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Opera: The Art of Emotions

19 Sep 2016

Professor Jane Davidson, Associate Dean and deputy director of the ARC Centre for the History of Emotions, talks opera and emotions ahead of the Opera: The Art of Emotions conference. Read more via Classic Melbourne.

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The Space Between director Ruth Borgobello makes a meal of the movie business

15 Sep 2016

First-time director and Film and Television alumna Ruth Borgobello resorted to unusual means to get the first Italian-Australian co-production ever made. Find out how via smh.com.au.

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How Game of Thrones' Emmy-award-winning battle scene was made

15 Sep 2016

Film and television lecturer Peter Allen dissects the work of Melbourne-based visual effects company Iloura, after it won its first Emmy for the Game Of Thrones season six episode “Battle of the Bastards”. Read the story via The Conversation

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Six student entrepreneurship grants awarded to MCM students

13 Sep 2016

In 2016, the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music launched IgniteLab, a world-class program of career development and entrepreneurship. IgniteLab recently funded 6 students to curate and create entrepreneurial projects to build their enterprise skills.

 

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Alumna Hannah Fredericksen hits the stage in new musical Bobby Darin

12 Sep 2016

Music theatre alumna Hannah Fredericksen played Olivia Newton-John in the Network Seven miniseries Molly, which screened earlier this year. Now she is about to play Sandra Dee in a new musical about Bobby Darin, starring David Campbell. Read the article via The Daily Telegraph.

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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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