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Vale Emeritus Professor Sue Rowley

08 Sep 2016

Vale Emeritus Professor Sue Rowley, who died peacefully on Saturday September 3 at Maroondah Hospital.

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Melbourne's 'Doctor Who' synthesiser EMS Synthi 100 given engineering heritage award

08 Sep 2016

The sounds it makes are straight out of science fiction, but a rare synthesiser housed at Melbourne University has been recognised as an historic piece of engineering heritage. Read more via ABC News.

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All the stage is a world if you work in theatre

05 Sep 2016

Matthew Delbridge, Head of Theatre at the Victorian College of the Arts, talks motion-capture technology and the skills needed by Australia's emerging actors. Read more via Pursuit.

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Ben Hur, done that ... time to hang up the sandals

05 Sep 2016

Less charming than Charlton, more eh-what-now than epic, the latest version of a cinema classic should be consigned to the annals of history says Head of Theatre Associate Professor Matt Delbridge. Read the review via Pursuit.

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VCA & MCM August e-newsletter

31 Aug 2016

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

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Come behind the scenes of Short Black Opera

31 Aug 2016

Deborah Cheetham, proud Yorta Yorta woman and one of Australia's leading sopranos, reflects on the journey her opera Pecan Summer took to the Sydney Opera House. Read more via Pursuit.

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All we are saying is give beats a chance

29 Aug 2016

World-renowned drummer David Jones discusses meditation and music in the run-up to his Peace Lounge series of concerts at the Victorian College of the Arts. Read the interview via Pursuit.

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University of Melbourne and Melbourne Recital Centre announce ‘learning partnership’

27 Aug 2016

The University of Melbourne has become Melbourne Recital Centre’s new ‘Learning Partner’ and will collaborate on research, teaching and learning, and engagement activities. Read the media release.

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Call for submissions: New Australian Music Theatre Project 2016/17

26 Aug 2016

Do you want to develop the next great Australian musical? Submissions are now open for the development of new Australian music theatre works at the Victorian College of the Arts.

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Dingoes, matrophobia and missing PMs: VCA students present FRISK at Melbourne Fringe Festival

24 Aug 2016

Seven new works by University of Melbourne Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) students will feature as part of FRISK – a festival of new performance – at this year’s Melbourne Fringe, from September 22-25. Read the media release.

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How Julie Andrews chose me for My Fair Lady: Anna O'Byrne tells

22 Aug 2016

Alumna music theatre performer Anna O'Byrne takes the stage in the iconic role Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady, under the direction of Dame Julie Andrews herself. Read more via the Sydney Morning Herald.

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Meet the choreography alumnus who worked with Kanye West

06 Aug 2016

Like being in "a totally different world" – alum dancer and choreographer Lee Searle worked with Kanye West for his recent music video, Wolves. Read more via ABC News.

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