Senior Research Fellow Natalie King
VCA welcomes new Senior Research Fellow, Natalie King

21 Feb 2014

Melbourne-based curator, writer and former inaugural Director of Utopia@Asialink joins the VCA in 2014

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New Lecturer in Strings for the MCM

20 Feb 2014

Cellist Alvin Wong joins the MCM teaching staff

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New stars rising &lsquot;“ opera’s next generation

17 Feb 2014

Eight emerging opera virtuosos have won places in the unique Master of Music (Opera Performance) course, which is jointly delivered by Victorian Opera and the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music at the University of Melbourne.

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The Pizzicato Effect Research Project

14 Feb 2014

MCM's Music Mind and Wellbeing Research Initative considers the results of the music education partnership between the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Meadows Primary School, Broadmeadows.

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Southbank Arts Precinct Blueprint Announced

12 Feb 2014

An exciting new plan for Melbourne's Southbank Arts Precinct has been released by the Victorian Government.

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Alumna Gina Kalabishis wins 2014 Rick Amor Drawing Prize

05 Feb 2014

The Art Gallery of Ballarat has announced Gina Kalabishis (Bachelor of Fine Art, 1993) as the winner of the $12,000 2014 Rick Amor Drawing Prize. 

Kalabishis’s winning entry, Untitled, pastel on velour paper, will be purchased by the Art Gallery of Ballarat and takes pride of place in a free exhibition at the Art Gallery of Ballarat together with all 77 shortlisted works. The exhibition opened on Saturday 1 February and will run until Sunday 23 March.

VCA alumna Elizabeth Debicki wins AACTA Award

04 Feb 2014

Congratulations to actress Elizabeth Debicki (Bachelor of Dramatic Art 2010) for her Best Supporting Actress award at the annual AACTA Awards in Sydney. Elizabeth won the award for her performance as Jordan Baker in Baz Luhrmann's film The Great Gatsby.

More information about this year's AACTA Awards' nominees and winners here

Overcoming Performance Anxiety

29 Jan 2014

In 2013, Dr Don Greene was invited by the University of Melbourne as part of the VCA & MCM Master Teacher Program, to take up a residency. During this time he taught music, performing arts students and teachers ways to address performance anxiety and promote peak performance. Listen to his podcast with ABC Classic FM online here.

Renowned arts scholar takes lead role at the VCA

28 Jan 2014

Internationally recognised performing arts scholar Mary Luckhurst will take up a position as Professor of Creative Practice and Artistic Research at the VCA & MCM, in a major research appointment at The University of Melbourne.

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University students help Timorese youth arts projects

24 Jan 2014

In late 2013, VCA  students Amanda Huskard, Bryan Phillips and Chris Parkinson, with Chemical Engineering PhD candidate Joseph Richardson, received two DreamLarge grants to teach East Timorese youth valuable skills to document Timorese art, dance and music. MUSSE reports.

VCA alumni Hot Shot teams get their short films greenlit

21 Jan 2014

Five of the six filmmaking teams that have been selected for Screen Australia’s short film program, Hot Shots, have VCA alumni as their writer, director or producer. Congratulations to Corrie Chen, Jim Wright, Andrew Kavanagh, Billie Pleffer, Robbie McEwan and Rodd Rathjen.

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Jacqui Stockdale in the Louvre Museum, Paris

15 Jan 2014

Jacqui Stockdale's (BFine Art, 1990) works 'Lady Rabbit' and 'Colonial Boy' are currently on show at the Louvre Museum, Paris in the exhibition 'LIVING ROOMS' curated by Robert Wilson and Philippe Malgouyres. The exhibition runs until 17 February 2014.