Stars of Music Theatre to conduct VCA Masterclasses
17 Jul 2012
Some of the biggest names in local and international music theatre will impart their knowledge and skills to Victorian College of the Arts students through a series of master-classes as part of the new National Music Theatre Cabaret Program. Read More
VCA Anniversary Blog 2012: 40 Years of VCA
09 Jul 2012
To mark the VCA’s 40th anniversary, we've created a blog to piece together the true story of its students, alumni and supporters. To take part in history, please contact us today at: firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter: @VCA40th. See the blog contributions so far, and share your own, at: http://blog.vca.unimelb.edu.au.
Wilin Winter Intensive with Dhungala children's choir
09 Jul 2012
Gareth Boreham reports for SBS World News Australia.
Future Indigenous singing stars undergo Wilin winter workout
04 Jul 2012
A group of 10 young Indigenous singers will celebrate NAIDOC Week by taking part in an intensive training program for classical vocal music at the Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development at the University of Melbourne. Read More
MTC announces new Artistic appointments
02 Jul 2012
Melbourne Theatre Company Artistic Director Brett Sheehy announced VCA alum Sam Strong (LLB Hons 2001, GDipDramArt(Direction) 2004) as Associate Artistic Director, focusing on developing artistic opportunities and directing main stage productions; and current research masters student Leticia Cáceres as Associate Director, directing for the main stage and developing initiatives for MTC’s education programs. Read more on Inside MTC.
VCA dance troop set to star in Singapore
21 Jun 2012
Six dance students from the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) are preparing to strut their stuff on the world stage, at a prestigious youth festival in Singapore. Read More
Peter Neville talks to ArtsHub
15 Jun 2012
Peter Neville, percussionist and senior lecturer at the MCM, talks to ArtsHub about the New Music Studio and his career.
Penman to be Writer-In-Residence at ABC
01 Jun 2012
Melbourne based actress Meredith Penman (BDramArt, 2007) has won a writer-in-residency opportunity at the ABC through the Ian Reed Foundation for her radio play 'Cassandra is a Waitress'. Read media release from the ABC.
VCA to conduct Acting Workshops in Benalla
25 May 2012
Performing arts professionals from the Victorian College of the Arts will conduct a three-day Acting Intensive workshop in Benalla in July, in partnership with Goulburn Regional Academy of Dramatic Arts (GRADA). Read More
Indigenous singers forge new ground
24 May 2012
Australia’s ranks of classically trained Indigenous singers will grow substantially this week, with the graduation of three Aboriginal men from the University of Melbourne’s Victorian College of the Arts. Read More
May e-newsletter 2012
24 May 2012
Read the May issue of the VCA & MCM e-newsletter.
Australian Directors’ Guild Awards
15 May 2012
Congratulations to Matthew Saville (GD Narrative, 1998) who won two awards – for best direction in a TV mini series for Cloudstreet and best direction in a TV drama series for The Slap. Emma Freeman (BFTV, 2000) won best direction in a telemovie for 'Hawke' and Kathy Chambers (BFTV, 1984) and Ken Connor won best direction in TV reality program/light entertainment for RocKwiz – On the Road. See results in full.