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Ariel Kleiman receives Sundance Film Festival award for screenplay

27 Jan 2012

Australian filmmaker and VCA alum Ariel Kleiman has been honoured with a Mahindra Global Filmmaking Award for his feature screenplay 'Partisan', as part of the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. Read press release from Warp Films.


Helen Herbertson receives funding for a Paris tour in 2012

19 Jan 2012

Melbourne dance artist and the VCA’s Dance Postgraduate Coordinator Helen Herbertson, has received funding for a tour of contemporary dance works Morphia Series and Sunstruck to the Atelier de Paris, France in June 2012. See Vic Government press release for further details.


Changing lives through theatre

10 Jan 2012

Voice reports on CCP's Theatre for Change forum theatre program.


Reaching the Top Note

05 Jan 2012

Arts Victoria profiles the National Graduate Opera Program on their website.


Film still from 'Kaleidoscope' by Sophie Hayward (BFTV, 2011)
2011 VCA Film & Television award-winning graduates

19 Dec 2011

On Wednesday 7 December, the Victorian College of the Arts announced the 2011 award winners at the annual Film & TV Graduate Screenings at ACMI, presented by comedian and writer Shaun Micallef.

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The VCA’s sense of renewal

09 Dec 2011

Su Baker talks to Fiona Mackrell at Artshub about the VCA, looking ahead to our 40th anniversary in 2012.


Front row L to R: Gary McPherson, Richard Gill, Penny Hutchinson, Barry Conyngham. Back row L to R: Christine Heald, Jeremy Kleeman, Carlos Barcenas, Georgia Hawes and Kirilie Blythman.
Australia's future opera stars to study in Melbourne

09 Dec 2011

Eight of the country’s best and brightest opera singers have been selected for a new National Graduate Opera Program that will run next year as part of a collaboration between the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music and Victorian Opera.

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Malthouse's 2012 Female Director in Residence

07 Dec 2011

Alumna Adena Jacobs (Master Theatre Practice, 2008) will be the Malthouse Theatre's female director-in-residence next year. ArtsHub reports.


ABC Arts put student work on show

07 Dec 2011

ABC Arts Gateway features work from our visual art, production and film & tv students.


Film still from 'Northkids' by Jonathan Leahy (BFTV Honours, 2011)
VCA students graduate to big screen

29 Nov 2011

Catch a glimpse of the state’s best up and coming filmmakers when graduating students from the VCA School of Film and Television showcase their works on the big screens at ACMI in December.

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Sarah Berners, Master of Fine Art, gallery installation of 'Object Appendage', 2010.
Art Masters exhibit Master Arts

25 Nov 2011

The art works of Masters students from the VCA’s School of Art will be exhibited at the Margaret Lawrence Gallery and throughout the School of Art Studios from 6 to 11 December.

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Dance Australia reviews Dance Graduation Season

23 Nov 2011

Read the Dance Australia Review: Resonate, Revolve, Reflect by Susan Bendall.