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Meet Ngioka Bunda-Heath: 2022 Hutchinson Fellow

18 May 2022
Ngioka Bunda-Heath is a Wakka Wakka, Ngugi and Birrpai dancer and storyteller whose choreographic works are a deep excavation of her cultural and ancestral histories. She is a...

Focus on new Associate Deans in the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music

17 May 2022
The 2022 academic year has ushered in a new Director of the VCA and a new suite of Associate Deans for the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music. These executive-level positions...

Enterprise Professor Natalie King on curating 'Paradise Camp' for the Venice Biennale

30 April 2022
The New Zealand pavilion at the 59th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia recently opened with artist Yuki Kihara’s ensemble exhibition, Para...

‘Practically perfect’: Music Theatre alum Stefanie Jones lands major role as Mary Poppins

12 April 2022
Music Theatre alum Stefanie Jones has been selected to play the role of Mary Poppins in Cameron Mackintosh and Disney’s critically acclaimed stage production, which will...

Steven Rhall wins 'The Paul Selzer Exhibition' $25,000 art prize

3 March 2022
Taungurung artist, Steven Rhall has been announced the prize winner of The Paul Selzer Exhibition for his work Recycled or Reclaimed (2022) at Domain House Gallery in the Roya...

Hannah Shin wins top prize at the Lev Vlassenko Piano Competition

1 March 2022
Melbourne Conservatorium of Music graduates, Hannah Shin (Bachelor of Music 2021) and Tian Tian Lan (Diploma of Music Studies 2020) were awarded first and second place at the...

Victorian College of the Arts welcomes new Director

27 February 2022
The Faculty of Fine Arts and Music at the University of Melbourne is delighted to announce the arrival of Professor Emma Redding as Director of the Victorian College of the Ar...

Compose Queer: Bringing queer stories into the mainstream of classical music

24 February 2022
Compose Queer is an initiative that empowers young queer composers and was conceived by vocal consort the Divisi Chamber Singers, a talented group of musicians who met and for...

Backstage at Chunky Move's Yung Lung

23 February 2022
While 2020-21 posed huge challenges to many graduating students, two Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance) graduates landed a surprising opportunity with CHUNKY MOVE via an online int...

The Paul Selzer Exhibition: Supporting graduates of the VCA

18 February 2022
As Melbourne's arts and cultural sector remerges from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, four of the VCA's finest graduates are displaying newly commissioned works as part...

Meet James Howard, Jaadwa Musician and PhD Candidate

18 February 2022
Dr Danny Butt, Associate Director (Research) VCA and Creative Producer Claire Bredenoord raise the profile of graduate researchers at the Victorian College of the Arts through...

The Time It Takes: giving voice to those who stutter

15 February 2022
VCA filmmaker Sarah Marcuson is about to see her documentary, The Time It Takes, featured on the Melbourne International Film Festival's digital platform MIFF Play. The d...