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Some of the VCA cast member in King Kong: (L - R) Joshua Robson, Sam Hooper, Adam Lyon, Chris Ryan, Jacob William. photo Ponch Hawkes
VCA graduates feature strongly in cast of King Kong

29 Nov 2012

The Victorian College of the Arts is the biggest tertiary provider of cast to KING KONG, with both Adam Lyon (Carl Denham) and Chris Ryan (Jack Driscoll) being graduates, in addition to another six of the cast.

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Roll over Beethoven

21 Nov 2012

MCM student Peter Wilson is one of the pianists playing the fourth movement of Beethoven's 9th symphony, Ode to Joy, from inside a Bechstein grand piano as part of the Kaldor Public Art Project #26: Stop, Prepare, Repair by US artists Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla. Watch him play the piano upside-down and back-to-front on The Age and on the ABC's 7.30 Report.


Graduate Season Dance Australia review

14 Nov 2012

Read the Dance Australia review of the VCA's Graduate Dance Season.


Sydney Symphony premieres Conyngham's first symphony

13 Nov 2012

Sydney Symphony performed the premiere of Prof Barry Conyngham's new symphony, commissioned by Justice Jane Mathews and dedicated to Richard Gill in celebration of this contribution to Sydney Symphony's education program. Read Peter McCallum's review for the Sydney Morning Herald.


November e-newsletter 2012

12 Nov 2012

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


Ron Murray lights the fire at Wilin Week 2012. Photo: Jorge De Araujo.
Wilin Centre celebrates 10 years of fostering Indigenous cultural expression

09 Nov 2012

The Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development will celebrate it's 10th birthday with a free concert and exhibition at Melbourne's Federation Square this month.

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VCA Clickers - the new film society at the Victorian College of the Arts

07 Nov 2012

VCA Clickers, the new film society at the Victorian College of the Arts, launches with its Premiere Screening of SIDE BY SIDE at Federation Hall on Thursday 15 November at 6.30pm.

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Music Theatre grads talk about life after VCA on Joy FM

26 Oct 2012

VCA Music Theatre graduate Andrew Doyle talks to his former classmates Evan Lever, Jayde Kirchert and Zoy Frangos about their work on Moonshadow, Annie and An Officer and a Gentleman respectively, on Joy FM, download the podcast here.


Inside Art TV at the VCA

25 Oct 2012

Inside Art TV recently visited the VCA. Watch Master of Fine Art student Camille Hannah, Master of Contemporary Art student Andrew Treloar and Head of Photography Lou Hubbard talk to Michel Lawrence about their VCA experience: Inside Art TV: Series 2, Episode 6.


Musician Ravi Shankar honoured in new University of Melbourne scholarship

17 Oct 2012

The Ravi Shankar Scholarship for World Music will support an international Masters applicant who is deemed to be an outstanding music scholar or performer with AUD$15,000 in tuition fee help over the durations of their degree.
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Daniel Schlusser, photo: Lachlan Woods
VCA awards George Fairfax Memorial Award to director Daniel Schlusser

12 Oct 2012

The VCA School of Performing Arts is pleased to announce the 2012 recipient of the prestigious $20,000 George Fairfax Memorial Award is Theatre Director Daniel Schlusser.

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New Masters in screen production at the VCA

11 Oct 2012

Leon Salom talks to artsHub about our new Master of Production Design for Screen.