in Australia for Performing Arts in the recently-released QS World University Rankings.

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MCM alumna named Assistant Conductor of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

17 Mar 2017

After an extensive selection and audition process, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra today announced MCM alumna Tianyi Lu as its new Assistant Conductor. Read more via the MSO website.

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Casting JonBenét director on our obsession with the murder of a child pageant queen

16 Mar 2017

Film and television alumna Kitty Green's docu-drama Casting JonBenét is "a deeply inventive, deeply complex look at a tragedy that struck a community" according to Guardian reviewer Megan Spence. Read more via The Guardian.

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